Daily Briefs (Oct. 21): Halloween Sale on the Nintendo eShop (Europe) / Limited Run Games / Kamiko

Today’s Daily Briefs: Halloween Sale on the Nintendo eShop announced for next week in Europe, but also…

  • Limited Run Games
  • Kamiko
  • 80’s Overdrive
  • Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom

Nintendo eShop – Halloween Sale (Europe)

Yesterday, Nintendo announced that the Halloween Sale would go live on October 24th (Tuesday) in Europe. Several games on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, and Wii U, will be available at a discount but it’s not clear whether this sale is only for games published by Nintendo, or if it’s a global one. We’ll find out soon enough, but in the mean time, get your wallets ready!

Source: Nintendo (Twitter)

Limited Run Games

Yesterday, Limited Run Games announced they have finally been approved to publish retail games on Nintendo Switch. We don’t quite know which games they’re planning to release, but the first one will it sometime next year!

Source: Limited Run Games (Twitter)


Today, Circle Ent. announced that Kamiko (a 2D action RPG that was among the very first indie games released on Nintendo Switch) has already sold over 150 000 units worldwide. To celebrate, the original soundtrack was released on iTunes: click here if you’re interested in purchasing it for yourself!

Source: Circle Ent. (Twitter)

80’s Overdrive

A quick update about 80’s Overdrive: the electronic manual is now complete! As for “gameplay”, it’s nearly done: only 2% left. It looks like we could finally get some concrete news about the game pretty soon!

80’s Overdrive (3DS – eShop) does not have a release date yet.

Source: official Twitter account

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom

Yesterday, the developers of Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom shared the latest devblog post for the game, revealing the new hand-drawn design of the lion transformation. As you can see for yourself below, he wears ice equipment, that you will need to go through the scorching hot volcano area. Also, it allows you to deal more damage to fire enemies… and receive less damage from them!

As for the lion transformation itself, it makes Jin much stronger, and allows him to dash fast. There’s a lot of different transformations in this game, and you can switch from one to the other at any time. In fact, it’s not just that you can… you need to do so, in order to progress through the game.

Here’s the new hand-drawn design of the lion:

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom (Switch – eShop) will be released next year.

Source: FDG Entertainment


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