Daily news (August 9): Monstrum / Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars

Today’s Daily news: Monstrum announced for the Nintendo Switch, but also…

  • Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars
  • Oninaki
  • Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD
  • NBA 2K20
  • Dragon Quest Builders 2
  • Giga Wrecker Alt.


Soedesco have announced that Monstrum, a horror game developed by Team Junkfish, is headed to the Nintendo Switch. It will be available at retail and on the Nintendo eShop.

Here’s a trailer, some details, the list of key features, and some screenshots (+boxarts):

Stranded on a derelict cargo ship, you find yourself hunted by one of Monstrum’s terrifying predators as you search for a way out. Death is death. Get killed in Monstrum and you’ll be starting all over again. As each of them has their own strategy, abilities and weaknesses, you have to use your wits to outsmart your pursuer in the ship’s procedurally generated environment. Can you survive Monstrum?

  • Survive a different environment and monster each time you play
  • Use whatever you can find to outwit the monsters and escape the ship
  • Hide, distract and run, but be careful not to fall into the numerous traps
  • Try to stay alive or you’ll have to start all over again

Monstrum (Switch) does not have a release date yet. The Upcoming Games page has been updated.

Source: Soedesco PR

Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars

Kalypso Games have announced a new game for the Nintendo Switch: Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars, a strategy game developed by Palindrome Interactive. It will be released in Spring 2020 in Europe and North America.

Here’s the latest trailer for the game and some details:

Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars is an engaging strategy game set in a dark vampire world in turmoil, that combines empire management and turn-based combat with unique card-game elements. Discover the secrets of Nemire and experience an enthralling story from the perspective of four mighty vampire lords while commanding one of three unique vampire clans with distinctive units, powers, gameplay mechanics and characters. Players will make strategic manoeuvres in kingdom mode before switching over to combat mode to take on their foes in tense, closely fought battles. Each clan and vampire lord has access to their own set of cards, which can be combined to powerful effect.

Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars (Switch) comes out in Spring 2020 in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Kalypso Media PR


Square-Enix have revealed a couple additional daemons for Oninaki:

  • Treize (voiced Shizuma Hodoshima)
  • Lucika (voiced by Houko Kuwashima)

They also shared plenty of new screenshots for the game, along with character artworks for the two new Daemons:

Finally, here’s the latest gameplay video for the game:

Oninaki (Switch) comes out on August 22nd worldwide.

Source: 4Gamer

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD

SEGA have announced that physical copies of Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD in Europe and North America (now available for pre-order) come with a set of stickers. Digital pre-orders will start at a later date.

Here’s a gameplay trailer for the game:

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD (Switch) comes out on October 29th in Europe and North America, and October 31st in Japan.

Source: SEGA PR

NBA 2K20

Take-Two have shared another Development Diary blog post for NBA 2K20, this time focusing on the WNBA (women): click here to check it out!

Here’s some more screenshots for the game:

NBA 2K20 (Switch) comes out on September 6th worldwide.

Dragon Quest Builders 2

Square-Enix have announced that Dragon Quest Builders 2 has shipped over 1.1 million units since launch, worldwide. No regional (or platform) breakdown is provided, but we did get a short video to celebrate this milestone:

Also, it was announced that the final update for the game will be released on August 20th (at least in Japan). It will bring the following improvements:

  • increases the number of save data slots to 3
  • increases the maximum number of islands you can save, up to 3 now
  • adds new hairstyles, an item that lets you control the weather, and more

Finally, here’s the latest set of videos for the game, including the recording of the latest livestream:

Source: Gamer

Giga Wrecker Alt.

Rainy Frog have revealed the contents of the Limited Edition for Giga Wrecker Alt. in Japan (price: 5 940 Yen):

  • soundtrack CD (21 tracks)
  • artbook (A5 size, 34 pages): sketches, backgrounds, characters, etc. but also comments from the Director

Giga Wrecker Alt. (Switch) comes out on October 24th in Japan.

Source: Gamer


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