Daily news (November 25, Round 3): Just Shapes & Beats / One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4

Today’s Daily news: Shovel Night mixtape for Just Shapes & Beats, but also…

  • One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4
  • Space Pioneer
  • Dead End Job
  • Legend of Valkyrie

Just Shapes & Beats

Berzerk Studio have announced that Just Shapes & Beats is getting a Shovel Knight mixtape on December 4th. It will feature the following remixes, available in Challenge mode (random), or in the Playlist (to be unlocked with Beat Points):

  • Danimal Cannon – Strike the Earth! (remix)
  • Rainbowdragoneyes – Flowers of Antimony (remix)
  • Kubbi – In the Halls of the Usurper (remix)
  • Shirobon – La Danse Macabre (remix)

On the same day, the game is getting an update that will add amiibo support:

  • Shovel Knight: allows you to unlock the Shovel Knight remixes without using Beat Points
  • any other amiibo: collect 100 Beat Points (once per figure, up to 5 times per day)

Source: Berzerk Studio PR

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4

Bandai-Namco have clarified that players who pre-order One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 in Europe and North America will get the following bonuses:

  • early unlock of the Vinsmoke Brothers (Ichiji, Niji, and Yonji)
  • 2 exclusive costumes to be revealed at a later date

Also, not just one but 4 different costumes will be distributed for free on launch day:

  • Luffytaro (Luffy)
  • Zorojuro (Zoro)
  • Soba Mask (Sanji)
  • Onami (Nami)

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 (Switch) comes out on March 26th in Japan, and March 27th in Europe and North America.

Source: Bandai-Namco PR

Space Pioneer

QubicGames have shared some details about Space Pioneer, a “twin-stick, run and gun, RPG lite” developed by Vivid Games and releasing on December 6th in Europe and North America. It’s now available for pre-purchase on the Nintendo eShop for 10€ / $10, with a 50% off discount for players who already any of the previous QubicGames titles released on Nintendo Switch.

Here’s the details and the list of key features:

You know the drill. Humanity needs to expand to the far reaches of the galaxy and they’ve sent you to do some much-needed pest control. Welcome to Space Pioneer!

In Space Pioneer you’ll travel to multiple planets and discover ancient secrets. Take on various enemies and massive bosses from cybernetic arachnids to venomous hornets, each with their own unique offensive and defensive capabilities. Choose from multiple weapons and skills to crush your enemies and earn loot to unlock new gear and upgrades. 

  • Tight and responsive run and gun gameplay
  • Multiple galaxies to exterminate through
  • Big ass boss battles
  • Rewarding progress system – continually upgrade your weapons, gear + skills
  • Local co-op up to 4 players
  • 3 class types to choose from – Light, Heavy and Standard

Space Pioneer (Switch – eShop) comes out on December 6th in Europe and North America.

Source: QubicGames PR

Dead End Job

Here’s a developer interview for Dead End Job, featuring Tony Gowland from Ant Workshop:

Dead End Job (Switch – eShop) comes out on December 13th in Europe and North America.

Legend of Valkyrie

The latest translated interview from shmuplations are about Legend of Valkyrie, and feature Hiroshi Fujii (Character Designer) and Koakuman (Main Designer). Here’s an except:

—By the way, did you also create personalities for the characters? I don’t get a strong sense of a personality from the Valkyrie character.

Fujii: When I look back it now, Valkyrie has kind of a weird personality. She rushes headlong into danger, thrusting forward with single-minded purpose. And she’s really greedy when it comes to money. (laughs) Of course I’m half-joking, but yeah, she doesn’t really have a clearly defined personality. When we were making the game, we didn’t think about that much. In terms of “personality”, I’d say more than Valkyrie, the supporting cast is more colorful. Xandra, Koakuman (poorly translated as “Quarkman” for the US, which completely loses the “little devil” meaning of koaku), and so forth…

Click here to check out the full thing!


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