eShop news (April 3): Save Your Nuts / Windbound

Today’s Nintendo eShop: Save Your Nuts available for pre-purchase in Europe and North America, but also…

  • Windbound
  • Monster Viator

Save Your Nuts

Starting today, Save Your Nuts is available for pre-purchase on the Nintendo eShop, for £11.99 / $14.99. A demo version will be released on April 16th (same day as the game itself), and will offer the following:

  • a tutorial teaching newcomers how to play solo with bots or with a group of up to eight local frenemies
  • two of the game’s exciting arenas, the park and the garden
  • Capture the Nuts mode, where an acorn is dropped and critters fight to nipple on it

Here’s some more details for the game:

The full release of Save Your Nuts will see up to eight players compete locally, online or against challenging AI opponents across three modes and 10 different arenas ranging from soccer fields, basketball courts, waterfalls and ice lakes to castles, train stations, ships and outer space. Apart from Capture the Nuts, the game will include Thieves, a war to steal multiple enemy’s nuts while protecting your own team’s, and Battle, a fight to determine who will be the last animal to keep their nuts intact. Maps will be filled with hazards and power-ups that can change the tide of battle faster than fans can crack open a nut.

Don’t let Save Your Nuts’ cute cast fool you: the game will be accessible and easy to enjoy, but hard to master. Challenging AI and shifting environments will ensure that no real-life get-together is ever boring. Fans will even be able to take the party online via Steam’s Remote Play Together feature, which will allow up to seven friends who don’t own the game to join the fun from their own abode. That’s right: everyone you know could become a fellow nut-buster simply by selecting the Remote Play Together option on your friend list.

Solo players won’t be left out, as each of Save Your Nuts’ three unique modes will be endlessly replayable. That’s not to mention that there’ll be a ton of outfits to dress up your squirrels, dogs, racoons, beavers and more.

Save Your Nuts (Switch – eShop) comes out on April 16th in Europe and North America.

Source: Triple Scale Games PR

Windbound

Deep Silver have announced their latest game for the Nintendo Switch: Windbound, a rogue-like 3rd-person survival adventure developed by 5 Lives Studio. It will be released on August 28th in Europe and North America.

Here’s a trailer, some details, some screenshots, and the list of key features for the game:

Created by Australian developer 5 Lives Studios, Windbound is a beautiful rogue-like 3rd-person survival adventure, fuelled by hunting, exploration and crafting. The player assumes the role of Kara who has been shipwrecked on an unknown land and must learn to adapt and survive, while solving the mysteries of a series of forgotten islands.Windbound takes the survival genre in a new direction, focusing on nomadic hunting and exploration, together with custom boat building and an immersive tactile sailing experience. The game provides endless replayability options thanks to the procedural world, dynamic wildlife and modular boat crafting.

The forbidden islands are calling, unlock their secrets. Shipwrecked alone on an uncharted island, explore, adapt and navigate the land and perilous seas to stay alive. As Kara, you are a warrior, caught at sea in a fierce storm, adrift from your tribe. Thrown from your boat, at the mercy of the turbulent waters, you are tossed on to the shores of the Forbidden Islands, a mysterious paradise. With no boat, no food or tools, just the will and skill to survive, uncover this beautiful island’s rich resources. Craft tools and weapons to hunt and defend yourself against nature itself with its wild and fantastical creatures. Whilst exploring further islands and the scattered ruins across their lands, secrets of the past and glimpses of the future are revealed. Unravel the mystery behind them all and you may find more than just your way home.

  • Uncover the Secrets Within – Embark on a personal journey and discover the history of the idyllic Forbidden Islands; each holding the key to a mystery and unexpected revelations.
  • Explore As Far As The Eye Can See – Head towards the horizon, advancing across the islands, each with their own diverse wildlife, landscapes and challenges to face.
  • Live Off The Land – Scavenge the islands’ untamed terrain for resources that you can use to craft a full range of tools and weapons to hunt wildlife and upgrade your boat. You must set sail when resources become scarce.
  • Build Your Perfect Seacraft – Your boat is your key companion on this journey, carefully craft your own custom sailing vessel to take on the treacherous waters, traversing from one island to the next. Design your boat to battle tempestuous winds, monstrous waves, and deadly sea creatures.

Windbound (Switch – eShop) comes out on August 28th in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Deep Silver PR

Monster Viator

Kemco have announced their latest game for the Nintendo Switch: Monster Viator. It will be released on April 9th worldwide, and is now available for pre-purchase on the Nintendo eShop with a 10% off pre-purchase discount (regular price: $14.99).

Here’s some details and some screenshots for the game:

Monster Viator is a fantasy RPG featuring beautiful pixel animations and retro feel, with classic turn-based battles. Unable to remember who he is, Culter is mysteriously able to communicate with monsters. He soon comes across Aira, a shepherd who controls monsters with a harp and sets out together on a journey to uncover his memories. A fairy-tale like adventure with a legendary Hero with a thousand monsters, a Fountain of Truth and a witch unfolds! Ride a dragon and soar the skies or on a raft down the river! Compelling pixel art breathes life into your adventure. Journey with more than 20 monsters, each with their own abilities and personalities. Hang tight and take your time in exploring not only challenging dungeons but what this fantasy RPG has to offer!

Monster Viator (Switch – eShop) comes out on April 9th worldwide. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Kemco PR / Nintendo


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