eShop news (Feb. 17) – Streets of Red: Devil’s Dare Deluxe / Death Road to Canada

Today’s Nintendo eShop news: Streets of Red announced for the Nintendo Switch, but also…

  • Death Road to Canada
  • Claws of Furry
  • TurtlePop: Journey to Freedom
  • Atooi

Streets of Red: Devil’s Dare Deluxe

A couple of weeks ago, Secret Base announced Streets of Red: Devil’s Dare Deluxe, a permadeath multiplayer horror beat’em up for the Nintendo Switch. It will be released on February 27th, and will cost $9.99 (with a launch discount). Here’s all you need to know about it:

In Streets of Red: Devil’s Dare Deluxe, the only thing scarier than being eaten alive is running out of quarters! A permadeath multiplayer horror beat’em up that bestows players with the skills of retro gaming heroes in a fight against a legion of undead monstrosities.

Streets of Red : DDD was designed to be played over and over again, with each run offering up the potential for new content. Six unique playable characters and an ever-growing level selection work to keep the gameplay from getting old and rotten, while the easy to learn but hard to master combat system allows for plenty of depth. ​

With every kill, you earn cash that can be spent on upgrades, or to revive yourself when you die. You better learn how to make cash fast and spend it smart in Streets of Red : DDD because when you’re dead, your save data dies with you. The chills, thrills, bills, and opportunity to learn new skills here won’t stop until every street runs red with blood! Are you up for the challenge of an anti-lifetime?

Streets of Red: Devil’s Dare Deluxe (Switch – eShop) comes out on February 27th. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Death Road to Canada

A couple of weeks ago, UKIYO Publishing, Rocketcat Games and Madgarden announced Death Road to Canada for the Nintendo Switch. Here’s what the game is all about:

UKIYO Publishing, the London-based independent video game publisher in partnership with Rocketcat Games and Madgarden, are proud to announce that their randomly generated, zombie-filled road-trip, Death Road To Canada, is making its way to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this Spring. The release includes all major updates from the original PC version. Players will now be able to take the highly esteemed cadaverous journey from Florida to Ontario, soaking up its immaculately gruesome pixel-art take on the undead apocalypse. Facing off against near insurmountable odds, Death Road To Canada tasks players with surviving its brutal, hyper-violent combat with over-the-top, looted weaponry. Scavenging the derelict environment, tough, sometimes hilarious decisions will have to be made along the way, either alone or in its two-player co-op mode.

Tipped off that Canada might just be free from the threat of zombies, the long, winding Death Road is all that stands between the player and their goal. Players will explore iconic sites such as Y’all-Mart and the Muscle! Bomb!! Gym!!!, meeting and recruiting a host of strange and bizarre companions along the way. Unusually for randomly generated roguelikes, Death Road To Canada features a heavy emphasis on narrative, its Interactive Fiction events making or breaking friendships, all the while adding character-driven drama to the blood and guts chaos of combat. A far cry from sunshine state at the end Route 66, Death Road To Canada is a desperate scramble to the promised land of Ontario.

Death Road to Canada (Switch – eShop) will be released this Spring in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: UKIYO Publishing PR

Claws of Furry

A couple of weeks ago, Terahard announced Claws of Furry for the Nintendo Switch. It’s a rogue-like, co-op action game, releasing this Spring via the Nintendo eShop.

Here’s all you need to know about it:

With fifty levels of catastrophic mayhem, players will punch and scratch their way through enemies to rescue their Master from the evil claws of an unknown boss. Claws of Furry creates a seamless blend of today’s fast paced action with classic arcade Beat’em up carnage. Made up of four distinct environments with unique enemies, the challenge is always evolving. Multiple modes such as Rogue-like and Arena, and unlockable outfits with unique bonuses, will require unstoppable ninja-cat reflexes.

Fear not the rogue-like though; with the Pussycat mode, the game can be played with checkpoints in every level in a classic linear adventure. Players, of course, will still require a keen eye and bags of feline ninja skills in order to survive the journey and free their Master. But they don’t have to take on this challenge alone; a group of up to four people can unleash their collective fury with the ultimate local couch co-op mode!

Key Features:

  • Arcade beat’em up action
  • Multiple Modes including: Rogue-like, Arena, Pussycat & Local co-op
  • Local co-op with up to 4 players
  • A variety of thematic environments and enemies
  • Unlockable costumes with unique gameplay properties
  • Beautiful hand-painted art
  • Unique character design

Claws of Furry (Switch – eShop) will be released this Spring in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Terahard PR

TurtlePop: Journey to Freedom

A couple of weeks ago, Zengami announced a plaform puzzle game for the Nintendo Switch, called TurtlePop: Journey to Freedom. Here’s what the game is all about:

TurtlePop: Journey to Freedom is a cross genre platform puzzle game that introduces Bebo, Deephi, Slimmie, Smarts, Willis and Sparky the Turtle. They are aided by ‘The Genie’, who is an airborne support turtle that players can use to manipulate the game world and enhance the abilities of the turtles!

The game’s Campaign mode challenges players to free the turtles from a menagerie of over 100 stages across seven game worlds in single player or two player co-op modes. Robust game mechanics seamlessly blend platform and puzzle gameplay with features including multi character control and turtle-linking, environment manipulation via block swapping, item deployment and match 3 mechanics that make challenges even more fresh, intense and fun! Through the journey, players collect Sun-Coins, Moon-Pearls and earn Treasure Chests to discover and level-up over 15 types of Building Cards and more than 40 gameplay items to help lead the turtles to freedom!

Battle and play with friends in local Multiplayer with 1-4 players in versus or co-op formats. Arena Battle Crown Thief and Arena Battle Lick’em Up modes pit players against one another in a classic Arena Battle tournament format where the aim is to wear the crown the longest or lick, color and free the most turtles to achieve victory. In Turtle Clash mode, players battle in split screen on over 75 stages that can be unlocked in Campaign mode.  

TurtlePop: Journey to Freedom is exclusive and optimized for Nintendo Switch running at native 1080p 60 when docked and native 720p 60 in Tabletop or Handheld modes.

TurtlePop: Journey to Freedom (Switch – eShop) will be released in March in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Zengami PR

Atooi

A couple of weeks ago, Jools Watsham from Atooi posted a pretty lenghty blog post in order to discuss the state of the company: past and upcoming projects. You can check it out in full by clicking here!

In that blog post, Jools Watsham reveals that his next Nintendo Switch game (after Totes the Goat) would be something completely new known as “Soccer Slammers: a 2-on-2 arcade soccer experience focused on fast, fun gameplay. It will be shown at the Game Developer Conference, next month.

Here’s a screenshot:

Soccer Slammers (Switch – eShop) should be released in time for the World Cup. It’s been added to the Upcoming Games page!


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