eShop news (Jan. 31): The King’s Bird / Warplanes: WW2 Dogfight

Today’s Nintendo eShop news: The King’s Bird announced for the Nintendo Switch, but also…

  • Warplanes: WW2 Dogfight
  • SMITE
  • Fortnite

The King’s Bird

Serenity Forge has announced that The King’s Bird is headed to console next month, including the Nintendo Switch. It will be released on February 12th, and will cost 19.99€ / $19.99.

Here’s a trailer and some details:

The King’s Bird is a momentum-driven, precision-platforming game that has players use aerial movements to seamlessly dash, glide and flow, with precision and grace, through a mysterious world. Set in a cryptic world kept secret by a tyrant, The King’s Bird has players use a unique momentum-based flying mechanic to run, jump, and fly past challenges as they make their way through forgotten lost kingdoms. Only after mastering the world of flight can players discover the truth about their freedom.

The King’s Bird (Switch – eShop) comes out on February 12th in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: Serenity Forge PR

Warplanes: WW2 Dogfight

7levels have announced their second game for the Nintendo Switch: Home Net Games’ Warplanes: WW2 Dogfight. It will be released on February 21st in Europe and North America, and will cost 9.99€ / $9.99.

Here’s a trailer and some details:

No pilot license is required here – just grab your Joy-Con controllers and take a seat at the controls of a military aircraft. Gather a squadron of the best pilots, and train them to assist you in the riskiest missions. Manage your base: buy planes, recruit and train pilots, and keep building additional structures. Choose between over 30 historical airplanes, which you can fly, repaint, customize, and upgrade. Rule the skies of World War 2 with the assistance of the unique Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, available exclusively on Nintendo Switch.


In each of the campaigns for Great Britain, USSR, and Germany you will assume the role of a pilot and squadron leader of an elite air force unit set up to undertake the most dangerous and strategic missions that could turn the tide of the war.



Play through varied missions in each of the available campaigns: experience deadly encounters with enemy fighters, protect ground structures from bombers, fight over the sea to weaken enemy navy, and pilot bombers to destroy strategic targets. These are only a few examples of a dozen mission types you will experience in the beautiful landscapes of Europe, Africa, and Asia. Pick the best planes and pilots for the job and fly over the icy Russian tundra or the sunny deserts of Egypt.



Build your base – construct additional hangars and structures for your pilots and crew. Ensure their safety by building anti-aircraft artillery and barrage balloons. Develop your management skills to cut costs and manage your unit more efficiently – become the ultimate squadron leader!

– Enjoy the easy-to-learn gameplay: engage in air combat with intuitive controls and user-friendly flight mechanics;
– Choose between over 30 historical planes: pick from classic fighters to light and heavy bombers, including the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster, II-2 “Shturmovik”, La-5FN, Ju-87 “Stuka”, Fw 200 “Condor”, and a Switch exclusive – the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk. These are just some of the many beautiful machines you can fly, repaint, customize and upgrade;
– Manage your base: buy planes, recruit and train pilots, and keep building additional structures;
– Admire the precise graphic design: detailed 3D models with awesome special effects;
– English, Russian, and German radio chatter: fly into the atmosphere of a World War 2 dogfight;
– HD Rumble support: be maximally precise when navigating your warplane, thanks to HD Rumble integration;
– Experience flying with motion control: feel like you are really in the game;

Warplanes: WW2 Dogfight (Switch – eShop) comes out on February 21st in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Source: 7levels PR

SMITE

The next Software update for SMITE (recently released on Nintendo Switch) is going to be pretty big one:

  • Cross-play & Cross-progression
  • God 100: Merlin – The Master Wizard
  • Role Queue
  • New Conquest Updates
  • The first ever SMITE Battle Pass

As such, the developers decided to push back the release date to February 11th, and use the extra time to add some more polish to the update, but also test the merging of content and progress across platforms. Basically, they want to do things right, though there’s probably going to be some issues left once the update is finally launched.

Source: Hi-Rez Studios

Fortnite

Epic Games frequently share Development Updates about… well, the development of Fortnite, and what’s coming next to the game. Earlier this week, the first one for Creative Mode, launched last year as additional game mode, went live. Click here to check it out!


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