eShop news (May 28): 198X / Unties @ BitSummit 7 Spirits

Today’s Nintendo eShop news: 198X announced for the Nintendo Switch, but also…

  • Unties @ BitSummit 7 Spirits
  • Shakedown Hawaii
  • Nintendo eShop Highlights


Hi-Bit Studios have announced that they are bringing 198X to the Nintendo Switch “soon”. Here’s a trailer:

Over-the-top arcade action meets coming-of-age drama, blurring the lines between game and reality. Welcome to 198X – where a new life is just 1 credit away.

198X (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Unties @ BitSummit 7 Spirits

Today, Unties revealed their line-up for BitSummit 7 Spirits, which takes place this weekend in Japan. The vast majority of games are coming to the Nintendo Switch, and all but one are yet to be released!

Here’s the line-up

  • Battlloon (noname studio) [already available]
  • Keotoshi! Treasure Hunter (WINGLAY): 1 500 Yen, out on June 6th in Japan
  • Gensou Skydrift (illuCalab): out this Summer in Japan
  • Giraffe and Annika (atlie mimina): out this year in Japan
  • Märchen Forest Complete Edition (Primary Orbit): out this year in Japan
  • Tokyo Dark -Remembrance- (Cherrymochi): out this year in Japan
  • Olija (Skeleton Crew Studio): out this year in Japan
  • BackSlash (Skeleton Crew Studio): out this Summer in Japan
  • Keen (Cat nigiri): out this Summer in Japan
  • The Tower of Permanence (//commentout): out this year in Japan
  • Unreal Life (hakoseikatsu): no release window provided;

And here’s pictures for those games:

The Upcoming Games page has been updated with all the new games listed above!

Source: Gamer

Shakedown Hawaii

Vblank Entertainment have revealed that the Nintendo 3DS version of Shakedown Hawaii will have several zoom options:

  • 400×240 (1.0x)
  • 200×120 (2.0x)
  • 300×180 (1.5x)

The first two options are recommended because pixels are most crisp at 1.0x and 2.0x.

Here’s an off-screen video clip showing an experiment, with the camera zooming out when you enter a vehicle:

Shakedown Hawaii (3DS) does not have a release date yet.

Source: Vblank Entertainment (Twitter)

Nintendo eShop Highlights

Here’s the latest Nintendo eShop Highlights video from Nintendo of Europe, showcasing some of the top games released in May on the Nintendo eShop of the Nintendo Switch:


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