Today’s Nintendo eShop news: release date for Forgotton Anne, but also…
- Horizon Chase Turbo
- Demetrios – The BIG Cynical Adventure
- Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix
- Feudal Alloy
- Shakedown Hawaii
- The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup
Initially announced for next year, Forgotton Anne is now releasing much ealier than initially scheduled: next week, in fact! The game will be available on November 9th in Europe and North America, and will cost 19.99 € / £15.99 / $19.99 with a 10% off discount. for one week.
Here’s a trailer and some additional details:
Forgotton Anne is a seamless animated adventure, focusing on a hidden dimension where all mislaid items from the human world – the odd socks, the lost letters, the missing toys – are sent to linger. It’s the job of the Forgotlings – creatures formed out of all of these missing items – to help the trapped Anne and Master Bonku find their way home.
Forgotton Anne (Switch – eShop) comes out on November 9th in Europe and North America, and later in Japan. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!
Source: Square-Enix Collective PR
Horizon Chase Turbo
Yesterday, Aquiris Game Studio announced that Aquiris Game Studio will be released on November 28th on Nintendo Switch. It’s already available for pre-purchase on the Nintendo eShop, if you’re interested!
Here’s a trailer, more details, and some screenshots:
Horizon Chase Turbo is a homage to classic 16-bit racers that defined a generation of high-speed and frenetic arcade fun like Out Run and Top Gear. The game is conceived to ignite an instant blast of nostalgia with catchy contemporary music composed by the legendary Barry Leitch (who also created the soundtracks for the Top Gear, Lotus, and Rush series), while also offering split-screen multiplayer and mixing retro low-poly aesthetics with modern gameplay.
The Switch and Xbox One versions will be the firsts to receive a brand new game mode called “Playground”, consisting of a set of live challenges that will be updated regularly so that players can keep competing in the online leaderboards, and exclusive content for each platform to be announced soon.
- Thrilling arcade racing game, inspired by Outrun, Top Gear, Lotus Turbo Challenge, and others
- Amazing old-style split-screen multiplayer up to 4 players
- Music by Barry Leitch, Sound Designer in 90s racing classics such as Top Gear and Lotus Turbo Challenge, among others
- 12 Cups, 48 Cities, 109 tracks, 32 Unlockable Cars, and 12 Upgrades
- 4 Game Modes: World Tour, Playground, Tournament, and Endurance.
- Challenge your friends in the Ghost Mode and in the Leaderboards.
Horizon Chase Turbo (Switch – eShop) comes out on November 28th in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!
Source: Aquiris Game Studio PR
Demetrios – The BIG Cynical Adventure
Yesterday, Cowcat announced Demetrios – The BIG Cynical Adventure, a quirky adventure game for the Nintendo Switch. It will be released on December 3rd in Europe and North America, and can already be pre-purchased on the Nintendo eShop. If you don’t feel like spending 9.99€ on that game just yet, a demo version is already available!
Here’s a trailer, some details, and some screenshots:
Inspired by classics such as the Broken Sword and Runaway series, this adventure mixes the Point & Click and Visual Novel styles with a distinct use of silly humor! Featuring handcrafted art, it offers varied puzzles, for beginners and experts alike, requiring 8 to 12 hours to complete.
- Joy-Con and Pro Controllers supported : make use of sticks, D-Pad and buttons for quick selection, with several options such as the sticks sensitivity
- Touch controls supported in handheld mode
- Interface and fonts easy to read in both TV and handheld modes
- Full HD (1080p) hand-drawn art with exclusive particle effects on Switch
- 37 in-game achievements to unlock
- Fully translated into 6 languages : English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian
Demetrios – The BIG Cynical Adventure (Switch – eShop) comes out on December 3rd in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!
Source: COWCAT PR
Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix
Yesterday, Circle Ent. announced that Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix will be released on November 8th in Europe and North America. It’s now available for pre-purchase on the Nintendo eShop, and costs 12.99€ / £11.89 / $12.99 (with a special offer until launch: 11.69 € / £10.70 / $11.69).
Here’s some more details for the game:
A tactical RPG in the finest traditions of the genre, Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix requires you to carefully utilise varied units and their abilities. Set Leaders to change the flow of battle, level up your units, change classes, manage equipment and make the key choices that will be the difference between victory and defeat! An adventure that will take many hours to complete, Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix will challenge even the most careful strategists.
This all takes place against the backdrop of a storyline revolving around war, betrayal and magical forces! It also has two branching paths depending upon a vital player decision, which adds replay value for those that want to see both sides of the story.
- An all-new standalone story in the Mercenaries series, this adventure offers many hours of entertainment.
- Carefully crafted tactical RPG action.
- Choose a Leader for each battle, level up units, change class types and pick the right equipment.
- Follow the twists and turns of the tale that includes war, magical beasts and leadership challenges. There are also two different paths to the end of the story, encouragingmultiple playthroughs to see everything!
- Featuring character illustrations by Kazama Raita, whose previous credits include Xenoblade Chronicles, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Border Break.
Mercenaries Wings: The False Phoenix (Switch – eShop) comes out on November 8th in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!
Source: Circle Ent. PR
Here’s the latest screenshot for Picontier:
Picontier (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet.
Source: Flyhigh Works (Twitter)
Here’s the latest video clip for Feudal Alloy:
Exploring caves in #FeudalAlloy. Have a great weekend!
— Attu Games (@Attu_Games) November 2, 2018
Feudal Alloy (Switch – eShop) comes out in January 2019 worldwide.
Here’s the latest video clip for Shakedown Hawaii:
— Vblank (@RetroCR) November 2, 2018
Shakedown Hawaii (Switch – eShop) comes out in Q1 2019 in Europe and North America.
The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup
Here’s the latest video clip for The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup:
"I can't lie to you about your chances but … you have my sympathies"
The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup – Out on Steam https://t.co/wycDPdiswJ #indiegames #steam #FridayFeeling pic.twitter.com/T5fXdki7YG
— Gory Detail (@GoryDetail) November 2, 2018
The Unlikely Legend of Rusty Pup (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet.