Indie news (June 3): Cave Story+ / Shakedown Hawaii / Shantae: Half-Genie Hero / Phantom Trigger

Today’s Indie news: “unboxing” of the physical release of Cave Story+ on Nintendo Switch, but also…

  • Shakedown Hawaii
  • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero
  • Phantom Trigger
  • Yoku’s Island Express
  • League of Evil
  • Hover Heaven

Cave Story+

Yesterday, Nicalis shared some pictures of the physical release of Cave Story+ on Nintendo Switch, which comes with quite a few goodies (especially if you get your copy at GameStop):

Cave Story+ (Switch) comes out on June 20th in North America, and later this year in Europe and Japan.

Source: Nicalis

Shakedown Hawaii

Here’s the latest gameplay video for Shakedown Hawaii, showcasing the color options!

Shakedown Hawaii (Switch, 3DS – eShop) will be released later this year in Europe and North America.

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero

Earlier this week, we learned that Shantae: Half-Genie Hero would be released on June 8th in Europe (thanks to a listing on the Nintendo eShop). Yesterday, WayForward not only confirmed the date, but also announced that North America would also get the game on the same day!

The Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Source: WayForward

Phantom Trigger

A few days ago, tinyBuild announced that Phantom Trigger was headed to the Nintendo Switch, this Summer. For those who never heard of the game before, it’s a “Hardcore Neon Slasher”, with RPG and Roguelike elements. You get to play as Stan, on a journey through surreal and twisted worlds.

Here’s the main features:

  • A deep combat system focused on unlocking combos and upgrading weapons
  • Handcrafted story driven levels mixed with roguelike-style dungeons
  • A branching story with multiple endings

And here’s a trailer and some screenshots:

Phantom Trigger (Switch – eShop) will be released this Summer in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Source: official website

Yoku’s Island Express

Here’s the latest video clip for Yoku’s Island Express, releasing in Early 2018 on the Nintendo Switch:

League of Evil

A quick update regarding League of Evil for the Nintendo Switch: development is almost over, and the game should be sent to QA in about 1-2 weeks. The Nintendo 3DS version will follow “a bit later”.

Source: Ratalaika Games

Hover Heaven

Here’s the latest screenshot for Hover Heaven, Petite Games’ new game:

Source: Petite Games


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