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Indie news (May 6) – Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment / Soul Saga / Cave Story+

Today’s Indie news: release date for Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment on Wii U in Europe, but also…

  • Soul Saga
  • Cave Story+
  • RIME
  • NBA Playgrounds

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Yesterday, Yacht Club Games announced that Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment would be released on May 11th in Europe. Unfortunately, that’s only for the Wii U version, and we still don’t have a release date for the Nintendo 3DS just yet.

The Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Source: Yacht Club Games

Soul Saga

This week, Disaster Cake posted the latest development update for Soul Saga (the first time in a while!), in order to talk about the latest developments for the game. It goes over the following:

  • improvements made to character loading
  • enhancements made to the NPC
  • some behind the scenes details
  • and more…

Click here to check out this development update, which features some footage!

Soul Saga (Wii U – eShop) will be released later this year.

Source: Disaster Cake

Cave Story+

Yesterday, Nicalis gave us a sneak peek at the full colour manual that comes with all copies of Cave Story+ at retail:

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

Source: Nicalis


Yesterday, the third Dev Diary video for RIME was finally uploaded!

In this third developer diary, Tequila Works discusses how level designers and animators take ideas and concept art, and build them into a living, puzzling world.

NBA Playgrounds

Yesterday, Saber Interactive shared another 3D model for one of the players in NBA Playgrounds: Allen Iverson!

NBA Playgrounds (Switch – eShop) will be released on May 9th in Europe and North America.


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