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Murderous romcom puzzle adventure game Felix The Reaper coming to Switch, playable at Gamescom and PAX

Coming 2019 to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Mac

Seasons don’t fear the reaper, and nor does Daedalic Entertainment GmbH, with the announcement that it is publishing Felix the Reaper, the musical, romantic comedy 3D puzzle adventure. The game from Danish indie developer Kong Orange will be playable at the Indie Arena Booth during gamescom in Cologne, between 21-25 August, and in the PAX Rising area at PAX West in Seattle, WA, between 31 August-3 September.

Felix the Reaper is described by Kong Orange as a “3D shadow manipulation puzzle adventure”. Players take on the role of the titular reaper, who works at The Ministry of Death and is in love with Betty The Maiden from The Ministry of Life. Felix believes that going to the human world and completing the grim tasks of a field reaper will enable him to one day meet her.

In each level, Felix will need to move in the shadows and manipulate the environment to ensure that the Ministry of Death meets its quota, as well as fulfil his own agenda of finding Betty… and he is practising his dance moves while he is at it. Yes, Felix dances while making sure people die.

Completing each level of Felix the Reaper unlocks a hardcore version of itself for the dedicated ministerial achiever. Players can also collect skull achievements, which further unlock bonus time trials for the extremely resourceful reaper.

Daedalic founder and CEO Carsten Fichtelmann said:
“From its quirky mix of challenging puzzles and indie music soundtrack, everyone here at Daedalic love what the team at Kong Orange has put together with Felix the Reaper. We are delighted to publish the game on behalf of Kong Orange, as well as get it in the hands of consumers at gamescom and PAX West over the next few weeks.”

Esben Kjær Ravn, Producer at Kong Orange said:
“We are excited to partner with Daedalic, as Felix the Reaper will benefit from its expertise when it comes to marketing and distribution, allowing us to focus on completing a game that will make Felix and the Ministry of Death proud. We are also looking forward to introducing Felix to gamers, media and influencers during gamescom and PAX West.

Felix the Reaper features:

An original 3D shadow mechanic at the core of the game

Challenging puzzles in an original story world

Choose your own tune from a selection of 10+ indie music artists on Felix’s Walkman

Collect skull achievements that further unlock bonus time trials

Felix’s dance moves have been choreographed with professional dancers

Intriguingly stylish, rouge-like shooter Polygod launches today on Switch

London, UK — 17th August, 2018: Indie studio Krafted Games today launched its much anticipated minimalist, rogue-like, randomly generated FPS, POLYGOD which features a brutal difficulty curve, epic boss fights with arena-shooter style online multiplayer/co-op and local multiplayer modes. POLYGOD launches today for Xbox One, PC Steam and Nintendo Switch for £16.19 / $14.99 / €16.59.

“It's been a long road to release and we're super excited to finally get the game into the hands of our community” commented Dominic Obojkovits, co-founder, Lead Designer & Programmer at Krafted Games. “ We firmly believe PolyGod offers a unique take on the FPS genre and are confident that our ideas and game direction will strike a chord with the hardcore fans of the genre worldwide ”

POLYGOD features a different gameplay experience with each play session, the studio have implemented randomly generated level system that will challenge even the most hardcore of the hardcore! With incredibly deep weapon customisation and extensive multiplayer features including online and local multiplayer modes, Krafted Games believe gamers will find elements to keep them coming back for just one more run, over and over again.

POLYGOD has already attracted a legion of fans at Early Access on Steam with its distinctive, bold visual style and solid gameplay mechanic. Now poised for launch on XboxOne, Nintendo Switch as well as full launch on Steam for PC, POLYGOD is ready to challenge even the most refined FPS guru.

POLYGOD features:
▪ Infinite level possibilities - maps are randomly generated and seeded providing a tonne of replayability, but then shareable among friends in order to encourage competition with full leaderboard support
▪ Brutal Difficulty curve - Only the most skilled gamers will ascend to Godhood…
▪ Online co-op and versus multiplayer - Allows for competitive fun to be had among friends featuring daily leaderboards. (Versus multiplayer not available on Switch.)
▪ Skill based gameplay - Built upon a principle that if one lacks skill, it can be substituted for strategy and vice versa. Eg. unskilled strategic players will be just as good as skilful nonstrategic players.
▪ Unique ‘Blessings’ based weapon customisation system - Combine and stack ‘blessings’ to create hundreds of thousands of unique weapons, blessings combine to give a high level of depth. Deep understanding is required to fully utilise the blessing system which in turn gives a high replay value
▪ Classic FPS controls - POLYGOD’s controls are reminiscent of Quake 3 and the original Doom, bringing a classic gameplay vibe back having been absent since the 90’s!
▪ Gyroscopic controls - Nintendo Switch version only
▪ Super fast paced and addictive - requires hundreds of hours to master, a speed-runner/hardcore gamer's dream
▪ Infinite level possibilities - maps are randomly generated and seeded providing a tonne of replayability, but then shareable among friends in order to encourage competition with full leaderboard support

▪ Brutal Difficulty curve - Only the most skilled gamers will ascend to Godhood…
▪ Online co-op and versus multiplayer - Allows for competitive fun to be had among friends featuring daily leaderboards. (Versus multiplayer not available on Switch.)
▪ Skill based gameplay - Built upon a principle that if one lacks skill, it can be substituted for strategy and vice versa. Eg. unskilled strategic players will be just as good as skilful nonstrategic players.
▪ Unique ‘Blessings’ based weapon customisation system - Combine and stack ‘blessings’ to create hundreds of thousands of unique weapons, blessings combine to give a high level of depth. Deep understanding is required to fully utilise the blessing system which in turn gives a high replay value
▪ Classic FPS controls - POLYGOD’s controls are reminiscent of Quake 3 and the original Doom, bringing a classic gameplay vibe back having been absent since the 90’s!
▪ Gyroscopic controls - Nintendo Switch version only
▪ Super fast paced and addictive - requires hundreds of hours to master, a speed-runner/hardcore gamer's dream

Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country - Info on Mikhail

Mikhail (voiced by Yuki Nagaku)

- a young orphan with no relatives
- Lora ends up meeting Mikhail in a war-torn place
- Mikhail ends up traveling with Lora

Smash Bros. Ultimate - blog update for Aug. 17th, 2018 (Dark Samus)

Today's Fighter: Dark Samus

Dark Samus joins the battle as Samus's echo fighter. With floatier movement, it's a little different from Samus--and it doesn't roll when dodging or jumping. If you look closely, you can see that its bombs and missiles look a little different, too.

Door Kickers: Action Squad coming to Switch

Door Kickers: Action Squad is an old school side scroller action game that puts you in the role of a SWAT trooper and sends you to deal with bad guys in various locales of Nowhere City USA.

Chose your gear wisely then kick the doors down and face the outlaws. Master weapons recoil and time your reloads, use distance and cover to your advantage and, most importantly, know your enemy and deal with him accordingly.

And when it gets too hard, bring over a friend to help.

Quick Points for current version
Couch and Network Cooperative Multiplayer
High detail retro graphics
4 playable characters, each with unique gameplay
non linear levels and unpredictable enemies
over 20 weapons and gear items
12 enemy types and 2 game objectives

LEGO Worlds - Topography and Paint tool demonstration (Japanese)

LEGO® Worlds is an open environment of procedurally-generated Worlds made entirely of LEGO bricks which you can freely manipulate and dynamically populate with LEGO models. Create anything you can imagine one brick at a time, or use large-scale landscaping tools to create vast mountain ranges and dot your world with tropical islands. Drop in prefabricated structures to build and customize any world to your liking. Explore using helicopters, dragons, motorbikes or even gorillas and unlock treasures that enhance your gameplay. Watch your creations come to life through characters and creatures that interact with you and each other in unexpected ways. In LEGO Worlds, anything is possible!

The Messenger - Another round of footage, Japanese release date confirmed

To go along with the Japanese footage above, we now know the release date for The Messenger in Japan. The game is set for launch on Aug. 30th, 2018, just like the rest of the world. Publishing duties are being handled by Kakehashi Games.