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Learn How to Harness the Power of the Fire in the Action-Adventure Alchemist Adventure

A burning desire

Fire, water, earth, and wind — by these powers combined, you can become the ultimate alchemist! Today, publisher Super.com and developer Bad Minions want to teach you how to harness and manipulate one of nature’s most dangerous elements — fire — in the latest video for their fantastical action-adventure game Alchemist Adventure.

Currently available in Early Access for PC, with a Q4 full release planned on PC, console, and Switch, Alchemist Adventure challenges players to use the power of alchemy and the elements to concoct the potions and tools lead character Mya needs as she battles a mix of mundane and magical monsters and unravels the many mysteries of the long-forgotten land of Isur.

In this latest video, the team gives you a deep dive into the basics of fire's power as you explore the magical world around you. Symbolizing power in its purest form, this first element introduced in the game allows Mya to burn wooden obstacles, light torches, and solve puzzles that she encounters throughout her journey. Enemies are no match for its incredible potency, which deals massive damage and causes enemies to burn beyond the initial landing blow. Combined with other elements, tools, and ingredients such as the flattened flask and sulfur, the effects of the fire element can be intensified, and can create entirely new elements such as lightning, steam, and lava.

While each element can be used individually to thwart a variety of enemies — each with their own elemental weakness — by combining elements, you have the ability to create even more powerful attacks. But monsters are not your only obstacle — even the devastated world around you proves to be a challenge. However, a brilliant alchemist can overcome any environmental obstacle by commanding the elements to create bridges, walls, and even change the landscape entirely.

Alchemist Adventure is an action-adventure that takes place in the mystical land of Isur. Long ago, it was the home of brilliant, yet dangerous alchemists, but now lies abandoned and ruined. You play as Mya, an alchemist who has awoken to find herself in an unknown place, confused and with no memories of what has happened. As she explores this mysterious land, she will make use of the four elements — fire, water, air, and earth to boost her abilities, transform the land around her, and solve alchemy-related puzzles. The land of Isur holds many secrets, all of which can be uncovered both in solo or cooperative play!

Alchemist Adventure is currently available for Windows PC via Steam Early Access. The full game will launch in Q4 2020 on PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.

Mega Man Meets Captain Planet in Adventures of Chris, coming to Switch on Oct. 8th, 2020

Chris to the rescue!

Become a more unusual kind of ‘90s cartoon superhero in the upcoming adventure platformer Adventures of Chris from publisher Graffiti Games and developer Guin Entertainment. Launching October 8th for $14.99 USD on Nintendo Switch™ and Steam (PC, Mac and Linux), this wacky title will have players embark on a global adventure to save the world from an eclectic group of villains. Players can Wishlist Adventures of Chris on Steam, and pre-orders will be available soon on the Nintendo eShop.

Adventures of Chris is a ‘90s-inspired adventure platformer where you help a chubby underdog kid with wacky superpowers battle bizarre villains, unlock and customize special moves and spells, and save the world. After getting kidnapped and turned into a balloon by cartoon villains, you’ll escape and learn a bevy of skills such as how to throw lightning and bounce around like a basketball. Using these skills and more you’ll transform Chris from a weak kid into the ultimate hero, defeating the forces of villainy and making it home in time for dessert.

To celebrate the upcoming launch Graffiti Games and Guin Entertainment released a new trailer with plenty of ‘90s cartoon action.

“Adventures of Chris is a totally normal story about the adventures I went on as a nerdy, chubby kid back in 1995,” said Chris Guin, CEO of Guin Entertainment. “It has a neat story with lots of humor that I think gamers will enjoy. In addition to a comedic story I added a variety of gameplay mechanics to make the combat diverse and entertaining. I had fun making the game and I hope it becomes a favorite for many.”

Major Features Include:

Uncover a sinister story in a quirky, cartoon-like universe.
Explore 9 locations around the world in any order you please, plus the Kingdom of Lost Balloons and more!
Build Chris from a weak kid into the ultimate underdog hero by upgrading him with unique special moves and abilities that you can customize to your style.
Learn (or purchase) increasingly powerful spells and techniques.
Battle bizarre villains across the globe, including samurai cats, cyborg penguins and whiny vampires.
Float or fall through unique platforming challenges.
Two additional full game modes, including bonus content - a more difficult and humorous Mean Mode, and Developer Commentary.
A variety of unlockable content and secrets to discover, including an in-depth backstory.
Numerous difficulty settings, including "Ridiculously Easy" for players who prefer to never die, and "Hard for No Reason" for crazy people.
Snort out loud with a game chock-full of laughs.

Embracelet confirmed for Sept. 24th, 2020 release

Embrace it this week

Embracelet is an adventure game set in Northern Norway - a unique coming of age story about love, loss, friendship and family - and a magical bracelet with mysterious powers!

Embracelet is a puzzle adventure game with a gripping story, gentle and satisfying puzzles, exploration and a beautiful, orchestral soundtrack.

You play as Jesper, a Norwegian teenager who lives with his mom in the city.

One day he is handed an old bracelet by his Grandfather who grew up in a fishing community up north. This bracelet has powers - strange, mysterious powers!

Jesper is given the task to unravel the mystery behind the bracelet. Where does it come from? Who does it belong to? And why did his Grandfather leave the island and his old life behind?

EXPLORE A BEAUTIFUL, NORTHERN NORWEGIAN ISLAND

SOLVE PUZZLES USING THE MAGICAL BRACELET

MAKE FRIENDS AND CHOICES THAT CAN AFFECT THE OUTCOME OF THE STORY

With its gentle difficulty level, intriguing story and beautiful soundtrack, Embracelet is a game for anyone who enjoys unique, heartwarming video games.

Embracelet is made by Mattis Folkestad, one man team behind the award-winning adventure game Milkmaid of the Milky Way.

Embracelet comes to Switch on Sept. 24th, 2020. The game is priced at $12, and takes up 630 MB.

Jet Set Knights vanquishes evil on Switch Sept. 25th, 2020

Gotta jet!

Ratalaika Games & FobTi Interactive are proud to announce that Jet Set Knights will be making its way onto Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 next week!

When the king is not at home, bad things can happen...

The kingdom is under siege, and Princess Kitty is now in grave danger!

Pick from one of four unique knights and vanquish the evil forces back to the underworld! Jet Set Knights will be priced for 9.99$ / € for all platforms.

It will launch on:

Nintendo Switch (NA & EU): September 25th

About Jet Set Knights:

The king has gone away for a while, making the kingdom ripe for attack by the forces from the dark underworld. Princess Kitty and her subjects are now in danger!

Can you save the day!? Control one of the four brave knights, face hundreds of evil creatures and protect the princess at all costs!

Jet Set Knights is an old-school arcade action platformer inspired by classics from the golden age! Experience a new take on the classic with unique tower defense and RPG elements!

Features:

Pick up and play controls
Choose from four Knights, each with unique abilities
Save the princess solo or with friends locally
Unlock secret characters, weapons, and spells

Battle Jessie and James before they leave Pokémon GO

Blasting off again

We’re getting word that Jessie and James are leaving Pokémon GO on Wednesday, September 30, and that they seem to be gearing up for one last wave of mischief before they go!

Date + Time

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 12:00 a.m. to Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. local time

Features

The Meowth balloon featuring Jessie and James will be appearing more often than usual!
Be sure to share your findings (and victories!) with us on social media with #TeamGORocket.

Watch Outer Space-Themed Episodes of Pokémon the Series on Pokémon TV

Out of this world fun

When you think of the world of Pokémon, you probably think about journeying through locales like forests, caves, oceans, and cities. Sometimes, though, it's fun to look farther into the inky beyond of outer space. With that astronomical attitude in mind, we've gathered a collection of space-themed episodes of Pokémon the Series, which you can watch now on Pokémon TV.

You'll see mysterious meteorites, shuttle launches, UFOs, and all sorts of extraterrestrial excitement. Ash, Pikachu, and their friends have close encounters with Pokémon like Clefairy, Elgyem and Beheeyem, Minior, the Mythical Pokémon Deoxys, the Ultra Beast Celesteela, and more. Yes, these adventures are truly out of this world!

Make some space in your schedule to tune into Pokémon TV for the next two weeks to see these interstellar escapades. Remember that you can watch Pokémon TV here on watch.pokemon.com or using the Pokémon TV mobile app. And if you're craving more galactic good times, there's a special Max Raid Battle event happening in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield involving Pokémon that evolved with Moon Stones and Sun Stones. Just play the game from Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. PDT until Sunday, September 20, 2020, at 4:59 p.m. PDT to take part in the fun.

European downloads for the week of Sept. 18th, 2020

Mario has returned!

Wondering what's available for the Switch in Europe this week? Nintendo has finally shared the full download list, which you can find below.

- Super Mario 3D All-Stars
- WWE 2K Battlegrounds
- 2weistein – The Curse of the Red Dragon
- Active Neurons 2
- Caveman Tales
- Dog Duty
- Drag Racing Rivals
- Endurance - space action
- Fight Crab
- Flying Soldiers
- Goosebumps Dead of Night
- GORSD
- Her Majesty's Ship
- Journey of the Broken Circle
- Kingdom Rush Origins
- Moero Crystal H
- Nevaeh
- Space Elite Force
- Space Elite Force II
- Super Punch Patrol
- Travel Mosaics: A Paris Tour
- Vampire's Fall: Origins

CFK Joins Tokyo Game Show 2020, New Unannounced Switch Title to Be Revealed

A secret title to look forward to

As Tokyo Game Show 2020 starts online exhibition starting September 23, the game publisher CFK will reveal its outstanding games to be released worldwide.

CFK is a game publisher that has delivered fresh and fun experience with creative games to gamers around the world, regardless of language and platform. As an experienced publisher, CFK has released a number of titles on contemporary consoles such as PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch.

CFK's joining TGS 2020 shows its will to feature creative and original games to a larger audience as a global game publisher. In TGS 2020, CFK is planning to introduce Korean and foreign titles that has gathered international attention. Each title, with its bona fide ingenuity, will show off its own character and captivating artworks, as well as multilingual support.

CFK's lineup for TGS 2020 includes (1) Nevaeh, an action adventure of a girl to bring back light to the dark town, (2) QV, an inter-dimensional adventure of a teenage girl named Quby, and (3) an unannounced game that is to be introduced on September 24.

Lineup for TGS 2020

● Nevaeh
● QV
● Unannounced Title (Switch, PC)

Warcave To Show First Black Legend Gameplay Footage Live at Tokyo Game Show 2020 ONLINE

Legend has it...

On September 26 at 20:00 JST (13:00 CET ), Warcave will be holding a special Tokyo Game Show 2020 ONLINE broadcast on their YouTube channel and Black Legend Steam page. This stream will feature lead developers playing and show off brand new gameplay from the first chapter of their upcoming turn-based strategy RPG.

In Black Legend, you lead a squadron of mercenaries into the accursed city of Grant to aid a struggling resistance against a deadly cult of fanatics. Piece together stories from survivors, discover new equipment and classes for your team, and delve into many locations during your quest to discover how to stop the city’s curse from spreading. Explore deep into the city to eradicate a madness inflicting fog that shrouds the streets in this thrilling alternate history turn-based strategy RPG!

Black Legend Features:

Strategy-Focused Gameplay: Approach each combat with a tactical focus, where unit placement, ability combos, and well-chosen attacks are key to survival. Black Legend focuses on old school strategy vibes, but without the 95% percent chance misses.

Explosive Combos: Mix up your ranged and melee combat by using alchemy for a wide array of explosive effects. Combine stacks of four different alchemic attacks to injure, poison, and debilitate your foes, but be warned, they will do the same to you.

Extensive Character Customization: Build your mercenary band with a wide array of classes, each with unique abilities. Improve each of your mercenaries with new weapons, armor, and trinkets, and create your own ability sets by equipping cross-class abilities.

Choose Your Difficulty: For those who wish to see the story, the path can be gentle. For those who wish for difficulty, even the slightest mistake will be greatly punished.

Historic Enemies: Black Legend fills the city of Grant with creatures from Belgian, Dutch, and German folklore like nekkers, Halewijn, Witte Wieven and Old Red Eyes.

An Engaging Story: Dive into the narrative through environmental storytelling, colorful NPCs, and rich set pieces.

An Entire City to Explore: Free-exploration lets you investigate the many alleys and streets in the city of Grant. Different districts host a wide variety of architecture and environments — you never know where you’ll discover a hidden path, a treasure trove of new items, hidden quest, or recruitable character.

Earlier this month, Warcave announced Black Legend, a turn-based strategy RPG coming to PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X in Q1 2021.

Whimsical existential platformer Journey of the Broken Circle is out now on Switch

The story of an existential circle

Lovable Hat Cults whimsical puzzle platformer Journey of the Broken Circle is out now on Steam and Nintendo Switch for €8 / $10 / £7.20. As an added bonus, for the next 3 days, owners of any games published by nakana.io can claim the Switch version of Journey of the Broken Circle for free! Embark on the story of an existential circle seeking fulfillment in a seemingly cold, uncaring universe.

Journey of the Broken Circle is a narrative-driven puzzle platformer about an incomplete circle yearning to become whole. As it rolls through a wondrous and hazardous land, it encounters a series of other shapes with unique personalities and skills that it uses to fill the hole left in its body. Each shape offers a unique mechanic, helping our pie-shaped person surmount obstacles and find inner peace.

As with all relationships, each character Broken Circle intermingles with offers it unique properties. Some will allow it to float into the heavens, others will cause it to cling onto surfaces, and some will cause it to tumble along with an extra spring in its step. Not all relationships were made to last however, so don’t get too attached!

“We wanted to make a game that reflected the experience of being human. So we made a game about a limbless circle. But a very human circle!” said Writer, Andrea Brasch. “We all feel insecure at times, and our relationships with others simultaneously lift us, but can also make us feel incomplete on our own. That’s never been more true than it is right now, so if our game can help people through this trying time, we know it will have been worth it.”

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