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A Robot Named Fight! publisher offering up 1,000 free downloads of the game

Hurry up and register!

Hey everybody! I know things are chaotic right now, but it's awesome to see so many of us staying put in our homes to help fight the pandemic. The downside to maintaining our social distance is that sometimes it can get a little boring on those long days stuck in the house.

So we wanna help! I'm thrilled to announce our "Stay the Hell Home!" initiative. In doing our part to remind all of us to -- you guessed it -- stay the hell home, I'm giving away 1000 Switch keys for the first game we published on Nintendo Switch: A Robot Named Fight! Ever enjoyed a minute of Binding of Isaac or Super Metroid? You'll love ARNF!

What do you need to do to claim your key? Easy! Just click the link below to open the Google Form, register your email, and we'll send you a key ASAP!

>>FREE Switch Key Form<<

Keep in mind that keys are limited, so sign up today! And once you've registered, tell your favorite Discord server, your Twitter followers, your AOL Buddy List, anybody and everybody! (And I know I already have each of your emails, but I wanna give everybody a fair shot, so you gotta manually sign up as well.)

That's just about all for today, friends. We'll be reaching out soon with more information about Ministry of Broadcast launching on Switch (available April 30!). Until then, join us on Discord and say hey!

TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge 2 comes to Switch on May 14th, 2020, new trailer and cover art shared

Racing in this May

Since its release on March 19, 2020 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC, TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 has received very positive reviews from critics, rewarding the efforts of the developers, Kylotonn, and cementing the game as the new benchmark for motorcycling games. In anticipation of the game arriving on Nintendo SwitchTM on May 14, 2020, NACON and KT Racing are pleased to release a new video celebrating the launch.

In TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2, you ride the roads of the Snaefell Mountain course, where the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy has been contested for over a century. The Isle of Man TT course is very different from a classic circuit. The route is full of imperfections and includes fast corners, tight bends and long straights where riders can exceed speeds of 186 mph (300 kmh)! TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 faithfully recreates the demanding course of this legendary race in which unerring anticipation is the key to victory.

TT Isle of Man – Ride on the Edge 2 is the most detailed motorcycling simulation in its genre thanks to the following features:

Realistic bike physics and challenging gameplay
All 38 miles (60km) of the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy meticulously recreated
17 additional circuits to explore and for improving riding skills
An open-world area for testing reflexes and bike set-ups
A deep Career mode offering the chance to move up from amateur rider to winner of the Senior TT
27 riders and 13 official TT bikes available, as well as 5 legendary bikes
A unique helmet cam for increased immersion

Already available on PlayStation®4, Xbox One and PC, TT Isle of Man - Ride on the Edge 2 arrives on Nintendo Switch™ is planned for May 14, 2020.

Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition gets a new trailer

Down we go

Indie publisher Digerati and developer Failbetter Games are delighted to announce that Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition will be available to download for Nintendo Switch on 23 April, and 24 April on Xbox One (Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition is already available on PS4). The Switch and Xbox ports are developed Nephilim Game Studios.

Failbetter Games is currently developing Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition for PC, Switch, PS4 and Xbox. An exact release date is still TBC, although the studio is aiming for an August/September launch across all platforms.

First released in 2015 for PC and Mac following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Sunless Sea is Failbetter Games’ second title after the British studio made its debut with the cult browser game, Fallen London, which launched in 2009 and is still free to play at www.fallenlondon.com.

When it launched, Sunless Sea received perfect 10/10 scores from Eurogamer and PCGamesN, and has a Metacritic score of 81. The game's storytelling received particular acclaim, winning Rock Paper Shotgun's 'Best Words' award, and receiving nominations at the Golden Joystick Awards (Best Storytelling), Develop Awards (Best Use of Narrative), and Writers' Guild of Great Britain (Best Writing in a Video Game).

About the game
LOSE YOUR MIND. EAT YOUR CREW. DIE.

Take the helm of your steamship in a Victorian Gothic roleplaying game of discovery, loneliness and frequent death.

Key features

Find your father’s bones. Determine London’s destiny. Defy the gods of the deep sea
Build up your story across generations of zailors who braved the sea and lost
Real-time combat against ships and Zee-beasts, spider-crewed dreadnoughts and sentient icebergs
Stray too far from civilization and your crew will grow fearful and eventually lose their sanity
Upgrade your steamship with powerful engines, cannons and pneumatic torpedo guns
Hire unique officers, each with their own story
Discover the treasures the zee has claimed
Choose a ship’s mascot
Trade or smuggle silk and souls

Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition includes the base game and the extensive underwater expansion.

Virtual World Snooker Championship to be Take Place in Snooker 19

A virtual shoot-out

Ripstone Games, in collaboration with Lab42 and official snooker governing body WST, today revealed that they will be hosting a Virtual World Snooker Championship in Snooker 19.

With the Betfred World Snooker Championship postponed due to COVID-19, players at home are missing out on the sport’s biggest event of the year. This is where the Virtual Betfred World Snooker Championship steps in! The virtual tournament will run on the original tournament dates and will feature the 16 best pro snooker players in the world; represented by top players from the Snooker 19 community.

The Virtual Betfred World Championship will see competitors battling for the title between April 18 and May 4 at the simulated Crucible Theatre and the winner of the event will be invited to the Crucible during the real-world tournament to be presented with the Virtual Betfred World Championship trophy. This is a once in a lifetime experience to be crowned snooker champion in the world-famous arena, followed by the chance to watch a series of live matches first hand. The prize package also includes a cue signed by the world’s top snooker players.

All matches will be broadcast on WST’s YouTube and Facebook channels and tournament participants will be seeded according to the current world rankings, with the draw as follows:

Judd Trump (1) v Yan Bingtao (16)
Kyren Wilson (8) v Shaun Murphy (9)
Mark Allen (5) v Jack Lisowski (12)
John Higgins (4) v Stuart Bingham (13)
Mark Williams (3) v Stephen Maguire (14)
Ronnie O’Sullivan (6) v David Gilbert (11)
Mark Selby (7) v Ding Junhui (10)
Neil Robertson (2) v Barry Hawkins (15)

The line-up of Snooker 19 players to represent each of the top stars will be announced shortly, along with the schedule of matches.

A spokesman for WST said: “Snooker fans around the world will be missing our sport’s biggest tournament later this month, but this could be the next best thing, especially for anyone who loves video games."

“It’s a chance to get behind your favourite player, follow the action every day and marvel at the skills of the best exponents of Snooker 19.”

Snooker19, developed by Lab42, was released last year as the first official WST video game in a generation and received widespread acclaim, as the most true-to-life snooker game ever made.

Hollie Pattison from Ripstone, the publisher of Snooker 19 added: “We are really looking forward to hosting the Virtual Betfred World Championship in Snooker 19 and we hope to bring some joy to everybody watching from home at this difficult time. This is a world first and we expect the standard of play from the 16 participants to be incredibly impressive, so we should have some great matches to look forward to.”

Snooker 19 Is the most realistic simulation of snooker ever seen. Players can choose to take their best shot as part of an in-depth single-player Career Mode, an array of local and online multiplayer modes or jump online to master every official tournament on the World Snooker calendar. With 128 of the world’s best players to choose from, including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, Mark Selby and Ding Junhui, every major tournament is represented in the lead up to the coveted World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield; the home of snooker in the UK.

Sword of the Necromancer hits Kickstarter funding goal in less than a day, stretch goals announced

Another Kickstarter success!

First of all, thanks to all our wonderful backers, we met our goal in less than a day! In fact, we have reached 110% and we have been live less than 24 hours. That’s awesome, thank you!

Thanks to you we can complete Sword of the Necromancer and even have a physical release!

Now let’s go for the stretch goals!

Starting at 20000€, we will have an additional pixel artist to help us with the game’s monsters and animations: UnfuneralOD! He helped us previously with Tama’s animations.

But we have one more stretch goal to announce today! If we reach 25000€, and thanks to the people at Scarlet Moon, we will have the support of the awesome Dale North (Wizard of Legend, Sparklite, Nintendo Minute) and the wonderful Emi Evans (Nier Series, Drakengard, Dark Souls) to compose and sing a very special theme for Sword of the Necromancer.

We are very happy to see the reception and the interest in Sword of the Necromancer. Thanks again for your support, and please spread the word about our project to make it even bigger!

A Fold Apart comes to Switch on April 17th, 2020, new trailer released

Folding into Switch soon

Lightning Rod Games presents A Fold Apart: an award-winning puzzle game that explores the emotional rollercoaster of a long-distance relationship — in a world of folding paper!

Featuring:

- A relatable, true-to-life story of a long-distance relationship.
- Over fifty handcrafted paper folding puzzles.
- Beautiful 3D graphics with a tactile, “homemade” paper aesthetic.
- The ability to choose the couple that best represents you!

After career choices force them along separate paths, a Teacher and Architect vow to make their long-distance relationship work at any cost. Experience both sides of their story as the couple navigates the complexities of (mis)communication and the emotional ups and downs that separation brings. By flipping, folding, and unfolding the paper puzzles in their handcrafted worlds, you can help the couple overcome the emotional barriers of their relationship — but will love endure...?

A Fold Apart comes to Switch on April 17th, 2020, and is priced at $20. The game takes up 1.2 GB of space.

Thanks to Sligeach_eire for the heads up!

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair getting difficulty tweaks, 8-bit soundtrack, special discount, and more

New fun to look forward to!

Playtonic has been working on some special updates for Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair, and they're coming to the game on April 14th, 2020. Check out full details on what's being added below.

YOOKA-LAYLEE AND THE IMPOSSIBLE LAIR

We’re making some changes to the Impossible Lair! You know, the Lair itself. We wanted to offer players more options for taking on the Impossible Lair while still maintaining a sense of challenge and achievement.

IMPOSSIBLE LAIR “STATE CHANGE”

Flip the switch and choose how you tackle the Impossible Lair!

Not So Impossible Lair

Each section now ends with a Checkpoint (Checkmates, technically). Checkpoints save your best “Bee Shield score”, meaning you can choose which sections to start from, practice and improve on! Using these checkpoints is entirely optional.

Impossible Lair

No Bee Shield, no Checkpoints! The “Golden Try” Tonic can now be earned this way – no new save file required.

8-BIT SOUNDTRACK

The brilliant Tater-Tot Tunes has composed an entire 8-Bit Soundtrack covering every 2D level in the game. To access it, simply find it in the pause menu once the update is live. If Chiptune is your thing, you’re in for a real treat!

Once again, we’ve teamed up with Materia Collective! This time they’re bringing the 8-Bit version of the Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair soundtrack, “Retro Remix”, to a music streaming service/store near you! Pre-Save the album on Spotify or Apple Music and have it ready to go for the 14th!

You can expect this update to hit your platform of choice on Tuesday the 14th of April.

OWNERS DISCOUNT

From the 9th-19th April, if you own Yooka-Laylee on Switch, you can purchase Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair for a whopping 50% off. Wahey!

We’re looking into ways we can accommodate Yooka-Laylee owners who play on other platforms with similar deals. Keep those googly eyes peeled.

You can learn more about Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair on this dedicated webpage. Have a look at the reviews as well, they’re ace.

Thanks to Sligeach_eire for the heads up!

Dungeon of the Endless - Let the Pug Out trailer


Ayairi Whairydd pugs her way out in a brand new trailer revealing Dungeon of the Endless' Console release date! SEGA and Amplitude Studios partner up with Playdigious to adapt and publish the critically acclaimed tower-defense Dungeon of the Endless on Nintendo Switch on May 15th!  

Pre-Orders are now open on Nintendo Switch to benefit from a 20% off price, or Pre-Order the Retail and Signature Edition by Merge Games!

For the first time, you'll be able to select Ayairi Whairydd the pug right from the start on the selection screen!  

When their escape pod crashes on the unexplored planet of Auriga, prisoners and guards have no choice but to work together to survive. In this rogue-like dungeon-defense game, protect your generator with your team of heroes -each with their own strengths and flaws- from endless waves of monsters and fight your way to the surface to discover the truth about Auriga!

Gunbrick: Reloaded - more footage


In a future where cars are obsolete, the Gunbrick has become a worldwide sensation!

Encounter wasteland mutants, crazed nerds, law enforcement and all manner of cube based adversaries in this action packed puzzle platformer.

Spring Sale 2020 (EU) - trailer, first-party games added to line-up


A new trailer for this year's Spring Sale has been released. In addition to the trailer, a bunch of first-party games have been added to the line-up. Players have now access to discounts on Astral Chain, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Kirby: Star Allies, The Stretchers, Snipperclips, Captain Toad and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. The discounts run until the 19th of April.

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