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Sword-Fighting Action-Platformer Fallen Knight Slashes Its Way To Switch This June
Sword-Fighting Action-Platformer Fallen Knight Slashes Its Way To Switch This June
Your choices matter. PQube and FairPlay Studios have revealed that Fallen Knight, a futuristic sword-fighting side-scroller, is headed to Switch on 23rd June. The game sees players jumping and slashing their way through a new adventure as they take on the role of a descendant of King Arthur's close companion, Lancelot.
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time review
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time review
Crash 4 turns back the platformer clock.
Become a Bounty Hunter in a Hip Hop Infused Wild West with Luckslinger
Become a Bounty Hunter in a Hip Hop Infused Wild West with Luckslinger
Luckslinger is a challenging action platformer with a luck mechanic and a hip hop soundtrack.
Oddworld: Soulstorm is out now
Oddworld: Soulstorm is out now
The clumsy little Mukodon Abe returns today in Oddworld: Soulstorm, a reimagining of the 1998 side-scrolling platformer Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus.
The Lightbringer Is A Poetic Adventure Heading To Nintendo Switch This Year
The Lightbringer Is A Poetic Adventure Heading To Nintendo Switch This Year
Iam-bit pentameter. Poetry and gaming adventures can go rather nicely together, and The Lightbringer looks like a rather beautiful and promising game on the way to Nintendo Switch. Published by Zordix Publishing and developed by Rock Square Thunder, this is an adventure puzzle-platformer in terms of its core gameplay and is already showcasing a nice visual style.
Playable Protoype Of Cancelled Dreamcast Castlevania 3D Platformer SeeminglyFound
Playable Protoype Of Cancelled Dreamcast Castlevania 3D Platformer SeeminglyFound
A playable prototype of the cancelled Dreamcast 3D platformer Castlevania: Resurrection has allegedly been found, with footage from the game posted online.
Global Sales Data Suggests Balan Wonderworld Has Massively Flopped
Global Sales Data Suggests Balan Wonderworld Has Massively Flopped
The platformer fails to chart worldwide. When Balan Wonderworld was first revealed last July, we – and plenty of the Nintendo Life community, judging by these comments – were pretty intrigued to see how it would fair.
Celeste Classic is a whole lot easier with a Portal gun
Celeste Classic is a whole lot easier with a Portal gun
Caroline reimagines the PICO-8 platformer as an Aperture testing facitily.
Noah’s Ark, an old NES platformer never released in the US, is now on Steam
Noah’s Ark, an old NES platformer never released in the US, is now on Steam
Collect animals for your ark, before they all drown.
GameBoy-style Platformer Save Me Mr Tako Returns to Storefronts
GameBoy-style Platformer Save Me Mr Tako Returns to Storefronts
Save Me Mr Tako, a Game Boy-style platformer about a helpful octopus, is returning to storefronts in May after its delisting last year.
Review: Bladed Fury - A Pretty Yet Bland Hack-And-Slash Platformer That Lacks An Edge
Review: Bladed Fury - A Pretty Yet Bland Hack-And-Slash Platformer That Lacks An Edge
Muramessy: The Demon Blade. NEXT Studios' Bladed Fury is a side-scrolling hack 'n slash platformer set in the Warring States period of ancient Chinese history, an era characterized by endless warfare and high political drama that's been nicely infused here with a hefty dose of mythology and the supernatural.
New Switch Platformer Stitchy in Tooki Trouble Gives Off Strong Donkey Kong Country Vibes
New Switch Platformer Stitchy in Tooki Trouble Gives Off Strong Donkey Kong Country Vibes
Update: Release date revealed! Update: We now have a release date! Stitchy in Tooki Trouble will launch on Nintendo Switch on 15th April, and a new trailer has arrived to celebrate the occasion.
Ratchet and Clank Will Receive PS5 Update in April
Ratchet and Clank Will Receive PS5 Update in April
It adds 60 FPS support to the action platformer.
Balan Wonderworld, the new platformer from some Sonic creators, is out now
Balan Wonderworld, the new platformer from some Sonic creators, is out now
Opening night is here, kids. The theater-themed 3D platformer Balan Wonderworld makes its debut today including the talents of former Sonic Team heads Yuji Naka and Naota Ohshima.
It Takes Two, Hazelight's great new co-op puzzle platformer, is out now
It Takes Two, Hazelight's great new co-op puzzle platformer, is out now
The next two player 'em up from Hazelight Studios is officially out now.
Pixel art parkour and combat arrives as Savior debuts new trailer
Pixel art parkour and combat arrives as Savior debuts new trailer
If you are in search of a new action-platformer that involves some dragon action, Starsoft Entertainment’s Savior should fit the bill nicely.
Check out the pixel art animation in parkour platformer Savior
Check out the pixel art animation in parkour platformer Savior
Developer Starsoft showcased the game in a presentation at today’s Future Games Show.
Puzzle platformer Hoa leaps onto PS5 and PS4 this July
Puzzle platformer Hoa leaps onto PS5 and PS4 this July
Hello! The team here at PM Studios are all very excited to announce that Hoa, our beautiful puzzle-platformer, is coming to PS5 and PS4 this July.
Smelter Blends Side-Scrolling Action With Top-Down Strategy, And It's Coming To Switch
Smelter Blends Side-Scrolling Action With Top-Down Strategy, And It's Coming To Switch
April release date locked in. Launching on the Nintendo Switch eShop next month is Smelter, a game that looks like your usual side-scrolling platformer on the surface, but mixes things up with a strategy twist. Inspired by 16-bt era classics, this one has you playing as Eve – you know, as in the Garden of Eden's Eve – as you head out on a quest to "expand your empire in a desperate journey to find Adam".
Raise hell in Rising Hell, a rogue-lite platformer coming this May
Raise hell in Rising Hell, a rogue-lite platformer coming this May
If virtually fighting off demons is one of your favorite pastimes, you may want to check out Rising Hell.
Twin-Stick Puzzle-Platformer World-Splitter Leaps Onto Switch Next Month
Twin-Stick Puzzle-Platformer World-Splitter Leaps Onto Switch Next Month
See it in action. World-Splitter, a quirky puzzle-platformer from Bumble3ee Interactive and developer NeoBird, will launch on Switch on 21st April, it's been confirmed. As you can see from the new gameplay trailer above, World-Splitter revolves around a cool-looking twin-stick control scheme that has you manipulating two parallel rifts to progress.
Dead Cells Has Now Sold 5 Million Copies Worldwide
Dead Cells Has Now Sold 5 Million Copies Worldwide
Recent Chinese launch is attributed to latest sales milestone. Dead Cells has been with us for nearly three years at this point, and its still going strong. Launched back in 2018, Motion Twin's action-platformer has received some tremendous post-launch support ever since, including January's Fatal Falls DLC. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Balan Wonderworld Is Getting A Day-One Patch To Address Demo Feedback
Balan Wonderworld Is Getting A Day-One Patch To Address Demo Feedback
"There’s been a wide range of opinions...". Back in January, Switch owners were able to download a demo for Balan Wonderworld, Square Enix's upcoming 3D platformer directed by Sonic lead, Yuji Naka.
Balan Wonderworld Is Getting A Day-One Patch To Address Demo Feedback
Balan Wonderworld Is Getting A Day-One Patch To Address Demo Feedback
"There’s been a wide range of opinions...". Back in January, Switch owners were able to download a demo for Balan Wonderworld, Square Enix's upcoming 3D platformer directed by Sonic lead, Yuji Naka.
Crash Bandicoot 4 Runs Great On PS5, Passably On Switch
Crash Bandicoot 4 Runs Great On PS5, Passably On Switch
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time arrives on Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5, PC, and Switch tomorrow, giving us some of the most polished versions of last year’s excellent platformer alongside one that struggles a lot but gets the job done.
It Takes Two’s New Trailer Gives an Exciting Peek into a Magical World
It Takes Two’s New Trailer Gives an Exciting Peek into a Magical World
The new trailer for the upcoming action-adventure co-op platformer It Takes Two is here! It gives us another exciting peek into its magical world, the gameplay challenges and characters residing within, and how our protagonists Cody and May got there in the first place.
Balan Wonderworld – 14 Features You Need to Know
Balan Wonderworld – 14 Features You Need to Know
Yuji Naka returns with a new 3D platformer - here's what to know before buying
Video: Beautiful Ghibli-Esque Platformer Hoa Gets A 7-Minute Gameplay Trailer
Video: Beautiful Ghibli-Esque Platformer Hoa Gets A 7-Minute Gameplay Trailer
Make friends with bugs! Hoa is unfairly gorgeous.
Bloodstained’s Miriam joins 3D arena battler Mighty Fight Federation
Bloodstained’s Miriam joins 3D arena battler Mighty Fight Federation
Today I’m excited to announce – and take a first look – at a new guest character joining our 3D arena battler Mighty Fight Federation: Miriam from action platformer Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night! Miriam will be a free addition to the main game and available to everyone later this spring.
Can't Drive This Is Co-op Racing Platformer, And It's Crashing Onto Switch This Month
Can't Drive This Is Co-op Racing Platformer, And It's Crashing Onto Switch This Month
Build your way to victory. Between couch co-op and online multiplayer, we're not lacking for choice when it comes to Switch multiplayer games – though we'd never say no to more.
Roguelike platformer Revita launches in early access
Roguelike platformer Revita launches in early access
Do you dare to part with your hearts?
Inner World dev's beautiful narrative puzzler Minute of Islands has been delayed
Inner World dev's beautiful narrative puzzler Minute of Islands has been delayed
Studio Fizbin, the developer behind acclaimed point-and-click adventure series The Inner World, has delayed the release of its beautiful narrative puzzle platformer Minute of Islands, meaning it'll no longer launch on 18th March as originally planned. Minute of Islands charts the adventures of a young engineer named Mo as she journeys across a procession of beautifully distinct islands, meeting new characters and uncovering forgotten secrets in an attempt to save her archipelago home from a disaster of ancient origins. Eurogamer's Christian Donlan was thoroughly charmed by Minute of Islands' early moments when he took the Steam Game Festival demo for a spin last month, calling it a "neat blend of exploration, traversal and puzzle solving", both fascinating and disquieting. Read more
Hamster Confirms Two More Coin-Op Classics For Its Arcade Archives Range On Switch
Hamster Confirms Two More Coin-Op Classics For Its Arcade Archives Range On Switch
Both involve rescuing hapless females (hey, it was the '80s). Hamster's Arcade Archives series has given us many coin-op classics to enjoy on Switch, and the Japanese company has just revealed that two more are heading to Nintendo's machine soon. First up is Jaleco's 1988 action platformer Legend of Makai (Makai Densetsu in Japan), which was never ported to home systems back in the day.
Oddworld: Soulstorm is the PS5 PS Plus game for April
Oddworld: Soulstorm is the PS5 PS Plus game for April
Oddworld: Soulstorm is the PlayStation 5 PS Plus game for April. The puzzle platformer comes out on 6th April 2021 on PS5, PlayStation 4 and PC via the Epic Games Store. The new gameplay video, shown off during Sony's State of Play broadcast, is below: Read more
New Switch Platformer Stitchy in Tooki Trouble Gives Off Strong Donkey Kong Country Vibes
New Switch Platformer Stitchy in Tooki Trouble Gives Off Strong Donkey Kong Country Vibes
Inspired by DK and Crash Bandicoot! A brand new side-scrolling platformer titled Stitchy in Tooki Trouble has been announced for Nintendo Switch, and it looks like Donkey Kong fans will feel immediately at home. The game has you running, jumping, sliding, and gliding as Stitchy, a scarecrow who's tasked with saving every last piece of stolen corn from the evil and troublesome Tooki.
Horned Knight: Reintroducing the Golden Age of Arcade Gaming
Horned Knight: Reintroducing the Golden Age of Arcade Gaming
Horned Knight is a fun retro-styled action platformer game full of enemies to defeat and traps to avoid.
Horned Knight Brings Challenging 2D Platforming To Switch This Week
Horned Knight Brings Challenging 2D Platforming To Switch This Week
Out on Friday with a 20% discount! Launching later this week on Nintendo Switch is Horned Knight, a "challenging" 2D action-platformer from 2Awesome Studio – the team behind games like Lost Wing, Dimension Drive, and BFF or Die. It's out on PlayStation today, with an Xbox release coming tomorrow and the Switch release rounding off the week on Friday 26th; it'll be available on the eShop from that date for 5.99€ with a 20% discount.
3D Platformer Mail Mole Burrows Onto Switch Next Month
3D Platformer Mail Mole Burrows Onto Switch Next Month
No relation to Monty Mole, however. There's no lack of choice when it comes to 3D platformers on Switch.
Review: Thomas Was Alone - An Ageing Indie Hit That Still Has Something To Say
Review: Thomas Was Alone - An Ageing Indie Hit That Still Has Something To Say
Be there or be one of several different rectangles. More than 10 years after its inception as a Flash game, Thomas Was Alone is now so much more than the puzzley, story-driven platformer it appears to be.
Review: Blue Fire - A Superb Action-Platformer That Puts Gameplay First
Review: Blue Fire - A Superb Action-Platformer That Puts Gameplay First
Fire in the whole. It’s often interesting when a game wears its inspirations on its sleeve, especially so when they actually manage to capture some of the magic of the beloved titles from which it draws said influence.
For Honor marches into Year 5 with Shovel Knight crossover
For Honor marches into Year 5 with Shovel Knight crossover
For Honor is celebrating its fourth anniversary with crossover content from the incredibly popular 2D action platformer, Shovel Knight.
Donut County developer announces heaven-set shooter Neon White
Donut County developer announces heaven-set shooter Neon White
Neon White is the next game from Donut County developer Ben Esposito, and it's a first-person shooter and platformer where you zap demons in heaven. The game was first announced for Switch during last night's big Nintendo Direct, though esteemed indie publisher Annapurna Interactive has now said the game is also headed to Steam.
Contest: Win 30XX, a Mega Man-inspired action platformer, on Steam Early Access
Contest: Win 30XX, a Mega Man-inspired action platformer, on Steam Early Access
In today’s contest you can win roguelike action platformer 30XX on Steam Early Access! Have you heard of 20XX? It’s a fun little ditty in the vein of Mega Man where roguelike elements and old-school platforming unite.
Roguelike platformer 30XX launches in early access
Roguelike platformer 30XX launches in early access
The sequel comes with a level editor and new mode
Mini Review: Prehistorik Man - The Stone-Age Platformer That Time Forgot
Mini Review: Prehistorik Man - The Stone-Age Platformer That Time Forgot
You're in real Barney Rubble now. For a brief, shining period, the video game industry seemed to become obsessed with cavemen.
Review: Little Nightmares II - A Spooky Platformer Dripping With Tension And Dread
Review: Little Nightmares II - A Spooky Platformer Dripping With Tension And Dread
Sweet dreams are made of this. Ever been somewhere you know you shouldn’t? Fear and curiosity can entwine themselves into intoxicating shapes, dancing in your guts as you push ever forward into the dark, knowing that the consequences of your being discovered will most likely be dire and terrible? That’s what Little Nightmares II goes for, and it is almost entirely successful in these ambitions.. The sense of place, in fact, is as convincing as something like the original Oddworld games all the way back on the original PlayStation, with similarly weighty, panicked gameplay to the point that we’d be prepared to call Little Nightmares something of a spiritual successor to the adventures of Abe.
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time coming to PS5, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch in March, PC later
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time coming to PS5, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch in March, PC later
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time hits PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch on 12th March, Activision has announced. Toys for Bob's well-received platformer, which came out for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in October 2020, launches on PC via Battle.net later in 2021.
Blue Fire Is A Game So Tough It Reminds Me Of 2020
Blue Fire Is A Game So Tough It Reminds Me Of 2020
Every so often, a platformer comes along that so thoroughly knocks you on your ass you can’t help but smile in sick appreciation.
Blue Fire review — Death by 1000 cuts
Blue Fire review — Death by 1000 cuts
It’s rare for me to play a game that I desperately want to like but often can’t stand playing. Blue Fire is a lot like The Legend of Zelda crossed with a platformer and then mixed with tacked-on Souls-like elements.
Gorgeous Puzzle-Platformer Minute Of Islands Comes To Switch On March 18th
Gorgeous Puzzle-Platformer Minute Of Islands Comes To Switch On March 18th
Hand-drawn artwork plus post-apocalypse? Sign us up. This game is going to get a lot of Adventure Time comparisons.
Video: Exclusive Peek At Soundtrack Sessions For Upcoming Zelda-Style Dungeon Platformer, Blue Fire
Video: Exclusive Peek At Soundtrack Sessions For Upcoming Zelda-Style Dungeon Platformer, Blue Fire
Launches later this week. We're big audiophiles here at Nintendo Life Towers, and there's nothing we like more than a little behind-the-scenes peek at a recording studio (well, there are some things, but it's up there!).
Much-Loved Indie Platformer Thomas Was Alone Is Making The Jump To Switch
Much-Loved Indie Platformer Thomas Was Alone Is Making The Jump To Switch
Update: February release confirmed. Update: A Nintendo eShop listing has now confirmed that Thomas Was Alone will launch on Switch on 19th February.
Review: Olija - A Cinematic Adventure Packed With Atmosphere
Review: Olija - A Cinematic Adventure Packed With Atmosphere
Return of the Obra Flinthook. Olija is, at its simplest, an action-platformer with a harpoon that lets you grapple up to different areas.
Celeste Classic gets free surprise sequel in Celeste 2: Lani’s Trek
Celeste Classic gets free surprise sequel in Celeste 2: Lani’s Trek
Celeste first arrived in 2018 to great fanfare, bringing a deeper emotional experience than most would expect out of a platformer.
Celeste Devs Release Retro Celeste Mini-Sequel To Celebrate The Game's Third Anniversary
Celeste Devs Release Retro Celeste Mini-Sequel To Celebrate The Game's Third Anniversary
Happy birthday, Celeste! Celeste is a beautiful, heart-wrenching platformer that takes skill, patience, and wrists that won't quit on you.
Review: Cyber Shadow - A Blisteringly Brilliant Action Platformer
Review: Cyber Shadow - A Blisteringly Brilliant Action Platformer
Go, ninja, go! Nearly seven years ago, the world was first introduced to Shovel Knight, a passion project that aimed to emulate some of the most legendary game releases of the 8-bit era.
Crapshoot: Dizzy, the eggcentric English platformer mascot
Crapshoot: Dizzy, the eggcentric English platformer mascot
We're rerunning Richard Cobbett's classic Crapshoot column, in which he rolled the dice and took a chance on obscure games—both good and bad.
There Are No Plans Right Now For A Cyber Shadow Physical Release
There Are No Plans Right Now For A Cyber Shadow Physical Release
Dev thinks it would be awesome, but needs some rest. Next week sees the arrival of the new 8-bit ninja platformer Cyber Shadow on the Nintendo Switch eShop. If you were planning on holding out for a physical copy, it seems you might be waiting a while.
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 387: Shadow Strikers
Official PlayStation Podcast Episode 387: Shadow Strikers
Email us at [email protected]! Subscribe via Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here This week, we interview Aarne Hunziker of Mechanical Head Studios about upcoming side-scrolling platformer Cyber Shadow.
New Games with Gold for February 2021 Featuring Gears 5 and More
New Games with Gold for February 2021 Featuring Gears 5 and More
The February Games with Gold lineup is here! On Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, experience one of gaming’s most acclaimed sagas in Gears 5, survive against the living dead in the horror-thriller title that started it all with Resident Evil, and experience the gorgeous and imaginative world of Salt in the action-adventure platformer Dandara: […]
New Trailer For Action-Platformer Olija Gives Insight Into The Spooky Story
New Trailer For Action-Platformer Olija Gives Insight Into The Spooky Story
Coming to Switch on January 28th. Olija is coming up on its 28th January release, and this new story trailer gives us a better idea of just exactly what it's all about.
Space-based strategy Galactic Civilizations 3 is Epic's latest free game
Space-based strategy Galactic Civilizations 3 is Epic's latest free game
Should you wish to expand your increasingly insurmountable back catalogue still further, Epic has announced the next two freebies it'll be featuring on its store, starting with Galactic Civilizations 3 and continuing with gravity flipping platformer Dandara next week. Galactic Civilizations 3 is developer Stardock's space-based 4X strategy game, which proved good enough to earn itself a twinkling Recommended badge when it fell under the Eurogamer review-o-matic's gaze back in 2015. "If you've sunk hundreds of hours into GalCiv 2, it may seem early on like you're playing an HD upgrade rather than a sequel," wrote reviewer Richie Shoemaker, "but once ship production is in full swing and the fleets are massing on the borders, you start to appreciate all that is new...[it's] well deserving of the GalCiv name and offers enough in the way of traditional features and modern scalability to secure the series' place at the very top of the 4X tech tree". Read more
Shattered Tale of the Forgotten King Launches February 17th
Shattered Tale of the Forgotten King Launches February 17th
The post Shattered Tale of the Forgotten King Launches February 17th appeared first on Fextralife. The open-world Action-RPG Shattered Tale of the Forgotten King leaves Early Access on PC this February! The post Shattered Tale of the Forgotten King Launches February 17th appeared first on Fextralife.
Balan Wonderworld will release a co-op demo next week
Balan Wonderworld will release a co-op demo next week
Bright and colorful platformer Balan Wonderworld isn’t too far away from its March release date now but you can try it out next week if you’re keen.
Magical 3D platformer Balan Wonderworld is getting a beefy demo on Steam next week
Magical 3D platformer Balan Wonderworld is getting a beefy demo on Steam next week
The fantastical 3D platformer is set to come out in March, but you can find out what it's all about a lot sooner.
Check out some magic harpoon fighting in Olija, an upcoming game from Devolver
Check out some magic harpoon fighting in Olija, an upcoming game from Devolver
Here's 22 minutes of gameplay footage from the platformer, which is being created by Kyoto-based studio Skeleton Crew.
The new platformer from Sonic the Hedgehog creators gets a free Steam demo next week
The new platformer from Sonic the Hedgehog creators gets a free Steam demo next week
I don't want to let Balan Wonderworld slip under the radar - built by director Yuji Naka and artist Naoto Ohshima, the same team that brought us Sonic the Hedgehog and Nights into Dreams, it's a colourful take on action-platformers the likes of which we rarely see these days.
Sonic creator's whimsical platformer Balan Wonderworld gets sizeable demo next week
Sonic creator's whimsical platformer Balan Wonderworld gets sizeable demo next week
Balan Wonderworld, the whimsical new action-platformer from Sonic the Hedgehog and NiGHTs co-creators Yuji Naka and Naoto Ohshima, is getting a sizeable demo next Thursday, 28th January, ahead its full launch in March. Balan Wonderworld - which is set to release on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Switch, and PC - takes place in the mysterious Balan Theatre, where "memories and vistas from the real-world mix with the things that people hold dear".
Balan Wonderworld Is Getting A Free Demo Later This Month
Balan Wonderworld Is Getting A Free Demo Later This Month
From the creators of Sonic. Liking what you've seen so far of Balan Wonderworld? Wondering whether it might be up your street? Well, you're in luck, because the game will soon be treated to a free demo on the Switch eShop. That's right, from 28th January, you'll be able to jump in for a taste of this brand new 3D platformer at no cost.
Stone-Fiction Platformer Jet Kave Adventure Now Available
Stone-Fiction Platformer Jet Kave Adventure Now Available
One of humanity’s greatest driving forces is… curiosity.
Random: This Zoomed-Out Speedrun Of Snake Rattle 'N' Roll Shows Cool Behind-The-Scenes Secrets
Random: This Zoomed-Out Speedrun Of Snake Rattle 'N' Roll Shows Cool Behind-The-Scenes Secrets
A Rare pleasure. We've all played classic NES platformer Snake Rattle 'N' Roll, haven't we? Of course we have.
Crikey! The Kickstarter For TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD Is Now Live
Crikey! The Kickstarter For TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD Is Now Live
And it's almost reached its goal. Australian developer Krome Studios has just launched its Kickstarter for TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD. Last year saw the release of the original 3D platformer on Switch, so it's only fitting to see the second entry.
Zelda-Inspired Combat Platformer Blue Fire Slices Its Way To Switch In February
Zelda-Inspired Combat Platformer Blue Fire Slices Its Way To Switch In February
Check out the new trailer. Graffiti Games and developer Robi Studios has announced that Blue Fire is arriving on Switch (and PC, if that's your bag) on 4th February.
Dead Cells' second paid expansion Fatal Falls gets late January release date
Dead Cells' second paid expansion Fatal Falls gets late January release date
Hardened explorers of developer Motion Twin's majestic rogue-like action-platformer Dead Cells will have new avenues for adventure on 26th January, now confirmed as the release date for second paid expansion Fatal Falls. Fatal Falls, which follows on from last year's The Bad Seed paid DLC, throws open more doors of Dead Cells' ever-shifting castle to offer passage to two new biomes - Fractured Shrines and The Undying Shores - as well as introducing new enemies, a new boss, and more. Both biomes exist beyond the castles walls, with Fractured Shrines resembling a series of islands high in the clouds, occupied by pagan snake people and giant axe-wielding statues.
Meet the one-man studio behind Cyber Shadow
Meet the one-man studio behind Cyber Shadow
Hey! This is MekaSkull, the developer of Cyber Shadow: the retro-rooted, ninja-jumping, robot-slashing action platformer that is coming to PS4 and PS5 on January 26.
Nintendo DS Platformer Monster Tale Is Making A Comeback On Modern Consoles
Nintendo DS Platformer Monster Tale Is Making A Comeback On Modern Consoles
Years after an 'Ultimate' version was promised. Majesco Entertainment has announced that it will be giving Nintendo DS platformer Monster Tale a fresh spin on current hardware. Currently only teased for "modern game platforms" – although, you'd imagine Switch is a safe bet with the original being a Nintendo exclusive – Monster Tale will be re-released later this year.
Stardash Brings Challenging Game Boy-Inspired Platforming To Switch This Week
Stardash Brings Challenging Game Boy-Inspired Platforming To Switch This Week
But it's considerably cheaper elsewhere. Developer Orangepixel has confirmed that its tough, retro-style platformer Stardash will be jumping onto the Nintendo Switch eShop later this week. Described by the studio as a love letter to the classic platformers available on Nintendo's beloved Game Boy, Stardash is pretty simple on the surface.
Super Meat Boy Forever Is Not The Sequel I Was Hoping For
Super Meat Boy Forever Is Not The Sequel I Was Hoping For
After 10 long years Super Meat Boy is back, this time as an auto-runner in a sequel that channels much of the original except for what I loved most about it: snappy controls and tight platforming.
Inside is today's free game on the Epic Store
Inside is today's free game on the Epic Store
The spooky 2D platformer is the spiritual successor to the indie hit Limbo.
Piratical Action-Adventure Game Olija Confirmed For January Launch
Piratical Action-Adventure Game Olija Confirmed For January Launch
Magic hats? Magic hats. Get ready for some pixel pew-pew platforming - the stylish action-adventure-platformer Olija has finally been given a release date! On January 28th, we'll all be able to figure out the various mysteries that the trailer presents.
Cyber Shadow is Out on January 26
Cyber Shadow is Out on January 26
The retro Ninja Gaiden-inspired action platformer is not far away now.
Hat In Time Dev Is Bringing
Hat In Time Dev Is Bringing "Cozy" 3D Platformer Here Comes Niko! To Switch
Want to become a "professional friend"? A Hat in Time developer Gears for Breakfast is teaming up with FrogVibes to release the "cozy" 3D platformer Here Comes Niko! on the Switch. In the game, you'll play the titular Niko has he answers a job advertisement for the role of "professional friend".
Beautiful action platformer Ender Lilies enters Early Access in January
Retro-Style Platformer Alwa's Awakening Is Getting An Official NES Port
Retro-Style Platformer Alwa's Awakening Is Getting An Official NES Port
A new NES release in 2021?! Elden Pixels, developer of both Alwa's Awakening and this year's Alwa's Legacy, has announced that it's working on a brand new port of its original game. So which shiny new console is Alwa's Awakening coming to next? The PS5? The rumoured Switch Pro? Nope, it's getting a 2021 release on the NES, Nintendo's 35-year-old 8-bit wonder. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Video: Check Out The Latest Trailer For The Upcoming Switch Release Metal Unit
Video: Check Out The Latest Trailer For The Upcoming Switch Release Metal Unit
"a sprawling side-scrolling platformer with roguelite features". Back in May, developer JellySnow Studio confirmed it would be releasing its sprawling side-scrolling platformer Metal Unit on the Nintendo Switch at some point in 2021. While we wait for the studio to lock in a release date for this version, why not take a look at the latest trailer: Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Oddworld: Soulstorm now due spring 2021
Oddworld: Soulstorm now due spring 2021
Oddworld: Soulstorm comes out spring 2021, Oddworld Inhabitants has announced. The action adventure platformer is due out then on PC via the Epic Games Store and PlayStation 4 and 5. Oddworld: Soulstorm is the second game in a quintology, the first being 2014's Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty.
Super Meat Boy Forever Finally Releases on December 23rd
Super Meat Boy Forever Finally Releases on December 23rd
The brutally difficult platformer is seemingly upon us at last.
It Takes Two Confirmed for The Game Awards 2020
It Takes Two Confirmed for The Game Awards 2020
The co-op platformer will have its gameplay premiere on December 10th.