Bleed 2 Coming to Switch

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Bleed 2 Coming to Switch

Take note, Switch fans: PC hit Bleed 2 is coming to the eShop next month! The game, which was developed by Bootdisk Revolution and Game Nephilim Studios, is being released by Digerati Distribution on the system. Give the trailer some love:

Bleed 2 is a run-and-gun action game that emphasizes frenetic combat, stylish mayhem, and a plucky heroine named Wryn as its lead. While the campaign boasts seven levels and 25 boss fights, it’s not the longest experience out there. That said, Bleed 2 has gotten a ton of respect from critics as well as other developers, including Chad and Jared Moldenhauer, the co-creators of the masterpiece that is Cuphead on Xbox One!

Bleed 2 drops on March 8, so it’s not far away! Will you be giving the title a look? Share with us in the comments and on social media!

Super Mario Odyssey Version 1.2.0 Now Live

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Super Mario Odyssey Version 1.2.0 Now Live

Super Mario Odyssey is the gift that keeps on giving. While it’s already an enormous adventure on its own, Nintendo has provided fans with the update for Version 1.2.0 of the game, which brings with it additional content. Check out the announcement post:

That’s right, Mario’s got some new duds, one of which has the former plumber sporting his iconic shades and Hawaiian shirt adorned with Shine Sprites from Super Mario Sunshine! It also includes the new Luigi’s Balloon World mode, which allows players to basically play hide-and-seek with balloons hidden around the different Kingdoms. It’s a fresh batch of solid new additions and it’s all free! So, get to downloading it if you already have the game!

Breath of the Wild Sitting at Over One Million Units Sold in Japan

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Breath of the Wild Sitting at Over One Million Units Sold in Japan

It’s been known for almost a year now that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is not just one of the greatest Zelda titles ever made, but also one of the greatest games of all-time. Japanese consumers seem to agree, as Breath of the Wild has reached another sales milestone in the region with one million units sold. The total is cumulative, reflecting the combined sales numbers of both the Switch and Wii U iterations of the game.

This is significant because in Japan, this makes Breath of the Wild the best-selling Zelda title since Ocarina of Time way back in 1998. Considering the sales numbers don’t include digital downloads, odds are that Breath of the Wild is likely a decent amount ahead of the million units being reported. This is great news for Nintendo as it continues to rebound from the commercial failure of Wii U.

Does Yo-Kai Watch Have a Place Outside of Japan?

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Does Yo-Kai Watch Have a Place Outside of Japan?

Bringing video game franchises to the west can be a difficult thing. While some prove easier than others, many are too rooted in the cultures of their respective points of origin. Despite initially finding a massive level of success in Japan, Level-5’s Yo-Kai Watch franchise has found a far more modest reception in North America and Europe. The demand for merchandise in particular has seemed quite a bit smaller, with Yo-Kai Watch toys currently clogging Dollar Stores and GameStop’s discount bins. Over two years after the western release of the first Yo-Kai Watch, it begs the question: can the franchise truly find lasting success outside Japan?

Milanoir Announced for Switch

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Milanoir Announced for Switch

Good Shepherd Entertainment and Italo Games have announced that Milanoir, a 1970s crime movie action game, is coming to Switch in early 2018.

In the publisher’s own words:

Milanoir’s pixel art aesthetic paints the unforgiving city of Milan in bright and bloody detail while a funky ‘70s-style soundtrack further captures the turbulent energy of the era. Sneak, choke and shoot through the violent criminal underworld on the hunt for the man who framed you, surviving breathtaking vehicle chases and taking out anyone who stands in your way.

A Normal Lost Phone Arrives on Switch March 1

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A Normal Lost Phone Arrives on Switch March 1

Video games have become more and more experimental over the years, delving into new genres and different ways of telling a story. A Normal Lost Phone from Seaven Studio certainly fits that description, with a game about finding a missing person’s lost phone and using it to find clues to their whereabouts. Through the phone’s camera roll, text messages and call logs, players will uncover more of the game’s mystery.

The title received critical acclaim on PC and smartphones, but it will naturally arrive on Switch with a handful of improvements. The game will incorporate HD Rumble support, touch screen controls and portrait mode, which should make the game really feel like it’s happening on a smartphone!

Since A Normal Lost Phone has been out on PC and mobile for months, Seaven Studio has mentioned to be careful about storyline spoilers floating around. We’ll be cautious about this ourselves when we post our review of the game before the title’s March 1 release date.

Panic Button Says More Ports are Coming to Switch

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Panic Button Says More Ports are Coming to Switch

Panic Button, the developer responsible for porting high profile games like Doom and Rocket League onto Switch, has hinted that it is currently involved in even more unannounced Switch ports.

We already knew that the developer is working on the Switch version of Wolfenstein II, but in an interview with Gamasutra, Panic Button’s director of development, Adam Creighton, hinted that there are several other titles in the works as well:

You know that meme? With the dog? Drinking from a sprinkler? That’s me right now. And we might have some other titles for that platform, and maybe some other games for other platforms, in the works.

Smash on Switch Rumors Intensify

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Smash on Switch Rumors Intensify

As long as there have been Smash Bros. games, there have been rumors swirling about the next entry in the series. Well, rumors are already starting to emerge about a possible sequel on Switch, even though one hasn’t been announced yet.

Emily Rogers, who has been the source of numerous rumors in the past (both true and, occasionally, off the mark), claims that a new Smash Bros. game will be announced for Switch later this year. It will also apparently be released this year as well. Rogers says that this game will include both new content and reworked Wii U and 3DS content, but that she isn’t sue how Nintendo will be branding the game: either as a brand new sequel or as a ‘deluxe’ edition of Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS.

Of course, with the sheer amount of DLC that Smash Bros. received on Wii U and 3DS, it remains to be seen how much more content Nintendo would (and could) pack into any deluxe version of the game.

Urban Trial Playground Announced for Switch

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Urban Trial Playground Announced for Switch

Switch’s success has proven magnetic to developers and publishers looking to bring their games to its ever-growing user base. The next game continuing this trend is a sequel to Urban Trial Freestyle, a motorcycle trick racing game originally released on 3DS in 2013 by developer Tate Multimedia.

The new game, Urban Trial Playground, moves the action to locations inspired by the streets and beaches of Southern California while also evolving the gameplay. This time around, players will be able to independently control both front and rear brakes for an increased variety of tricks and maneuvers. Playground features over 50 levels along with five upgradeable bikes and the option to customize your rider. In addition to single player Freestyle, Time Trial, and Ghost modes, you can also compete with a second player thanks to split-screen multiplayer.

Urban Trial Freestyle releases exclusively on Switch on April 5. Pricing has yet to be confirmed, so stay on the lookout for that in the near future.

DC Super Hero DLC Announced for Rocket League

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DC Super Hero DLC Announced for Rocket League

Rocket League has given players a plethora of ways to customize their rocket powered soccer cars, both within the base game and as additional paid DLC. Fans of DC Comics in particular already have some ways to express their super hero preferences in-game, but soon they will a lot more with the announcement of the new DC Super Heroes DLC pack.

The biggest additions in the batch are two brand-new cars based on the Batmobile from the classic 1989 film as well the Tumbler Batmobile from The Dark Knight Rises. There will also be plenty of new ways to customize the cars already in the game with a slew of banners, boost animations, decals, and wheels based on Aquaman, Batman, Cyborg, Flash, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Superman, and Wonder Woman.

The DC Superheroes DLC Pack will be available for download on March 5 and will retail for $3.99.