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WayForward Is Releasing Two Classic Shantae Games On The Nintendo Switch

WayForward Is Releasing Two Classic Shantae Games On The Nintendo Switch

If you’ve been wanting to relive some of the half-genie hero’s earlier adventures on your Nintendo Switch, we’ve got some exciting news to share. WayForward has announced it will be bringing Shantae and Shantae: Risky’s Revenge to the system. Pre-orders for the original game on Switch (both physically and digitally) will be available this September. On top of this, you’ll no longer have to spend a fortune for a cartridge version, as it’s getting a physical re-release on the Game Boy Color, courtesy of Limited Run. Shantae: Risky’s Revenge is the Director’s Cut release, which was previously made available on...

Donkey Kong Country Swings Onto The Switch Online SNES Library Next Week

Donkey Kong Country Swings Onto The Switch Online SNES Library Next Week

Nintendo has announced its Switch Online games for the month of July. Most notably, it welcomes back the 1994 classic, Donkey Kong Country. Alongside it is the release of the SNES title Natsume Championship Wrestling, and the NES title known as The Immortal. Each of these games will arrive next week on 15th July. Here’s a little bit about each one, and a trailer: Donkey Kong Country – Armed with chest-pounding muscle, mighty barrel rolls and awesome vine-swinging skills, Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong set out to face their adversaries, K. Rool and his reptilian crew of Kremlings. Play solo,...

Yacht Club Is Seeking A Gameplay Programmer For A New 3D Project

Yacht Club Is Seeking A Gameplay Programmer For A New 3D Project

Earlier this year, Yacht Club games revealed it would be moving on from Shovel Knight‘s original outing after six years of development. Although the company hasn’t made any official announcements yet, at least one project in the pipeline seems to be 3D. Gamasutra’s Job Board confirms this – advertising a new position (as of July 6, 2020) for a mid-senior gameplay programmer at Yacht Club Games. Yacht Club Games is working on a new 3D project and is building out our 3D team (and custom engine) to complement our existing 2D team. We are on the lookout to hire a...

Ultracore Review (Switch eShop) | Nintendo Life

Ultracore Review (Switch eShop) | Nintendo Life

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) Back in the forgotten, misty year of 1994, a game called Hardcore (developed by Digital Illusions, now better known as DICE) was previewed in game magazines for Mega Drive, Mega CD and Amiga. Then, thanks to the encroaching next generation of consoles, publisher Psygnosis canned the title when it was borderline completed. And now, with the new name Ultracore and following a period of hardware exclusivity as a pre-loaded title on Analogue’s Mega Sg and a proper, physical release via Columbus Circle in Japan, this lost 16-bit run n’ gun title has finally seen release...

Urban Trial Tricky Review (Switch eShop)

Urban Trial Tricky Review (Switch eShop)

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) If you’ve ever indulged in a little of Redlynx’s Trials series, tried your hand at some Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater or dabbled a little with Hello Games’ Joe Danger on last-gen consoles, you’ll have a good idea of what Urban Trial Tricky is attempting to aim towards. Tate Multimedia has created a messy mish-mash of all three here, with cartoony characters taking on urban stunt ramp courses filled with obstacles, jumps, trampolines and see-saws that you’ll traverse on your motorcycle as you attempt to grab some massive air and pull off all manner of spectacular...