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Two Tribes explains why Swap This! disappeared from mobile platforms, and the jump to Switch

Swap This! was released on mobile devices a number of years ago, but it disappeared almost as soon as it went live. The game has been missing in action ever since, but that's about to change with the upcoming Switch port. In an interview with Nintendo Life, Two Tribes explains what happens to the mobile version, and why they decided to give the game a second chance on Switch.

Unfortunately we ran into a problem with the game's publisher, which resulted in the game only being available for a few weeks before we pulled it. Over the last several years we've been toying with the idea of releasing the game again in an updated fashion, and the Switch was the perfect opportunity to do so.

Swap This! asks players to bring their best gaming skills to the table, which fits the Switch audience perfectly. It just feels great to play the game in your hands on the Switch's responsive touchscreen.

Categories: Interviews, Consoles
Games: Swap This!

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It's very sad that this great publisher gave an interview to NintendoDeath. They should have gone to a respectable site. I loved Toki Tori, but in particular the sequel. I don't really believe their reasoning. As they're not making any new games anymore, they probably did a bit of a scratch around and decided to give this game another bash. If they were really that bothered previously then it could have been on Wii U no hassle, and even 3DS. I need to see more of this game, to get a proper sense of it. Two Tribes are brilliant developers, so maybe it's better than my initial impression.

A sad day indeed when a site like NL gets the coverage it doesn’t deserve.

I admit I don’t know what to make of this game though. Only one played Toki Tori, which I thought was alright. I do have Toki Tori 2 on my Wii U though. Maybe when I finish Xeno X. Nearing the end now.

You've got to play Toki Tori 2. It's an amazing game, very different from the original.

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