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'Monster Jam Steel Titans' announced for Switch, releasing digitally on November 26th

Monster truck racing on the go!

THQ Nordic and Feld Entertainment® today announced Monster Jam Steel Titans for Nintendo Switch (SRP: $29.99 | €29.99 | £26.99). Release date of the digital version is November 26th 2019, and the physical version of the game will release on February 4th 2020. Switch players can look forward to all the trucks, athletes, stadiums, stunts and massive air that make Monster Jam® the BIGGEST name in off-road racing!

Overwatch – Mercy’s Recall Challenge Detailed

Mercy, Mercy me

Support has arrived! Learn more about the head of medical research and brilliant healer in the new Overwatch short story, “Valkyrie,” where Mercy must confront her past and wrestle with whether she should join the fight again.

From November 12-December 2, players will be able to get back out there and obtain eight sprays, a player icon, and the legendary Dr. Ziegler skin for a total of 10 new rewards.

PLAY TO EARN

Your wins in Quick Play, Competitive Play, or Arcade will earn you a new player icon, new sprays, and a new legendary skin: Dr. Ziegler!

Win 3 Games | 1 Player Icon
Win 6 Games | 2 New Sprays
Win 9 Games | New legendary skin: Dr. Ziegler skin

WATCH TO EARN

Want more? You can watch Twitch streamers before, during or after matches to unlock even more Mercy cosmetics – we’re bringing you more Twitch Drops every time you tune in to participating broadcasters through December 2 to earn six Mercy’s Recall Challenge sprays!

Watch 2 Hours | 1 New Spray
Watch 4 Hours | 2 New Sprays
Watch 6 Hours | 3 New Sprays

Shovel Knight: King of Cards, Showdown, and Treasure Trove coming out Dec. 10th, 2019

Finally, a release date!

Multiple years in the making! After so much hard work and eager anticipation on everyone’s part, we are excited to formally unveil the release date…December 10th, 2019!

Shovel Knight: King of Cards – December 10th
Shovel Knight Showdown – December 10th
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove Physical Edition – December 10th
Shovel Knight Treasure Trove amiibo 3-pack – December 10th
Shovel Knight Gold Edition amiibo – December 10th

We’ll continue posting more and more info about King of Cards and Shovel Knight Showdown on the road to release!

We think these games offer something truly special, from a grand, sweeping single-player adventure to a frenetic multiplayer battle game. We can’t wait to share them with all of you! We hope all of these upcoming Shovel Knight releases bring everyone a lot of joy at the end of this year — and for the years beyond!

Solve a Tropical Mystery in the Newest Theme for CLUE

Grab your swim trunks!

London, November 12th, 2019 - Marmalade Game Studio along with Hasbro, Inc. whisks players away on a wonderful Tropical Mystery in the tenth theme for CLUE/CLUEDO on iOS, Android, Steam and Nintendo Switch.

CLUE/CLUEDO is the quintessential murder mystery classic in which you use your deduction and crime-solving skills to unravel who committed the heinous murder, with which weapon and where. Marmalade Game Studio’s official adaptation for consoles, PC, and mobile captures the undeniable charm of the original and brings it to life effortlessly on your screens.

In the new theme, Tropical Mystery, experience a completely fresh environment with a wholly redesigned board and nine brand-new luxurious rooms on an extravagant mega yacht. As you solve the crime, you move through lavish rooms such as the grand deck with its helipad and exclusive private bar and the enchanting underwater observation room where Dr. Black might still be sleeping with the fish.

Cristina Mereuta, COO at Marmalade Game Studio, says: “With Tropical Mystery we’ve taken the classic board game into a 21st-century setting, capturing the opulent lifestyle of the rich, famous and influential as well as the corruption behind the smoke-screen. However, we're staying true to the spirit of the traditional mystery by having the crime take place in an isolated, confined space, which means the murderer cannot run.”

Six new, mysterious suspects join the classic CLUE/CLUEDO line-up. Scarlett as the corrupt politician, White as the business-minded captain, and Mustard as the ruthless hedge fund manager.

CEO of Marmalade Game Studios, Christopher Willis, adds: “To commemorate the release of the tenth theme, we wanted to give our detectives something special and decided to take them on a glamorous cruise. Our artists brought the luxurious world of billionaire Black and his corrupt consorts to life and we are certain fans of the series will enjoy this much-requested theme.”

Tropical Mystery is the latest gorgeous theme for the popular digital adaptation of CLUE/CLUEDO. It joins a line up well-loved themes such as the Sherlock theme, where players get to tread in the footsteps of the famous English master detective, and Murder Express, which whisks players away on a mysterious train journey to find the truth.

The Tropical Mystery theme is available for CLUE/CLUEDO on Nintendo Switch, Steam, iOS, and Android as part of the Season Pass, which includes access to all previous nine themes, for 34.99 USD/ 39.99 EUR on mobile and Steam, or 9.99 USD/ 9.99 EUR on Nintendo Switch. It is also available as a separate add-on to the game for 6.99 USD/ 7.99 EUR on mobile.

Red Art Games announces physical release for Hover

Floating over to Switch

Hover is a fast-paced single and multiplayer parkour game set in a futuristic 3D open world. The game takes place in ECP17, a high-tech city also called Hover City by its inhabitants and located on a distant planet. The Great Admin cut the communication with the Galactic Union and established a strong dictatorship. Having fun has become illegal and entertainment is banished.

You’re in charge of a team of young rebels, who fight against the new anti-leisure laws oppressing the city. Equipped with high-tech gears allowing amazing jumps and speed, the rebels can roam the city to sabotage the propaganda, help citizens, and put an end to the oppression by reaching the Galactic Union!

Preorders : Wednesday 13 November 3PM UTC on www.redartgames.com

Hover unique features include:

An amazing City: Hover City is a huge futuristic colorful city. Its buildings offer breathtaking vertical playgrounds.
Astonishing moves: Slide, bounce, dash and wall-jump through Hover City thanks to your high-tech suit.
Online multiplayer: Join your friends online at any time and continue the adventure together, whether you are cooperating or working against them. Participate in races, events or score battles created in real time by the community.
Level up mechanics: Gain experience and unlock chips that improve the aptitudes of your character. You can trade your spare chips in order to get better ones through the E-Swap trading system.
A customizable experience: Instantly switch from single to multiplayer, whenever you want. Play first or third person or activate the auto camera that mixes both and offers you a dynamic experience.
A dynamic J-Pop inspired soundtrack: composed by Cedric Menendez, with the participation of Hideki Naganuma (Jet Set Radio, Yakuza series…)

GENSOU SkyDrift locked in for Dec. 12th, 2019 release

Coming from former Mario Kart devs

TOKYO – Nov. 12, 2019 – Sony Music Entertainment (Japan) publishing label UNTIES and the former Mario Kart developers at illuCalab will release the spell-slinging tag-team racer GENSOU SkyDrift onto Nintendo Switch and Steam for Windows PC on Dec. 12, 2019. A PlayStation 4 version will enter the track in Q1 2020.

Race through the beautiful and magical land of Gensokyo at break-neck speeds in a kart racer where your partner is your vehicle. Choose two racers from a roster of 20 magic-infused characters, each with their own driver handling stats and set of power ups, and swap between them on the fly. One racer steers the other, and swapping positions enables dynamic mid-match strategy changes.

Speed through more than 15 breathtaking stages to pulse-pounding music. Navigate through hoops scattered across the tracks to gain temporary boosts and charge racers’ mana. Unleash havoc on opposing teams by drawing devastating spells from character-specific decks of offensive and defensive abilities.

Test your skills in Story, Versus, and Time Attack modes or compete against up to seven friends in online multiplayer matches. GENSOU SkyDrift’s pool of characters are pulled from the beloved and long-running Touhou Project in a fan-made entry allowing old hands and newcomers alike to see the girls like never before—flying on one another’s backs.

“GENSOU SkyDrift offers something new for kart racing and Touhou fans alike,” said Mao Mitani, G&R Representative, UNTIES. “Since each character has personalized stats and an expansive list of spells to use, each race is unpredictable and delightful. Playing GENSOU SkyDrift is a rush, one with amazing depth and room for strategy.”

GENSOU SkyDrift will be available on Steam for Windows PC and Nintendo Switch for the regular price of $23.99 USD/€ 21.99, and support English, Japanese, and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional). Nintendo Switch pre-orders will begin on Dec. 5, 2019. A 20% launch discount will start when GENSOU SkyDrift goes on sale for each platform.

For more information, please visit the official website and follow @UNTIESWORLD on Twitter.

Blood, bullets and banana insanity now available with physical My Friend Pedro Switch edition

Banana-blasting action

EDISON, NEW JERSEY – Nov. 12, 2019 – Blood, bullets and bananas are slipping and sliding into North American retailers today with the special Nintendo Switch™ physical release of chaotic side-scrolling game My Friend Pedro. Courtesy of retail distributor Nighthawk Interactive, the physical edition is packed with exclusive retail bonuses including an original 11”x17” poster, sticker pack and full game soundtrack. Copies are now available for $29.99 through all major retailers.

From indie developer DeadToast Entertainment and label Devolver Digital, My Friend Pedro is a violent ballet about friendship, imagination, and one man’s struggle to obliterate anyone in his path at the behest of a sentient banana. The strategic use of split aiming, slow motion, and the ol’ stylish window breach create one sensational action sequence after another in an explosive battle through the violent underworld.

Nighthawk Interactive’s Nintendo Switch retail edition of My Friend Pedro includes:

· Retail Exclusive Content – Everyone can go bananas with a specially created 11”x17” poster, sticker pack, reversible cover art and the game’s full, gritty soundtrack in this retail edition.

· Full Throttle Gun Ballet – Players can unleash a graceful torrent of destruction with an incredible level of control over weapons and body. They’ll twist and turn through the air while aiming both hands at priority threats, or line up a perfect bullet ricochet to drop an unsuspecting gangster from behind.

· Mix It Up – To break up the high octane running and gunning, dynamic sequences are introduced to offer new challenges, such as thrilling motorcycle chases and slower paced physics-based puzzles.

· Slow Motion Braggadocio – When the action amps up to a frenzy, players bring it all into focus by shifting into slow motion to calm the nerves and steady the aim.

· Parkour! – While battling through each level, the number of points earned can be increased by incorporating acrobatic flips, wall jumps and rolls into enemy takedowns.

· Race to the Top – A global leaderboard is primed and ready for everyone to rack up points landing hits, kills and elaborate acrobatics.

My Friend Pedro is available at all major retailers including GameStop, Amazon, Best Buy and Target for $29.99. The game is rated M for Mature by the ESRB for Violence, Language, Blood and Gore.

Horror Cult Classic Sequel Remothered: Broken Porcelain's Chilling Mystery and Cast Detailed

Welcome to the Ashmann Inn

Walnut Creek Calif. - Nov. 12, 2019 - Indie publishing label Modus Games today revealed new details and art depicting the twisted mystery at the heart of Remothered: Broken Porcelain, the second installment in the critically acclaimed cult saga by Darril Arts. The upcoming survival horror game is also available to wishlist on Steam ahead of its release on PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One in 2020.

Building upon director Chris Darril and developer Stormind Games’ gripping tale, Remothered: Broken Porcelain introduces players to the troubled staff and guests of Ashmann Inn. Patrons of the hotel include a score of surreal, violent guests, and the motives behind each menacing occurrence within the walls of the inn ensure no guest feels at ease during their stay.

Remothered: Broken Porcelain finds an unruly teen Jennifer as Ashmann Inn’s latest caretaker, but strange behavior and inexplicable phenomena quickly inspires her to dig into the secrets lurking in the halls with the help of a potential ally named Lindsay. Meanwhile, Rosemary returns from Remothered: Tormented Fathers to continue her investigation of a girl’s long-unsolved disappearance. These heroines will face unreal terrors and deadly opposition in their search for truth.

Remothered: Broken Porcelain recalls classic survival horror, implementing characters inspired by the genre’s iconic protagonists and themes.

Robert Kirkman’s Thief of Thieves: Season One out now for Switch

Based on the award-winning comic book series

Los Angeles, November 12, 2019 - Rival Games, the critically acclaimed developer behind Alien: Blackout, and multiplatform entertainment company Skybound Entertainment are happy to announce that Thief of Thieves: Season One is available now on the eShop for Nintendo Switch for $19.99 / £17.99 / €19.99. Thief of Thieves: Season One lets users play as burglar Celia using stealth, social engineering and assistance from your team to pull off some high profile heists across the world. Originally divided into four volumes and released separately on Steam and Xbox One, the entire anthology is available at launch for Nintendo Switch.

Based on the award winning comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Thief of Thieves: Season One tells the story of Celia, the protege of the infamous thief Conrad “Redmond” Paulson, as she joins a new team of criminals and progresses from an apprentice swindler to a master thief. For every heist you must plan with your team, sneak your way in, react to any obstacles you face, and escape using stealth and cunning - after all, violence is what separates thieves from thugs. Get to know your team and plan your approach on the field. But be careful: the choices you make will shape the narrative and may have drastic consequences on how it unfolds.

“Working with Robert Kirkman’s IP and Skybound has given our team an incredible base to further expand this fascinating world,” said Jukka Laakso, CEO of Rival Games. “We’re particularly happy to bring this story to Nintendo Switch, as just like a great comic, it can be enjoyed at home, on the train, or anywhere else you want to be immersed in this seductive world of thievery!”

Thief of Thieves: Season One is developed by the Finnish independent studio Rival Games in partnership with Skybound Entertainment. The story transitions between comic frames and gameplay, as Celia makes her way through scenes ranging from cocktail parties to construction yards by using her skills in social engineering and stealth. The unique visual style of 2D hand drawn comics and 3D environments combine into one seamlessly flowing story experience. Shawn Martinbrough, the artist behind the Thief of Thieves: Season One comic, provided concepts behind many of the new living breathing characters brought to life by such voice actors like Fryda Wolff (Mass Effect: Andromeda), Stephen Stanton (Rogue One), Emily O’Brien (Death Stranding), Cissy Jones (Firewatch, The Walking Dead: Season 1), Fred Tatasciore (Kung-Fu Panda 2), and Elias Toufexis (Deus Ex: Human Revolution).

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