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Ninja Gaiden Influenced Platformer 'The Messenger' Adds Nintendo Switch Release

21 March 2018, 08:03 | Jenny Fowler

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It's been in development for a long time, but will be coming first to Nintendo Switch this summer. Here's everything that was announced in today's Nindie Livestream. Originally released in 2012, the stealth action game will release on the console this fall. "The Switch is a take-anywhere console, so fighting games would be great on it if not for how notoriously hard they are to control".

Just Shapes & Beats is a "musical bullet hell" game featuring a full story mode with local and online co-op. The Messenger launches on Nintendo Switch this summer.

This top-down shooter is set in a grizzly underworld inspired by the gory VHS era of B-Movies where you slay hordes of undead with a variety of weapons and skills.

Pool Panic is the latest announcement from Battle Chef Brigade publishers Adult Swim Games. In over 100 levels, players will take aim in cities, jungles and deserts solo or with up to four friends in local multiplayer when the game launches later this year.

Chicken Platforming? Sure, why not, answers Bomb Chicken! Use your bombs to defeat enemies and solve puzzles when the game launches first on the Switch later this summer.

Lumines Remastered: Beloved puzzle game Lumines is getting an HD remake, and it's coming to Switch this spring.

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The sequel, Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life , saw its opening weekend numbers fall dramatically from its predecessor's. The film " I Can Only Imagine " landed in third-place overall on the domestic charts, bringing in $17M at just 1,629 locations.

Google Play Instant will let you try a game without installing it
Although developers are limited to only 10MB per instant app, there's room to come up with some innovative formats, Karmel said. During that time, you'll see a constant "INSTALL" button within to let you know that you can/should install the full game.

Moment of silence held for bridge collapse victims as 1st lawsuit filed
Florida International University students returned to class Monday for the first time since the deadly bridge collapse . Brownfield, 39, was a married father of three and a crane technician who was driving beneath the bridge when it buckled.

Reigns: Kings and Queens is all about making intricate decisions by swiping left or right. Light Fall is launching on Switch this spring as a timed exclusive.

- West of Loathing (Asymetric): West of Loathing is a slapstick comedy stick-figure Wild West adventure role-playing game.

Nintendo's CEO has said that he'd like to see the Switch last for around five to six years and although peripherals are a good start, a hardware refresh may be unavoidable for the console to make it the whole way, especially if Sony hits out with a PS5 in 2020/2021, as is rumored.

Pode from Henchman & Goon is single-player, co-op exploration puzzle game inspired by Norwegian art and culture. (Additional accessories required for local multiplayer mode; sold separately.) Pool Panic launches first on Nintendo Switch later this year.

The Messenger - Retro ninja platformer with 8 and 16 bit graphical switching, releases in the summer. This one's an outright Switch exclusive and it's out in the spring.

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