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Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon YouTube Playlist

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon YouTube Playlist

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is a Kickstarter stretch goal for Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. Ritual of the Night will be a spiritual successor to Castlevania’s non-linear, RPG-style entries and it seems as though the world is excited to get their hands on it. Bringing in a considerable amount of attention, the developers promised an interim game, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon if one of their Kickstarter goals were met. Keeping their promise, PC and Switch gamers are now able to get their hands on the 8-bit Curse of the Moon.

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Holding true to the feel of an old-school Castlevania game, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is infectious. The simple yet exciting gameplay is addicting and challenging. It continues to bring the Gigamax crew back and the choice of difficulty makes it enjoyable for gamers of all skill levels. Whether someone is looking to breeze through an 8-bit masterpiece or if they are searching for their next challenge, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon is built to deliver both.

Graphics, Gameplay, and Indie!

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The graphics are beautiful, especially for its 8-bit art style and the gameplay mechanics are all incredibly smooth. Overall the game is an enjoyable and exciting precursor to the full, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night which is expected to release this year. Any indie game lover on the PC or Switch might want to consider picking up Curse of the Moon if the wait for Ritual of the Night is becoming too difficult to bear. Beyond just holding gamers over, this game is an absolutely beautiful experience for anyone that enjoys this kind of 8-bit style non-linear RPG.

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Everything Announced on Thursday’s Nintendo Direct

Everything Announced on Thursday’s Nintendo Direct

Nintendo just dropped a huge Direct on both 3DS and Switch owners. Packed to the brim with content, it has Nintendo heads excited. Fans of almost every genre and series will be pleasantly surprised by all of Thursday’s (3/8/2018) announcements. If you don’t have time to watch the lengthy 34 minute video, here’s all the information Nintendo revealed!

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WarioWare Gold (August 3rd)

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The party game series is getting the same 3DS treatment that Mario Party received late last year! All of the most popular mini games from WarioWare are making their way to Nintendo’s 3DS family of systems.


Dillon’s Dead Heat Breakers (May 24th)

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Dillon, Nintendo’s favorite armadillo, is racing to defend the frontier! Action meets tower defense is the theme of this upcoming title heading to the 3DS.


Mario+Luigi Bowser’s Inside Story+Bowser Jr’s Journey (2019)

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The classic Mario+Luigi title is getting a 3DS makeover! Join the brothers as they try to escape the inside of Bowser’s stomach by controlling not only the duo but the giant angry turtle antagonist as well.


Detective Pikachu (March 23rd)

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Pokemon fans won’t have to wait long to play the wacky Detective Pikachu adventure. Not only did Nintendo reveal a March release date, but they showed off an Amiibo of the hero, Detective Pikachu.


Luigi’s Mansion Remake (2018)

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If you’re over 20 years old and owned a GameCube, you were probably a big fan of Luigi’s Mansion. If you fall into that category, you’ll be excited to hear that a full remake of the game is heading to the 3DS! The game will even include a brand new Boss Rush mode, perfect for fans and newcomers alike.

Nintendo Switch

Kirby Star Allies: Dream Friends

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Nintendo revealed that the Kirby game releasing out next week will include a Dream Friends mode. The round pink protagonist will be able to take friends from across the series on his journey to save Dreamland!


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Also revealed was that free expansions are coming to Dream Friends. These will include characters that long time fans will remember like the animal buddies from Kirby’s Dream Land 2.


Okami HD (Summer 2018)

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Okami the Wolf has been awakened from her slumber and is headed to the Nintendo Switch! The recent remake of the cult classic is a perfect fit for the portable system and gamers everyone can’t wait to get their hands on it.


Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushito (June 8th)

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Conveyor belt sushi action is headed to the Nintendo Switch. The goal is to eat sushi and throw plates at your enemies to defeat them (there’s probably a better way to handle bad guys). This unique adventure is sure to drive up the sale of sushi around the world.


Octopath Traveler (July 18th)

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Not only were two new travelers revealed for the upcoming JRPG but a release date that’s only a couple months away was shown off as well. This classic take on adventuring is sure to be a time eating delight!


Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes (2018)

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An arcade like version of No More Heroes is making its way to the Switch and it looks like a blast. Travis certainly has a lot of problems but being in good games is not one.


Dark Souls Remastered + Amiibo (May 25th)

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A portable version of Dark Souls?! We were already sold. Now Nintendo is making things even more exciting with the reveal of a brand new Praise the Sun Amiibo.


Mario Tennis Aces (June 22nd)

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Nintendo spent a good amount of time speaking about the ins and outs of the soon to be released Mario Tennis title, but the most important takeaway… CHAIN CHOMP IS A PLAYABLE CHARACTER! Cool courses, crazy characters, and fancy trick shots. This is exciting!


Captain Toad Treasure Tracker (July 13th)

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Everyone’s favorite Toad is exploring the Nintendo Switch! Captain Toad was a hit on the Wii U and he’s sure to make an impression on every owner of Nintendo’s latest console. There will even be a whole host of levels based on Super Mario Odyssey.


Undertale (Eventually)

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Undertale was probably one of the best emotional journeys of 2017 and now Switch owners will all get the chance to play this amazing adventure. Unfortunately, Sans said that the game is coming “eventually” so the world will have to wait a bit longer for an actual release date.


Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy (July 10th)

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This announcement was so wacky Nintendo had to keep assuring people it was real. Believe it or not, Crash Bandicoot is heading to the Switch with his N’ Sane Trilogy. Nintendo fans that haven’t gotten to play the until recently Playstation exclusive finally have their chance!


Little Nightmares: Complete Edition (May 18th)

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The recently released horror indie game finally gets a Switch release date. Fans will be able to play two different adventures in this complete edition of Little Nightmares.


South Park The Fractured But Whole (April 24th)

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Their raunchy, rude, and hysterical! The boys from South Park are going portable in the Switch version of the recently released Fractured But Whole. Fans of the game can also purchase the expansion pass and get all the DLC as well.


Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition (May 18th)

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Hyrule Warriors finally has a hard release date and its only a couple of months away! If you love Zelda and enjoy Dynasty Warriors, definitely don’t miss this Switch exclusive.


Splatoon 2 Version 3.0 and Octo Expansion (Summer 2018)

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The director of Splatoon announced that version 3.0 of the game will be out soon. New maps, weapons, and outfits are all inbound, but the most exciting announcement was the upcoming Octo Expansion that will set fans back $19.99 USD. The expansion will include an entirely new campaign that revolves around an Octoling known as Agent 8. At the end of the adventure, players will be able to play as an Octoling in online battles (FINALLY!).


Super Smash Bros. Switch (2018)

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Last but certainly not least, Nintendo revealed a small teaser trailer for the next Super Smash game. Fighters confirmed so far included Squid Boy and Squid Girl as well as Mario and Link. If you’d like to take our challenge, zoom in on the above picture and let us know what other character silhouettes you can spot in the background. There might be an ARMS character in there! Do you see it?

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Super Meat Boy Sells Extremely Well on Switch

Super Meat Boy Sells Extremely Well on Switch

Super Meat Boy, the challenging platformer that released back in 2010 by developer Team Meat, launched for the Nintendo Switch last week and owners of the console love it. The game is off to a great start in terms of sales. The studio took to Twitter saying that first-day sales came “shockingly close” to repeating the games sales numbers from when it launched on Xbox 360 in 2010.

The sequel to Super Meat Boy, Super Meat Boy Forever, is on its way to the Switch in the future according to a Nintendo Direct from last year, and the strong debut for the game is a good sign for the studio. Team Meat joked, “Now I’m pretty excited about Super Meat Boy Forever for the Switch…Imma buy @notch’s house.”

To add some context to the above tweet, Notch is the creator of  Minecraft, Markus Persson, who sold Minecraft to Microsoft for around $2.5 billion back in 2014. He used some of that to buy a $70 million mansion in Los Angeles, outbidding Jay-Z and Beyonce.

New Mode!

Super Meat Boy for Switch is available now for $15 on the Switch’s digital store. A physical version will hit store shelves later this year. The Switch edition of the game offers a new mode which is a two-player split-screen challenge named “Race Mode.” You can use this mode for individual levels, an assortment of random ones, or the full game, with options for both light and dark.

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The amazing story of what Team Meat had to go through to create Super Meat Boy was one of the best parts of the independent film Indie Game: The Movie. The game was developed by The Binding of Isaac’s creators Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes and debuted on Xbox 360 as part of Microsoft’s Game Feast promotion back in October of 2010. It also came out for PS4, PlayStation Vita, and Wii U.

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Upcoming Nintendo Switch Indie Releases

Nintendo Switch: Home for Indies

The Nintendo Switch Indie game scene is shaping up to be huge for the recently released console. In a showcase that occurred during  the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco (GDC) the company announced 64 indie games that will be making their way to the console throughout 2017.





The showcase announced release dates for many of the games but left vague time frames for some. Not all the games coming to the console were highlighted during the event but will still eventually come to the Switch.

Below we have the list of Nintendo Switch Indie games that were paid extra attention to and had some sort of release date confirmed. If you’d like to see the whole showcase check out the video above.

The “Nindies”

Steamworld Dig 2: Summer 2017

Yooka-Laylee: Aprill 11th, 2017

Overcooked Special Edition: TBD 2017

The Escapist 2: TBD 2017

Gonner: TBD 2017

Kingdom Two Crowns: TBD 2017

Runner 3: Fall 2017

Blaster Master Zero: March 9th 2017

Flipping Death: TBD 2017

Graceful Explosion Machine: April 2017

Dandara: Summer 2017

Mr. Shifty: April 2017

Tumbleseed: Spring 2017

Shakedown Hawaii: TBD 2017

Pocket Rumble: March 2017

WarGroove: TBD 2017

Stardew Valley: Summer 2017

Thumper: Spring 2017

Perception: TBD 2017

Ultimate Chicken Horse: TBD 2017

Rogue Tropper Redux: TBD 2017

NBA Playgrounds: TBD 2017

Celeste: TBD 2017

The Binding of Isaac Afterbirth: March 2017

Fast RMX: March 3rd 2017

Shovel Knight Specter of Torment: March 3rd 2017

Shovel Knight Treasure Trove: March 3rd 2017

The Switch is quite the console and with Nintendo’s recent dedication to indie games this system has a bright future. Gigamax managed to get their hands on one of these elusive consoles and will be posting more content for the console as the year goes on!

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