The Super Smash Bros. Series Heads to Nintendo Switch in 2018

Nintendo Direct Presentation Highlights Many Upcoming Games for Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS Family of Systems

During its latest Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo announced that the Super Smash Bros. franchise is coming to Nintendo Switch this year. The video also showcased more than a dozen upcoming games for both the Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, with many of the featured games coming from third-party developers, including SQUARE ENIX, Capcom, Grasshopper Manufacture, From Software and Ubisoft.

“Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS are being propelled through 2018 with an energized lineup of games of all kinds,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “These games contain a solid mix of first-party franchises starring some of Nintendo’s most recognizable characters, acclaimed third-party titles and promising indies.”

To view the Nintendo Direct video in its entirety, visit http://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-direct. Some of the highlights revealed in the video include:

Nintendo Switch

  • Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros. (working title): The Super Smash Bros. series comes to Nintendo Switch in 2018. The teaser trailer featured recognizable faces like Mario, Link and the Inklings from the Splatoon series.
  • New Single-Player Expansion Coming to Splatoon 2: The first paid DLC is coming to Splatoon 2 this summer. Splatoon 2 : Octo Expansion adds a hefty new single-player mode that lets players play as new character Agent 8, an Octoling (!) with lost memories. The new single-player campaign features 80 missions, as well as new stories that shed new light on beloved characters. Players that complete the Octo Expansion campaign will unlock the ability to play as Octolings in multiplayer battles. While Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion launches this summer, players can pre-purchase the DLC starting today in Nintendo eShop to immediately receive Octo-themed in-game gear to use in battle right away. (The full version of the game is required to use DLC.)
  • Major Splatoon 2 Update: In April, Splatoon 2 is getting a major free update (Version 3.0) that contains 100+ new pieces of gear, more stages rolling out throughout spring (Piranha Pit, Camp Triggerfish and Wahoo World) and a new rank (Rank X). Rank X is an extreme rank, even higher than S+.
  • Mario Tennis Aces: Unleash an arsenal of shots and strategies in all-out tennis battles with friends, family and fan-favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters. With up to four-player local (additional accessories may be required and are sold separately) and online* multiplayer, and a story mode that even includes creative boss battles, Mario Tennis Aces is one of the most robust Mario sports games yet. The intuitive and deep gameplay allows for exciting competitions in the living room or, really, anywhere using the power of Nintendo Switch. In Swing Mode, players can use their Joy-Con controllers like a tennis racket, swinging them to initiate the tennis swings in the game. Mario Tennis Aceslaunches exclusively for Nintendo Switch on June 22.
  • Mario Tennis Aces Pre-launch Online Tournament: More details will be revealed in the future, but a free Mario Tennis Aces demo is coming soon. For a limited time, players can try out online* tournament matches in the game before it launches. To participate, players just have to download the Pre-launch Online Tournament in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch.
  • Kirby Star Allies: Kirby is coming to Nintendo Switch for the first time next week! As players make their way through the robust adventure, they will reach dream palaces where fan-favorite legacy characters can become Kirby’s Dream Friends. Eventually, more Dream Friends will be added to the game through free updates. The first such update hits March 28 and adds classic characters Marx, Gooey and character set “Rick & Kine & Coo” to the game. Kirby Star Allies launches exclusively for Nintendo Switch on March 16. A free demo for the game is currently available in Nintendo eShop.
  • Octopath Traveler: Producer Masashi Takahashi from SQUARE ENIX revealed new details about the upcoming RPG, including the final game name, Octopath Traveler, two more main characters (Tressa the Merchant and Alfyn the Apothecary) and the ability to equip multiple jobs per character for use in battle. Octopath Traveler launches exclusively for Nintendo Switch on July 13. Octopath Traveler: Wayfarer’s Edition, a special edition bundle that includes a stylized pop-up book, a helpful cloth map, the Octopath Traveler: Sound Selections CD and a replica coin based on the in-game currency, launches the same day.
  • Captain Toad: Treasure TrackerCaptain Toad: Treasure Tracker, which originally launched for Wii U, is coming to Nintendo Switch. The new version includes new miniature courses based on various Kingdoms in the Super Mario Odyssey game. Also, anyone can play with a friend or family member by sharing a pair of Joy-Con controllers. While one player controls Captain Toad, the other can assist with things like turnip cover fire. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker launches for Nintendo Switch on July 13. A Nintendo 3DS version of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, which includes stereoscopic 3D visuals and touch-screen controls, also launches on July 13.
  • Crash Bandicoot Crashes Nintendo SwitchCrash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, which includes remastered versions of the first three Crash Bandicoot games, launches for Nintendo Switch on July 10.
  • Okami HD: The gorgeous and ethereal remake of classic action-adventure game Okamiis coming to Nintendo Switch. In the Nintendo Switch version of the game, players can use the touch screen in Handheld Mode or the Joy-Con motion controls in TV or Tabletop Mode to control the Celestial Brush to defeat enemies and solve puzzles. Okami HD launches in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch this summer.
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole: The South Park gang is back in an outrageously offensive superhero RPG adventure. And with Nintendo Switch, players can now drop into South Park anytime, anywhere. In addition to the main game, all of the game’s add-on content will be available for purchase. South Park: The Fractured But Wholelaunches for Nintendo Switch on April 24.
  • Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido: Originally announced for Nintendo 3DS at last year’s E3, Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido is also coming to Nintendo Switch! The action puzzle game finds players devouring conveyor-belt sushi, matching plates and then throwing them to defeat enemies. The basics are simple, but the gameplay is deep … and tasty! In the game’s multiplayer mode, players can even compete locally or online* against other players in intense matches. Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido launches for both Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS on June 8.
  • DARK SOULS: REMASTERED: The remake of the genre-defining and beloved original DARK SOULS game launches for Nintendo Switch on May 25. On the same day, an amiibo figure based on Solaire of Astora will also be released. By tapping this amiibo, the popular “Praise the Sun” gesture can be used with reckless abandon from the start of the game. (The gesture can also be obtained through regular gameplay.) Players who want to take the game for a spin can participate in a “network test.” The free network test launches in Nintendo eShop, and will allow players to download and play a part of DARK SOULS: REMASTERED before it launches to try out the gameplay and unique online features. More details about the network test will be revealed soon.
  • Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes: When Travis Touchdown wanders into the game world, he goes on a rampage of epic proportions. The latest title in the cult classic No More Heroes series contains a total of seven game titles, including an action game, racing game and puzzle game. By using another Joy-Con controller, two players can team up for co-op multiplayer action. Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes launches exclusively for Nintendo Switch this year.
  • Little Nightmares: Complete Edition: From award-winning developer Tarsier Studios comes Little Nightmares, a charmingly horrific puzzle-platforming adventure. The Complete Edition contains the two haunting tales of Six and The Runaway Kid in one package. You can even tap the PAC-MAN amiibo figure (sold separately) to unlock the Pakku Mask when playing. Little Nightmares: Complete Edition launches on May 18.
  • UNDERTALE: The million-selling role-playing game in which nobody has to die is headed to Nintendo Switch. Launch details will arrive at a later date.
  • Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition: The definitive edition (it’s in the title!) of Hyrule Warriors brings together dozens of characters from the Legend of Zelda series in an over-the-top action game. The game launches for Nintendo Switch on May 18.
  • ARMS US & Canada Online Open Tournament**: Players who want to show off their ARMS skills will be able to enter the ARMS US & Canada Online Open Tournament, which takes place in the Nintendo Switch game’s Ranked Match mode now through March 18. The eight top players in these preliminary rounds will have an opportunity to move on to the online finals on March 31. The finals will be streamed live from Nintendo of America HQ at https://arms.nintendo.com/videos/.
  • ARMS Testpunch: A new global Testpunch for the ARMS game, which lets Nintendo Switch owners try out select modes for free, will be running for three days starting on March 31. To participate, players just have to download the Testpunch in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo 3DS

  • WarioWare Gold: The frenetic WarioWare series is back, and for the first time it’s on Nintendo 3DS! With 300 fast-paced microgames that can be controlled by pressing buttons, tilting the system, tapping the touch screen or using the microphone, WarioWare Gold is the biggest entry in the series. And for the first time, the game includes fully voiced characters. WarioWare Gold launches exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems on Aug. 3.
  • Luigi’s Mansion: The original Luigi’s Mansion, which was a launch game for the Nintendo GameCube system in 2001, is coming to Nintendo 3DS. This remake has an updated look and new features, like a map that displays on the bottom screen and a boss rush mode. Luigi’s Mansion launches exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems this year.
  • Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey: In this Nintendo 3DS remake of a classic Mario & Luigi action RPG adventure, fans can replay (or play for the first time) Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story, one of the most critically acclaimed games in the Mario & Luigi series. It features new graphics and a new mode that tells the behind-the-scenes story of Bowser Jr. Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey launches exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems in 2019.
  • Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breakers: Action meets tower defense in Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breakers. In this new game, players take on the role of armadillo ranger Dillon, who teams up with an animalized version of the player’s Mii character to help stop enemy invasions and save the post-apocalyptic frontier. Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breakers launches exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems in Nintendo eShop on May 24. A free demo for the game will be available to download on May 10.
  • Detective Pikachu: Starting today, this new detective adventure game starring self-proclaimed “great detective” Pikachu is available for pre-purchase on Nintendo eShop and Nintendo.com. The game, as well as an extra-large Detective Pikachu amiibo figure (sold separately), launches on March 23. (The game is playable in 2D only.)

Remember that Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems feature parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about other features, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/ or https://www.nintendo.com/3ds/.

*Nintendo Account is required. Online services and features, including online gameplay, are free until the paid Nintendo Switch Online Service launches in September 2018.

**NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of US and CAN; high-speed internet required. Qualifier Period begins 3/8/18 at 5PM PT and ends 3/18/18 at 4:59PM PT. To participate, play at least 50 matches in Ranked Matchduring Qualifier Period (Ranked Match only available after you beat Grand Prix). Based on ARMS in-game ranking system and winning percentages during Qualifier Period, 8 Finalists and 4 Alternates will be selected to be available to participate in Finals to be held 3/31/18. Winner of Finals will get 1 color artwork (ARV $125). Other Finalists and Alternates will get 1 artwork (ARV $50 each). Odds of winning depend on no. of participants. Restrictions apply. Visit https://arms.nintendo.com/rules.pdf and https://arms.nintendo.com/fr/rules.pdf for additional details and full rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.

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Date published: 11/06/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku

Source (1) From: Nintendo, Re: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate [Gamesspress press release]

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Shenmue 101: Meet the characters driving the epic saga ahead of the upcoming release of Shenmue I & II

 

 

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On August 21st, one of the sagas that defined modern gaming is coming to PC, PS4 and Xbox One, and new players will be able to experience one of the most defining series in gaming history. In the meantime you can brush up on your Shenmue knowledge as we teamed up with Corey Marshall, the English-version voice actor of Ryo Hazuki, for a series of videos exploring the world of the Shenmue. Last weekour first episode detailed the storyline of Shenmue I & II and Ryo’s quest to avenge his father. Today, we’re delving deeper into the characters themselves:

 

 

From Ryo himself to Lan Di, Corey introduces us to Shenmue’s key characters: the mysterious Shenhua appearing in Ryo’s dreams, Ren the Heavens gang leader, and many more friends, foes, and those whom Ryo would be wise to keep an eye on. Beyond the key characters that Ryo encounters, there are hundreds of NPCs awaiting you in the world of Shenmue: love interests, enemies, neighbours and merchants… and of course, a cat.

New players will be able to meet all the fascinating characters in Shenmue I & II when it re-releases this August 21st on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
Shenmue I & II is now available for pre-order digitally on SteamXbox Marketplace and PSN with a 10% discount, and from SEGA approved digital retailers*. The physical edition is available to pre-order from US and EMEA retailers. For all the latest information on Shenmue I & II, go to: https://shenmue.sega.com/
*Please check here for an exhaustive list of digital retailers and more details as to what constitutes a SEGA approved retailer.

 


Date published: 11/06/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku

Source (1) From: SEGA, Re: Shenmue I &  II 

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The Flash CW Grant Gustin shows exclusive picture of Barry Allen’s Season 5 Costume

 

New season, new suit. premieres Tuesday, October 9 on The CW!

 

 

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The Flash’s Grant Gustin has shared the first official look of the iconic speedster superhero’s new and improved costume when he released a new poster for critically acclaimed Season 5, but now the actor has released an up to date behind-the-scenes picture and it is amazing, the scarlet speedster is ready to take out the criminals and major super villain Cicada, check out the scarlet red, white emblem on Mr Gustin’s chest with the signature lightning the electrifying belt and awesome pose by Mr. Gustin this is going to be another amazing year for the CW.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Date published: 11/06/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku

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Doom Eternal: First Brutal Gameplay Trailer

 

Developed by id Software, DOOM® Eternal™ is the direct sequel to the award-winning and best-selling DOOM® (2016). Experience the ultimate combination of speed and power with the next leap in push-forward, first-person combat. As the DOOM Slayer, return to take your vengeance against the forces of Hell. Set to an all-new pulse pounding soundtrack composed by Mick Gordon, fight across dimensions as you slay new and classic demons with powerful new weapons and abilities.

 

 

 

 


Date published: 11/06/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku

Source (1): From: Betesda, Re: Doom Eternal [Gamesspress press release]

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Luigi Actually Died in Nintendo Direct 8/8/18 But Nintendo Now Claims He Is Alive and Well

Luigi’s soul was sucked from the Nintendo Direct Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

 

The Nintendo Direct that aired on the 8/8/2018 3 days ago for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate started with a rather dramatic scene, in which Luigi suddenly died after being attacked by the Grim Reaper’s scythe from Castlevania. During this devestating scene Luigi’s soul was detached from his lifeless body. On the other hand Nintendo has confirmed that Luigi is still alive and living well.

 

 

 


Date published: 11/06/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku

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Mega Evolution and More Revealed in Latest Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Announcement

 

Nintendo Direct Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!

The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced new details about Mega Evolution and much more in the highly anticipated Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! games, releasing later this year on the Nintendo Switch™ system. Both games are designed for players taking their first steps into the Pokémon video game world as well as longtime fans wanting a new way to play Pokémon.

Don’t Just Evolve—Mega Evolve
In Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, players will be able to Mega Evolve a Pokémon once per battle if they have a Key Stone and the Mega Stone corresponding to that specific Pokémon. Mega Evolution, known as “the Evolution that transcends Evolution,” momentarily unleashes the energy within a Pokémon and can only be accomplished when a strong bond exists between the Pokémon and its Trainer. The first three Pokémon that fans will be able to Mega Evolve during their adventure will be Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise.

Explore Iconic Kanto Region Location Vermilion City
Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! will bring players to a variety of interesting locations in the Kanto region, including Vermilion City, where the luxury cruise liner the S.S. Anne docks once a year. In the Vermilion City Pokémon Gym, players can battle Gym Leader Lt. Surge, who is also known as the Lightning Lieutenant.

Here Comes Team Rocket!
Team Rocket, a nefarious organization set on using the world’s Pokémon in despicable plots to make money, is another example of the diverse cast of characters that players will encounter in Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! This includes the most famous members of Team Rocket—Jessie, James, and Meowth!

 

Check out the box art and designs below they are cute and amazing.

 

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Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! will release exclusively on Nintendo Switch on November 16, 2018. For all information, please visit www.pokemon.co.uk

 


Date published: 09/06/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku

Source (1): From: Hope & Glory PR, For: The Pokémon Company, Re: Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! [Gamespress press release]

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EPIC GAMES LAUNCHES BETA FOR FORTNITE BATTLE ROYALE ON ANDROID

PLAYERS WITH SELECTED SAMSUNG DEVICES CAN JOIN THE BETA TODAY, WITH A WIDER ANDROID BETA BEGINNING IN THE COMING DAYS 
Thursday, August 9, 2018 — AUGUST 9, 2018 – Cary, NC – Epic Games is excited to announce the Fortnite Beta for Android is launching this week.

Check out the trailer

 

 

Players with Samsung Galaxy devices are the first to be invited, starting today. Additionally, purchasers of the new Samsung Note 9 or Galaxy Tab S4  will get access to the new Galaxy outfit. More details can be found here.

Epic will start rolling out beta access to players on other Android devices over the next few days. Players that are interested can sign up to be invited at Fortnite.com/Android.

Fortnite will be available for direct download via Fortnite.com. Fortnite will not be available through the Google Play Store.  

Fortnite on Android supports full Cross Play and Cross Progression with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac, and iOS.

 


Date published: 09/08/18 

Written by Joseph Opoku 

Source:  (1) From: Indigo Pearl, Re: Fortnite [Gamespress press release]

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DC Universe’s ‘Doom Patrol’ Taps The First Purge’s Joivan Wade for Cyborg/Vic Stone

 

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The DC Universe’s live-action Doom Patrol  news is here and Cyborg is finally confirmed,  can I get a “Booyah” if you recognise that catchphrase then you know are a true fan of Cyborg who will be one of the main protaganist’s in Doom Patrol and Hollywood has officially found their Victor Stone and this iconic character will be  Joivan Wade who’s most recently starred in (The First Purge) this news was confirmed by Doom Patrol director Greg Berlanti and Warner Bros TV.

Doom Patrol will be a reimagining of the superhero DC characters originally written and drawn by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani, Doom Patrol is written by Jeremy Carver (Supernatural, Being Human), who are the executive produces of Doom Patrol alongside Berlanti, Geoff Johns, and Berlanti Prods’ Sarah Schechter. Warner Bros. Television produces in association with Berlanti Productions.

Victor Stone also known as Cyborg is the athlete who is a charismatic half-human/half-machine superhero who may be connected to every computer on the world, but still struggles with connections of the more human kind. Desperate to be accepted by the outside world, Victor Stone harnesses the curse of his cybernetic body and uses his powers as the ultimate hero for the digital age.

Victor Stone is the son of Silas Stone and Elinore Stone, scientists who use him as a test subject for various intelligence enhancement projects. While these treatments are ultimately successful and Victor’s IQ subsequently grows to genius levels, he grows to resent his treatment. He strikes up a friendship with Ron Evers, a young miscreant who leads him into trouble with the law. This is the beginning of a struggle in which Victor strives for independence, engaging in pursuits of which his parents disapprove, such as athletics and abandoning his studies. Victor’s association with underage criminals leads him down a dark path in which he is often injured, but he still lives a “normal” life in which he is able to make his own decisions. He occasionally refuses to participate in Evers’ grandiose plans of racially motivated terrorism.

Victor joins the Teen Titans, initially for the benefit of a support group of kindred spirits and freaks, and has remained with that group ever since.[1] His teammates are like a group of juveniles who are adjusting to their own prosthetics for they idolize him because of his fancy parts and his exciting adventures. It also turns out that their beautiful teacher Sarah Simms, who has often assisted Cyborg and the Titans, admires him as well.

Another person who sees past the cybernetic shell is Dr. Sarah Charles, a S.T.A.R. Labs scientist who helps him to recuperate after having his cybernetic parts replaced. Cyborg and Dr. Charles date for some time and she, along with Changeling, keeps trying to reach him when he is seemingly mindless following the severe injuries he incurs during the “Titans Hunt” storyline.

Joivian Wade primarily started his acting career on a comedy sketch show he as a member of comedy trio Mandem on the Wall, Wade’s breakout role was in E4’s Youngers before building a resume that includes Netflix’s The Weekend Movie and Universal’s The First Purge; and television series turns on The Interceptor, Doctor Who, and EastEnders.

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Check out the synopsis for Doom Patrol 

Doom Patrol is a re-imagining of the beloved group of outcast Super Heroes: Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl (April Bowlby) and Crazy Jane (Diane Guerrero), led by modern-day mad scientist Dr. Niles Caulder (The Chief). The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence — and to protect Earth from what they find. Part support group, part Super Hero team, the Doom Patrol is a band of super-powered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them.

Picking up after the events of Titans, Doom Patrol will find these reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by none other than Cyborg (Wade), who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.

 

 

 


Date published: 09/08/18 

Written by Joseph Opoku 

 

 

Distance, A Car Parkour Survival Racing Game, to Release on Steam in September

Indie Developer Refract Studios Launches Spiritual Successor to Its Hit Nitronic Rush – SEATTLE, WA) August 8, 2018

Indie developer Refract Studios today announced that its survival racing game Distance will fully launch for $24.99 on September 18, 2018 on Steam with a DRM-free version on www.survivethedistance.comDistance is an atmospheric racing platformer that fuses futuristic arcade racing with parkour, and challenges players to survive a deadly, mysterious, neon-drenched city by jumping, rotating, and flying.

Check out the trailer here 

 

Check out the screenshots

 

 

The evolution of this game has been driven by its strong community, their input, and interaction.

Distance News Facts:

  • Distance has been on Steam in Early Access since 2014 and the beta version has already attracted more than 150K players who have played more than 13.5 million levels.  
  • Early Access fans of Distance have shared more than 2,500 community levels on the Steam Workshop.
  • Distance has won several awards including one of MomoCon’s best games in the 2017 Indie Awards, Best Racing Game from PAX West from Curse in 2015, and SideQuesting Team Choice Award at PAX East 2017.
  • The game is a spiritual successor to the multi-award winning Nitronic Rush, created by Refract’s founders. Nitronic Rush has been downloaded more than three million times. It was widely praised for its innovative mechanics, visual style, audio design, and atmosphere, all of which have all been included and upgraded in Distance.
  • Every Saturday, Distance fans organize multiplayer events from 11am to 1pm PT.  
    In Distance roads are treacherous with obstacles around every corner. Instead of doing laps on a loop, survive to the end in the quickest time. The cars have abilities that not only allow them to drive on the track, but upside down and on buildings and walls. Players can also fly to discover new shortcuts and paths. Take on the roads alone, or in multiplayer with friends.Key Game Features:
  • Adventure Mode: A short single-player narrative experience. Drive into the heart of a dark, mysterious city as you pursue an ominous threat.
  • Arcade Mode: Race ghosts to take on the leaderboards’ best. Earn medals to unlock a wide variety of tracks in several different modes.
  • Multiplayer: Online (up to 12 players) and split-screen (2-4 players) play in modes such as Sprint, Reverse Tag, Stunt, and Challenge.
  • Trackmogrify: Random track generation with advanced seed modifiers.
  • VR: Full VR integration with support for Oculus Rift CV1 and HTC Vive.
  • Level editor: Use a powerful level editor to create levels from within the game and share them with players around the world.
  • Original soundtrack: New music from the composer behind award-winning games like Nitronic Rush, Solace, and The Fourth Wall. 

 

Check out the official website and steam page

 

 

 


Date published: 09/08/18 

Written by Joseph Opoku 

Source:  (1) From: Refract Studios, Re: Distance [Games press, press release]

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