Posts Tagged ‘nicalis’
  • Redout (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on August 12, 2019 under Featured Review 2, Reviews, Switch
    Inspired by games like F-Zero and Wipeout, Redout by developer 34BigThings is an anti-gravity, 3D racing game that is set in a distant, post-apocalyptic future. The game includes 30 race tracks in 6 locations (i.e. Earth, Jupiter’s moon Europa and ‘Boss’ Circuits), 6 racing teams (each with their own driving style), 24 customizable vehicles (with different colors and liveries) and 10 upgrada... more.
  • Crystal Crisis (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on August 12, 2019 under Featured Review 1, Reviews, Switch
    Crystal Crisis by developer Nicalis is a love letter to Capcom’s Super Puzzle Fighter II:Turbo, a Tetris-style puzzle game starring the fighters from the Street Fighter II franchise.  Crystal Crisis is essentially the same concept, but with characters from various Nicalis IPs (i.e. Cave Story, 1001 Spikes, Code of Princess etc.). The game’s premise involves a group of villains - Akuji, Ba... more.
  • Save me Mr. Tako! (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on February 22, 2019 under Reviews, Switch
    Growing up in the 1980s had its advantages. People alive then witnessed the revival (and reshaping) of video games with the release of the Nintendo Entertainment System. Sega also introduced the Master System, which arguably had better graphics than Nintendo’s 8-bit powerhouse. The 80s was a decade of many ‘firsts’, whether it involved console gaming or improvements in home computer technolo... more.
  • Save me Mr Tako! – Now Available for Windows PC & Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on October 30, 2018 under Euro, News, PC, Switch
    Nicalis, Ink. today announced the release of Save me Mr Tako!, an all-new invertebrate adventure out now for Nintendo Switch and Steam. Starring a peaceful little octopus named Mr Tako, Save me Mr Tako! is a charming throwback-style platformer set in a world where humans and octopodes are at war. The journey begins when Mr Tako sets out to resolve the conflicts that are tearing the octopus and ... more.
  • Blade Strangers (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on September 25, 2018 under Reviews, Switch
    Developer Nicalis has decided to follow in Capcom’s footsteps with the release of Blade Strangers, a fast-paced, combo-laden 2D fighting game that contains a well-balanced roster of characters that were pulled from their own stable of IPs. Fans familiar with developer Nicalis and their games will be elated to know that Blade Strangers combines the protagonists and their companions from various g... more.
  • Code of Princess EX (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on September 25, 2018 under Reviews, Switch
    Essentially a remake of the 3DS title of the same name (which originally had an October 2012 release), Code of Princess for Nintendo Switch is a 2D side-scrolling hack ‘n slasher that shares a lot of similarities with Treasure’s critically-acclaimed hack ‘n slasher, Guardian Heroes, which saw a release on the Sega Saturn and then later the Gameboy Advance. The story sees the player in the... more.
  • Blade Strangers – Now Available

    Posted by on August 28, 2018 under Euro, News, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
    Nicalis, today announced that Blade Strangers, the all-new crossover fighter, arrives digitally and physically in stores beginning today on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Steam (digital only). Old school meets new school when the excitement and subtle dynamics of a classic one-on-one fighting game are combined with the polish and high-quality visuals expected from a current-gen contender.... more.
  • Ikaruga (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on July 11, 2018 under Reviews, Switch
    Initially developed by Treasure and released in Japanese arcades in December 2001, Ikaruga is a puzzle-based, vertical scrolling shmup that has received critical acclaim for its polarity system (a mechanic that sees the player swapping between two different shields to adsorb enemy bullets) and harder than nails gameplay. During its early inception, Ikaruga was eventually ported to the Sega Drea... more.
  • Blade Strangers – Launching August 28th

    Posted by on June 28, 2018 under Euro, News, PC, PS4, Switch
    Nicalis, Inc. today confirmed that the anticipated release of the all-new fighting game Blade Strangers is set for August 28th, 2018 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Steam (as well as arcade game centers in Japan). The indie crossover brawler developed by Studio Saizensen embraces a traditional and streamlined four-button control scheme that offers accessible inputs for beginner playe... more.
  • Runner3 – Now Available for Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on May 22, 2018 under Euro, News, PC, Switch
    Nicalis  today announced that the physical version of Runner3 on Nintendo Switch is now available at retailers across North America. The game features a colorful cast of comedic characters and their endless platforming adventures as they run and jump to the beat of the game’s infectious soundtrack. In addition to the unflappable main character who is simply known as CommanderVideo, ... more.
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