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Splatoon was developed by Nintendo’s Entertainment Analysis & Development division, and originated from having a competitive multiplayer ink-based territory control game, which was later expanded to include squids and the ability to swim through the ink. The concept was created by lead programmer Shintaro Sato, who had previously worked on titles in the Animal Crossing franchise. The development team for Splatoon was generally composed of younger Nintendo employees (compared to other titles by the company). The main appeal of the game is its online competitive 3rd person shooter matchups where two teams pick a side and battle it out in these huge special Turf War events hosted under the name “Splatfest”.
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The game was noted heading for Switch September of last year by Sega, and now a confirmed release date scheduled for April 4, 2018 (Japan only so far) spotted within yesterday’s unique Japanese version of Nintendo’s digital broadcast.
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The popular employment-oriented social networking service LinkedIn has provided clues through a profile listing of Retro Studios talent that illustrates one of the writers at Retro Studios (previously a manager) had updated their Resume with the following detail:
Working with a highly skilled team to bridge the gaps between game design needs and telling a compelling story in a meaningful world. Finding the best ways to construct the narrative we want the player to experience with the tools and restrictions available through text, dialogue, and non-traditional storytelling.
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South Park: The Stick Of Truth is a 2014 role-playing video game developed by Obsidian Entertainment in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios and published by Ubisoft. Following Ubisoft’s purchase of the rights to The Stick of Truth in 2013, the company moved development of the sequel from Obsidian Entertainment, to Ubisoft San Francisco. There South Park: The Fractured but Whole developed. Rumor is both titles are heading to Switch from Ubisoft, right now.
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Seasons of Heaven is a media franchise composed of the French novel and the upcoming titular video game. Seasons of Heaven is about a post-apocalyptic world, which has undergone some dramatic events. Thankfully, there are some survivors. The game will focus on Yann, a telepathic boy with Asperger’s Syndrome, and his French bulldog, Ani. His parents, Elise and Tim, are part of a larger group of survivors, including James and Sarah, their son Thomas, and two other children called Nina and Ana.
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Back in early January there was a rumor that a new Legend of Zelda game was in development for the Nintendo 3DS from Grezzo. It was meant to be a Link’s Awakening reimagining with BOTW concepts. Grezzo is best known for their Nintendo 2nd party development modernizing The Legend Of Zelda franchises greatest hits implementing autostereoscopic 3D presentation. It’s Today, @Reddit, Nate869621 posted the following:
The game was suppose[d] to come out this year, but due to the focus on BotW and the DLC it was delayed to next year to change the gameplay to a more ‘open’ approach.
The game is being developed by Grezzo, the guys behind A Link Between Worlds
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Coming from source behind Shonengames the trilogy which released last year via PS4/XBone is currently being ported to the Nintendo Switch. If true the collection would accompany ongoing portfolio building on the platform, Bandai Namco president Mitsuaki Taguchi has stated that the names of the three exclusive games would be made known by Spring / Summer 2018, having hinted at new game in the Tales series and confirmed Metroid Prime 4, Bandai Namco couldn’t be busier on Nintendo Switch.
The Pokemon Company has posted listing for a Localization Associate who will be involved with “product development and marketing activities” including digital production and asset management. Under the list of responsibilities, it states that the hired candidate will be dealing with “in-game screenshots and video creation,” “video game hardware and software asset management,” and”DLC data preparation and testing.” The position offers a one-year fixed term contract and takes place in London, which is the same location as the other Pokemon localization team roles.
Read more “The Pokemon Company Lists “DLC” Primary For PKMN RPG Nintendo Switch [DETAILS]”
During E3 2001 Nintendo accidentally published in an online release document the listing of 3 unknown and unannounced titles in development. Quickly after its debut in worldwide public visibility the viral Nintendo document’s source was promptly removed, but not a moment however before the curiosity of an industry had ignited.
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