Update: There's even more good news, too, as the partnership is also set to bring Torchlight II to brand-new platforms. Panic Button is "working on an enhanced version" of the ARPG dungeon crawler which "will launch on consoles this fall".
Original Article: Switch port wizard Panic Button has been hard at work on a new game for the Nintendo Switch thanks to a partnership with publisher, Perfect World Entertainment, it has been confirmed. And that's on top of its work on Wolfenstein: Youngblood.
The release in question is Hob: The Definitive Edition, an "immersive atmospheric single-player adventure" which originally launched on PC and PS4 back in 2017 courtesy of Runic Games. A press release today states that "Panic Button has taken everything that fans loved about the original game and developed a version exclusively for Nintendo Switch, featuring improved controls and game features". Here's an overview of the game:
Hob: The Definitive Edition is an artfully crafted single-player adventure which sends gamers on a mysterious, breathtaking journey through the ruins of a lost civilization, where they will encounter strange creatures and unlock satisfying puzzles hidden throughout the world. The team at Panic Button has developed a version of the game for Nintendo Switch that provides adventurers with brand new ways to unravel the mysteries of Hob. This includes added camera controls, improvements to the game’s UI, a variety of quality-of-life improvements and new features only possible on the Nintendo Switch system, including HD rumble and touch screen functionality.
Hob: The Definitive Edition launches very soon indeed, hitting Switch on 4th April for $19.99. You can go ahead and pre-order the game from the eShop today at 10% off.
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