The last leg of the race
Run, run, as fast as you can
Unless you’ve had experience of the BIT.TRIP games previously, you’d be forgiven for thinking Runner3 is a platform game; Commander Video and his pink lady friend counterpart both jump, kick and slide their way through obstacle-laden courses. So on the surface it looks that way and through a certain pick up in...
Just a few weeks to go
Choice Provisions was responsible for BIT.TRIP, one of the standout game franchises to arise from Nintendo’s original Wii Shop Channel. Favoring musically driven, arcade-like gameplay, the series jumped from genre to genre, but one of its most popular entries was BIT.TRIP RUNNER, which eventually went on to get its own...
Choice Provisions’ Runner3 is one of the most highly anticipated indie releases on the eShop, as the third instalment in the studio’s delightfully crazy rhythm platformer series. The previous two games were both known for their extremely high difficulty, but it was the special stages in those predecessors that...
The last leg of the race
Runner3 is one of the higher profile indie games on the horizon for the Switch, continuing the rhythm-platformer gameplay in what seems like an even more outlandish adventure than the last. The game was promised for a 2018 release date, and it seems that the developers are closing in on announcing that release date, as...
"Some games just belong on physical cartridges"
When it comes to budget / indie retail games on the Nintendo Switch, Nicalis has established itself at the forefront of the industry. Often loading its retail editions with neat game manuals, stickers and more besides, they're become a popular purchasing option. Nicalis has now announced that it's...
For those of you wondering
Today's Nindie Showcase featured a lot of games, but one notable absentee was Switch exclusive Runner3. Though it wasn't in the broadcast, it does have a new PAX West trailer on Nintendo's YouTube channel that also confirms it'll be a 2018 arrival. It's a shame we have a little while to wait for this one, but it'll be...
"It's been smooth sailing ever since!"
Much noise has been made over the past couple months about how the Nintendo Switch is a significantly more developer friendly console than the Wii U or 3DS. It's a bit more powerful, the architecture is more PC friendly, and there's support for many widely used engines like Unreal. We already saw an example of...
"Nintendo platforms have always been CommanderVideo's home"
When Runner3 was announced as a Nintendo Switch exclusive this writer's eyebrows went up a fair amount - it's not particularly common for download games to be exclusive nowadays, much less so from studios with a track record of multiple cross-platform successes. Yet here we are - it's an...
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