If you can dodge a Switch...
Nintendo's hybrid console is literally built for local multiplayer, and there is no shortage of incredible competitive and cooperative examples to get everyone milking, racing, snipping or dancing. While FIFA or NBA2K have the simulation side sewn up for now, Danish developer Swing Studios brings its retro themed and...
The 'OddBallers' arrive next month
Ubisoft has announced it's bringing Game Swing's "new dodgeball multiplayer party game" OddBallers to Nintendo Switch and multiple other platforms next month on March 24. This party game can be played solo, or multiplayer - and supports up to four players locally and six online. According to the PR, players will...
Kirby: Battle Royal in demo form! Neo Geo! More indies!
It's the first week of new releases in 2018, so Nintendo Life has gathered today all the latest incoming games, demos and slices of DLC coming to Nintendo Switch, 3DS and Wii U in North America. This week, we've got another dip into the ACA Neo Geo vault; a selection of indies with racing,...
SteamWorld Heist: Ultimate Edition! Stikbold! Double Dragon arcade! More!
As 2017 draws to a close there's one final Nintendo Download Update, with the European line-up offering some intriguing options on the Switch eShop, in particular. In addition there's some DLC and a nice batch of discounts to consider, so let's get to it. Switch eShop:...
Switch-exclusive update arrives this month in Europe
Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure Deluxe is coming to the Nintendo Switch this month, it has been revealed. The wacky hybird of sports and action adventure features a wide range of game modes, including a co-op story campaign packed with epic boss fights and a rather silly plot. More...
Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure hits right where it hurts!
Stikbold! is a hard-hitting, fast-paced dodgeball sports game set in a colorful and quirky 70s universe.
With brand-new content, improved features and gameplay for up to 6 players, the Switch™-exclusive DELUXE edition is perfect for any party or social gathering.
CASUALLY COOPERATIVE STORY MODE (1-2 P)
Join Stikbold! superstars Björn and Jerome on a tour through the zany universe as they embark on a CO-OP adventure to unravel the mysterious disappearance of rival love-interest Heidi Starbrow on the night of the BIG game! Battle your way through a surprising cast of funky characters and unlikely boss fights.
Playable solo or with your favorite buddy - Beat the story, then beat your friend!
BRUTALLY FUN LOCAL-MULTIPLAYER BRAWLS (1-6 P)
Put your skills to the ultimate test in the definitive battle of the living room – Will you be victorious or go down with a BAM... and have your revenge from beyond!
Take control of level-specific hazardous events and use them to interfere and harass the remaining opponents instead of sitting idle while waiting for next round to begin... Don’t get mad, get even!
Inspired by the greatest party-game classics, Stikbold! offers accessible but deep gameplay with a great variety of playful twists to spice up the action and keep the party going.
6 UNIQUE ARENAS – Humiliate your friends on a series of distinct environments with unique, gameplay-altering dynamics and level-specific player-controlled hazards.
UP TO 6 PLAYERS – With DELUXE edition, max player count has increased to 6 to accommodate even bigger parties. Play Free-For-All, 3v3, 2v2v2 or perhaps someone frisky is up for a 5v1?!
4 INTENSE MINI-GAMES (2-6 P) – No party game is complete without mini-games. Mix it up with Handyball, Pop-pop, Crate Escape and Wild Rumpus
WHEEL OF RUMPUS (1-6 P) – This crazy new game show-inspired tournament will take the players on a playful tour through all the game’s content. Adaptation is the key to success in this format, littered with bounties, secondary objectives and decorative, cosmetic prizes to underline your victories.
18 COLORFUL CHARACTERS – Choose from the large roster of colorful athletes to find the personality quirky enough to match your style.