A listing on the Switch eShop has revealed The Messenger is estimated to arrive in North America on August 30th for $19.99. Devolver Digital and developer Sabotage originally showed the 2D game earlier this year at the Nindies Showcase. 

The eShop release channels classic series such as Shinobi, while adding in plenty of tongue-in-cheek humour. As previously noted, there is a time-traveling narrative - transforming the game world from 8-bit to 16-bit, and there's also character progression skill trees along with a variety of "silly" bosses to challenge. Be sure to check out our interview with the game's development team as well. 

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[source nintendoeverything.com]