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Chess is one of the world's oldest and most finely crafted games. Its strategies and complexities have fascinated players for decades (centuries, even), and at a professional level commands extraordinary dedication and expertise. For the majority of us it's an engaging game that is nevertheless quite casual, as we...
Chess on Switch is "the perfect hybrid of technology and tradition"
With over 200 games already available on the Switch eShop we're seeing most genres and game styles covered, to varying degrees. Platformers, puzzle games, shooters, FPS, racing - they have been catered to in one form or another. A welcome recent addition is Chess Ultra by Ripstone,...
Some may recall when Ripstone published Pure Chess on Wii U and 3DS, a game developed by VooFoo Studios. It was an impressive title (despite some nagging flaws) that offered cross-platform play and attractive visuals. A little while ago Ripstone confirmed that its own internal team was bringing Chess Ultra to the Switch, which should be...
"Making Chess sexy"
British game publisher Ripstone announced during the Summer that TIGA Awards finalist Chess Ultra will be arriving on the Nintendo Switch sometime in 2017. The company - known for previously publishing the likes of Ironcast, Extreme Exorcism and Pure Chess for the Wii U and 3DS -
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Slowly and surely the range of game styles and genres is growing on the Switch eShop, and now Chess Ultra is confirmed to be filling a very particular gap later this year. It's being developed and published by Ripstone, which boasts that it's the "best looking chess game in the world". Based on the trailer and limited information...