UK based indie dev VooFoo Studios has announced that their top-down racing game, Mantis Burn Racing, will be coming to the Nintendo Switch complete with all previous DLC. While the game is already available on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, the team are bringing it to the Nintendo Switch for gaming on the go as well as at home. Burn Mantis Racing on the Switch will feature 4-player local split screen in both docked and undocked modes as well as 8-player online multiplayer.
In the long history of weird Nintendo moments, this one stands out. Tucked away deep within the Nintendo Switch operating system is the data for an NES original, Golf. It's playable by one or two players using Switch Joy-Cons and it even appears to support motion controls... or it would, if anyone knew how to unlock it.
Nintendo went all out this week showcasing a slew of high-profile games heading to the Switch, 3DS and 2DS -- titles like Doom, Wolfenstein II and Pokemon Gold. But, just last month, Nintendo was all about indie love. That's when the company and renowned ultra-violent game director Goichi "Suda51" Suda revealed Travis Strikes Again, the third title in the No More Heroes series. And, this time around, he's brought 15 indie video game creators along for the ride.
What's more, it might have a first for an emulated NES game: motion control.
Nintendo’s biggest announcement during its latest Direct didn’t go by unnoticed. Two major current-gen PC and console first-person shooters, Doom and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus, will be making their way to Nintendo Switch. But they represent much more than a chance to fill out the Switch’s library with a genre unrepresented on the system so far.