Yoyo Games, developers of video game creation Engine GameMaker Studio, announced last week that on summer 2018 there would be the option to export directly to Nintendo Switch on their Engine, after a reaching an agreement with Nintendo.
This announcement is very important for video game creators such as Locomalito, who uses the Engine to develop all his masterpieces. Before, the adaptation work required to bring the games to the platform was no small feat. In fact, check out Abylight’s blog post about the work that entailed bringing Cursed Castilla to Nintendo 3DS, another platform without support from the Engine developer.
Nintendo Switch has been in the mind and heart of many fans, requesting it every chance they got. Therefore, it only makes sense to confirm that, Abylight will release both Cursed Castilla and Super Hydorah for Nintendo Switch as soon as feasible.
ABOUT SUPER HYDORAH
Super Hydorah is a nonlinear horizontal shoot’ em up designed to offer a challenging and memorable experience, sublimating the wisdom and richness of traditional shmup classics. The game has direct action, nostalgic art and a wide variety of unique spatial content and situations. It is hours of intense fun, alone or with your friends, to face the menace of the Meroptians aboard the Delta Lance.
ABOUT CURSED CASTILLA
Cursed Castilla (Maldita Castilla EX) is an arcade action platformer full of creatures from medieval myths from Spain and the rest of Europe, as well as from chivalric romances. Set in the Spanish kingdom of Castilla during the Middle Ages, you will be invited to take part in a love letter to European folklore and the best retro platformers.
ABOUT ABYLIGHT STUDIOS
Abylight Studios is a digital entertainment company that started out in 2003. Since 2015 Abylight is striving for platform diversity and includes big creators of the international Indie scene in its catalogue. Its most recent project is Cursed Castilla (Maldita Castilla EX), the worldwide acclaimed action-platformer by Locomalito. For more information on Abylight Studios, visit its official website, Facebook, and follow @abylight on Twitter.
Locomalito shares background with many other kids from the 80s: he grew up playing arcade machines and dreaming about creating his own games. He had ideas and wanted to work on them with a passion. Years later, this vocation drove him to work on those ideas and shape them in his own spare time. His goal: creating video games with an old school flavor – adventures that you could play on a straight run, created with pixel-art and chiptune music and sound.
For more information on Locomalito, visit their official website, and follow @Locomalito on Twitter.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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