Spellcasting Co-op Blast'em'up Nine Parchments Coming to Nintendo Switch

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  1. T-hug
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    Today, Frozenbyte has announced that the co-operative blast'em up game Nine Parchments is coming to Nintendo Switch.


    Frozenbyte CEO Lauri Hyvärinen commented on the announcement:

    "We love Nintendo Switch! We've been ecstatic about the success of our roguelike action game Has-Been Heroes, and we love all the improvements made to the development environment, it's a great platform! Nine Parchments is a wonderful co-op game and feels like a perfect fit for the system. We can't wait to unleash the wizard mayhem later this year!"


    About Nine Parchments


    A group of drop-out wizard apprentices decide to skip their training for a quick path to the Nine Parchments.

    As the wannabe wizards rapidly discover powerful new spells and ignore all safety aspects, it's natural that their hasty progress results in lots of unwanted deaths...

    Features

    • Wield the power of the elements and master a diverse and ever-changing arsenal of spells

    • Unlock new playable characters, wizard hats and magical staves

    • Level up and train your characters in the magical arts, but choose your path wisely!

    • Battle strange creatures & mighty bosses in a breathtakingly beautiful world, set in the Trine universe

    • Online and local co-op with 1-4 players

    • Coming to Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One in 2017

    :arrow:Source: GBAtemp Inbox
     


  2. VinsCool

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    That looks pretty cool! 4 players coop games can be really fun.
     
  3. Kourin

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    Look pretty fun! Especially the online co-op part!
     
  4. wolfmankurd

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    Damn this actually looks pretty good.

    Real strong Runic vibe.
     
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    Looks fun, reminds me a bit of how Gauntlet on PSX and PS2 played. Those games were great fun, especially in multiplayer.
     
  6. FAST6191

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    I miss games like these, however I am going to have to wait and see as we also got a little glut of them during the PS360 and much like sidescrolling beat em ups they all were less than stellar... and that is before I consider Sacred 3 and Dungeon Siege III. That said Frozenbyte have earned the benefit of the doubt from me for the time being, only just as that Has Been Heroes thing seemed to have some curious design decisions and while Trine was fun it is not quite the same thing.

    Bonus though is hopefully nobody has to argue about character class.
     
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    The league of the Rincewinds in the quest for the Noveno.
     
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  8. OrGoN3

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    Gauntlet?
     
  9. SIX10

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    TOUHOU COPY REEEEEEEEEEEE
    but in all seriousness it looks sick
     
  10. DarkIrata

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    Since no one said it yet.
    Doesn't it looks kinda like Magicka?
     
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    I guess that no-one said that yet, since the only thing making it look like Magicka is the perspective. The art style seems rather different to me. And I guess this game won't feature the iconic spell mixing gameplay that Magicka is known for.
     
  12. duwen

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    Looks very nice.
    ...although, after reading the title of the thread I was momentarily dissapointed that it wasn't a remake/sequel to Spellcaster on the Sega Master System.

    Not even the same genre :wtf:
     
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  13. Meteor7

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    No dodge-roll, and I can barely even see those icicles hitting the green guy at 0:38. Granted that last one might be unrepresentative of how it'll look on the Switch and be due to how I'm viewing the video, but even still, it looks basic; like it's trying hard to cover boring gameplay with flashy neon particle effects. I guess I'll just have to keep waiting a little longer for a reason to pick my Switch up again.
     
  14. xile6

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    There was something like this on the vita.
    I dont remember if it came out or not i waa looking forward to it then the vita kinda die off and never look for it.

    But this does look pretty cool. I hope it can be play single player tho
     
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    At a quick glance and not paying attention, the video thumbnail reminded me of Champions of Norrath for PS2. Fuck, I miss playing that game with old buddies. This game seems pretty interesting though.
     
  16. DarkWork0

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    Wizards only Diablo 3. Can't wait to play it actually!
     
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    HBH was developed by GameTrust, FrozenByte just helped with a little consulting.
     
  18. TheDarkGreninja

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    I'd rather they port Trine 3.
     
  19. Captain_N

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    reminds me of gauntlet legends. ill be getting this. there wont be a physical i bet
     
  20. Saiyan Lusitano

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    One of those games, eh. Not my type.