Recently Gamers Elite has been talking a lot about ALL the games coming to Nintendo Switch, its like a never ending list that just keeps going on and on! Well, another “new” game was announced to be on the Nintendo Switch just a few days ago; from the creators of Red Hook Studios, The Darkest Dungeon will be coming soon to Nintendo Switch!
Darkest Dungeon is a dungeon crawling video game developed and published by indie game developer Red Hook Studios. The game, following an Early Access development period, was released on January 19, 2016, for Microsoft Windows and OS X, with a release for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Linux platforms a few months later. An iOS version has been released in August 2017. A version for the Nintendo Switch has been announced.
I have honestly never heard of this game, but a simple search can tell you just how popular this game is, but also how a lot of people are excited its going to be on the Nintendo Switch. So much so, that there are all sorts of merchandise that is being released because of the announcement.
Red Hook Studios announced all of this on their twitter feed:
Wait for it… wait for it… pic.twitter.com/7nx0zpDglG
— Darkest Dungeon (@DarkestDungeon) September 29, 2017
Since it was first released on other devices, it has been a well-received game to say the least. It has unique game play, an array of characters and it has a deep story that allows players to really delve into the story line and enjoy the game for what it is.
MetaCritic gave it an 84% out of 100, Destructoid gave it an 8 out of 10, Game Informer gave it a 9.25 out fo 10, etc.
The Nintendo Switch version will be able to be played on the Handheld Mode.
As of right now, even though we know The Darkest Dungeon will be available on Nintendo Switch, no actual date of release has been announced:
Windows, OS X
WW: January 19, 2016
WW: September 27, 2016
WW: Q2 2016
WW: August 24, 2017
If you were one of the many people that purchased the Nintendo Switch when it first came out and were upset at the lack of games available, you should start to see some games that you really want to get. Gamers Elite just recently wrote an article about all of the new games coming to Nintendo Switch, so I would definitely suggest you read that next!