The Cube-Daily News Update: 1/24/17

Today we have new developments in the indie scene, and some news on licensed adaptations. Here are your essential stories for Tuesday, January 24th 2017.

The Nintendo Switch has added three high profile indies to it’s lineup:

Indie games Little Inferno, World of Goo, and Human Resource Machine are all coming to the Nintendo Switch on launch day, development studio Tomorrow Corporation has revealed. All games were previously released on Nintendo’s last home console (the WiiU), besides for World of Goo (which is close to being a decade old at this point).

The Banner Saga is getting a third game:

Stoic has opened a new Kickstarter for it’s third Banner Saga game, requesting $200000 by March 7th (of this year). So far the listed platforms are PC and Mac, but it’s entirely possible that it will come over to console. Check out the announcement trailer below.

Project CARS, Star Wars, and a LucasArts classic are part of Xbox’s February Games with Gold lineup:

Xbox has announced their Games w/ Gold lineup for next month, with Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime and Project CARS being the titles for Xbox One, and Monkey Island 2:LeChuck’s Revenge and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed being the titles for Xbox 360. The expiration date for all games is the 28th of next month.

Warner Bros is reopening Avalanche Software, and they already have their next project:

Thanks to a deal between the video game branch of Warner Bros, Avalanche Software is returning to develop a Cars 3 video game. It hasn’t been revealed how much of the workforce has returned, but Warner Bros has stated its much of the same. The studio originally closed in May of last year.

The studio behind viral hits such as I Am Bread and Surgeon Simulator have announced their next project:

Bossa Studios has announced their next game, which is a colorful skateboarding title called DeckSplash. In it, players must color levels while scoring tricks. Steam has been listed as the only form of release, but you can nevertheless register for a beta below.

https://www.decksplashgame.com/