Arc System Works Releases Boost Beast for the Nintendo Switch!

Today, Arc System Works has released beat’em-up, puzzle game Boost Beast on the Nintendo Switch Game Store!

Boost Beast is a defense based puzzle game where players defeat the invading horde of zombies by clearing blocks and summoning animals.

A sudden viral outbreak has infected the entire human race and turned everyone into zombies… Only a small group of animals survived the outbreak. In order to restore peace in the world, Alec, the king of the dogs, sets out on a journey with his animal army to exterminate the zombies.

Boost Beast has simple to learn controls, with satisfying the master mechanics! Match 3 of the same animal blocks to call upon your animal friends and defeat the waves of incoming zombies.

  • Overcome obstacles such as Cages that traps your animal friends, Rocks that block your path, and the Grim Reaper who will even turn your allies into zombies!
  • Make use of bombs and chain combos to pave a path to victory!
  • Join forces with your cute animal army and clear over 200 stages!

 

Defeat the Zombies that are invading from the right!
Connect 3 blocks of the same color to summon animals to attack the incoming zombies!
You can summon more animals by performing a chain combo!

Bombs will appear when 4 or more blocks of the same color are connected!
Make full use of the 3 different types of bombs to defeat the zombie horde!

Big Bomb: Clear surrounding blocks around the bomb.

Cross Bomb: Clear out blocks in a cross shape.

Color Bomb: Clear out all blocks of a single color.

Different mechanics will appear as you progress further in the game! Overcome them by clearing the blocks!

Rocks: Will not disappear unless you clear the blocks beside them.

Zombie Swamp: Summons an additional zombie every turn.

Skull Stone: Makes incoming zombies invincible.

SCREEN SHOTS

CHARACTERS

Alec

The king of dogs who stood up as the leader to save the world. Full of courage but unable to do anything by himself.

Alec

Jake

The most reliable among all the animals. He defeats zombies with a burning passion!

Jake

Carrie

Carrie, the stylish rabbit. Zombies are afraid of her when she gets angry.

Carrie

Sam

A wrestler, despite his chill appearance. Brings the zombies down to the ground!

Sam

Porky

An easy-going office man. Fights for his friends and family 24/7.

Porky

Max

A bear with a big body and an even bigger heart. He swings zombies around with ease!

Max

Duke

A mysterious assassin who fights zombies alone.

Duke

ZOMBIE HORDE

Zombie

Might have been a commoner before becoming a zombie. Weak against everyone.

Zombie

Color zombie

Mutant zombies that are recognized as an elite in the zombie community. They are immune to all attacks other than the ones that share the same color as themselves.

Color zombie

BIG BAD BOSSES

Horse

Horse

A mid-boss that appears frequently. Charges forward while trampling around.

Ms. Samba

Ms. Samba

A dancer zombie that thinks she is dancing whenever she attacks.

Hui Guo Long

Hui Guo Long

A patched-up zombie carried by mini zombies. His flame breath can scorch fried rice in a blink of an eye.

Sumo Wrestler No.1 & No.2

Sumo Wrestler No.1 & No.2

Despite being mechas, they are not armed with beam weapons. They trample their foes with their sumo steps. It is feared that the red sumo wrestler is 3 times stronger than the white sumo wrestler.

 

Title: Boost Beast
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Developer: ARZEST Corporation
Publisher: Arc System Works Co., Ltd.
Release Date: July 20, 2017
Genre: Puzzle
Price: $9.99 USD

Boost Beast Official Website: http://www.arcsystemworks.jp/boost_beast/
Nintendo Game StorePage: http://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/boost-beast-switch

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Shephy Appears on the Nintendo Switch!

Originally released in 2013, the hit Sheep based card game Shephy is out NOW on the Nintendo Switch for $4.99 USD / 4.99 €!

MULTIPLE WAYS TO PLAY!

Intuitive controls and multiple options on how to play make Shephy easy to pick up and enjoy however you prefer!

 

Lots of adorable sheep! Single-player sheep increasing card game, “Shephy”!

“Shephy”, the single-player card game with cute and lovely illustrations that keeps players coming back for more!

WHAT IS THE GOAL?

  • The main goal of the game is to increase your sheep count to 1000.
  • Using different combinations of the event cards, achieve the goal before the deck is emptied 3 times.
  • Sheep!

 

BEGINNER FRIENDLY!

  • In both the “Tutorial” and “Practice Mode,” you will be able to enjoy the game while familiarizing yourself with the rules of Shephy.

 

CHALLENGE THE LIMIT! CHALLENGE MODE!

  • There is no limit to the number of sheep you can increase in “Challenge Mode”. Increase the sheep count as much as possible before the deck is emptied 3 times.

 

STORY MODE! “POST LOVES”

  • Enjoy the story of Shephy in the special “Post Loves” game mode.
  • In this mode, special set of rules may apply along each part of the story, so the game can be enjoyed differently.

 

IS IT FOR YOU? (YES!)

Enjoy playing games at your own pace?
Enjoy playing single player games?
Enjoy solving challenging puzzles?
Do you love sheep?

If yes, “Shephy” is the perfect game for you!

Title: Shephy
Genre: Solitaire Sheep Card Game
Platform: Nintendo Switch™ downloadable software
Price: 4.99$ / 4.99 €
Release Date: July 6th, 2017(America), July 6th, 2017(Europe)