Cococucumber announced today that Riverbond, the critically acclaimed shoot and slash dungeon crawler, will be coming to Switch sometime this year.
According to the developer, the Switch version will include the debut of a new world, which will be released for the June-launched PS4, Xbox One, and PC versions as a DLC.
Here’s a brief overview of the game, via Cococucumber:
Up to four players set sights on treasure in a stunning voxel world. Break apart enemies, objects, and environments in an eruption of cubes with real-time physics. Discover secrets and face foes across handcrafted levels and eight whimsical worlds, including a world debuting on Nintendo Switch, and coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC as downloadable content.
Face the evil threatening the land by choosing melee or ranged weapons for fast-paced combat to suit any play style. The quick arcade-like pace and responsive controls give the party a leg up on waves of mobs and exciting boss fights. With the retro spirit of classic hack-and-slash cooperative games, Riverbond marries the nostalgic genre with modern flair.
An enchanting score by acclaimed composer Ryan Roth (Void Bastards, The Beginner’s Guide, Starseed Pilgrim) adorns the adventure across glistening, snowy peaks and wondrous valleys. Don a variety of charming crossover skins like The Kid from Bastion, Shovel Knight, Raz from Psychonauts, Juan from Guacamelee!, and Bullet Kin from Enter the Gungeon.
“Riverbond is a homage to the 16-bit era and some of the best co-op memories we’ve ever made, but we’re also inspired and humbled by modern indies which hold a special place in our hearts,” said Cococucumber co-founder and art director Vanessa Chia. “By fusing classic arcade action with a modern approach to level design and co-op gaming, we hope to give families, friends, and every kind of adventurer a warm welcome on Nintendo Switch.”
Riverbond will release on Nintendo Switch later this year, supporting English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, Polish, and Latin American Spanish, as well as Japanese and Korean at launch. It is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam for PC.