Nindies Spring Showcase - Doublefine Announce Rad For Nintendo Switch

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Nindies Spring Showcase - Doublefine Announce Rad For Nintendo Switch

March 20, 2019

By: William Worrall

 
 

On today's Nindies Doublefine, creators of Stacking and Costume Quest announced a brand new 80's movie inspired apocalypse game RAD to be coming to Nintendo Switch. RAD pits players in the hyper-cool shoes of a classic action hero complete with bandana, baseball bat and bright neon accessories. The reveal featured Doublefine founder Tim Schafer and Lee Petty joking around before the awesome new trailer was played which you can out below.

Rad features hack-and-slash gameplay as well as the power to mutate the main character to give them strange superpowers, such as birthing strange clones of themselves or turning into giant bats. It also features a classic deep-voiced movie voiceover which tells you when you're being particularly 'rad' or 'tight', in classic 80's movie style. The game also features a variety of weapons and almost unlimited replayability with procedural generation.  You can also get involved with the Steam closed beta by signing up right now over at the games official website.

According to a tweet from Nintendo of America Rad is also going to feature rogue-like elements and is being published by none other than Bandai Namco. Rad will be crashing its way to Switch Summer 2019 and will also be available on PC via Steam.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYFnZzMvaT0

 
 

Are you excited about Rad? What was your favorite announcement from the Nindies? Will you be participating in the closed beta? Let us know what you think in the comments down below. 

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I'm Will and I'm a UK-based writer who went to film school before realizing writing was more fun than film-making. I've written for a number of gaming sites over the past few years of my writing career, including Cliqist, Gaming Respawn, and TechRaptor. I also produce videos for my own channel (Mupple) as well as Cliqists popular YouTube channel. I've covered industry events such as EGX and am hoping to break into narrative game writing in the future.

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