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Sci-Fi noir The Fall out now on Nintendo Switch via the eShop

Step into the mind of ARID.

The Fall
© Over the Moon

Independent developer Over The Moon has announced that its award-winning sci-fi adventure, The Fall, is now available on the Nintendo Switch via the eShop. In The Fall, players take on the role of ARID (Armoured Robotics Interface Device), the artificial intelligence within a high-tech combat suit, whose human pilot has been rendered unconscious.

It’s up to players to take control of the suit and drag his lifeless body towards help through the game’s brooding, atmospheric environments. Seamlessly integrating its narrative and interactive components, The Fall combines expansive Metroidvania-esque exploration with classic adventure-game puzzle solving. The Fall deftly sets the scene for its recent sequel, The Fall Part 2: Unbound, telling its own pulse-quickening and thought-provoking story in the process.

Watch the Nintendo Switch trailer for The Fall below:

 

John Warner, Creative Director and Over the Moon Founder said:

[blockquote]We’ve had a lot of requests to bring The Fall to the Nintendo Switch; it’s a great fit for the system. The Fall lays the thematic and interactive foundations for The Fall Part 2: Unbound. I can’t wait for players to dive in and gain some more insight into the world and ideas underpinning the series.[/blockquote]

View some screenshots of The Fall in our gallery:

The Nintendo Switch edition of The Fall runs at a resolution of 1080p at 60fps when docked and 720p at 60fps when in handheld or tabletop mode and includes a series of lighting and rendering improvements, as well as control, gameplay, and UX enhancements carried over from its sequel, The Fall Part 2: Unbound.

The Fall is priced at £7.99 on Nintendo Switch and a 30% discount will be available during the first 14 days on sale on the Nintendo eShop. To celebrate the release of The Fall on Nintendo Switch, The Fall and The Fall Part 2: Unbound are also discounted by 30% on every platform.

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