X.D. Network, a leading Chinese publisher, has announced that Icey is out now on Nintendo Switch. The 2D side scrolling action title is priced at £7.59 with a 10% launch discount until June 7th.
Icey, already released to much fanfare and critical acclaim on PC/Steam, mobile and PlayStation 4. So far it has sold over 2 million copies across all platforms marking it down as one of the top 2 China indie premium games ever created. The Nintendo Switch version brings this action packed, adventure, hack and attack experience to Switch gamers for the first time.
View the Icey Switch launch trailer below:
Players take the role of Icey, with simple and intuitive controls, amazing combos, running, jumping, spinning and more. Your moves can be activated as you unleash your power and force on anyone or thing that dares to stand in your way. Every skill you have is special in its own way and you can adapt and create your own fighting style. As you progress more powers, skills and fighting force can be obtained by defeating the many mechanical entities you face. Massive Cyborgs will try to stop you and wave after wave with different attack forms will try to pinpoint your weak spots. Onscreen energy and hit bars help you constantly throughout to ascertain how well you are doing.
View some Icey screenshots in our gallery:
Explore beautifully drawn and created areas and with each advancement you will face combat against a myriad of enemies, be they ground based or airborne, each with one prime objective. Make it to a terminal and you are safe, or are you, to progress on? As your own powers progress so do those of the forms you face. The players’ ultimate goal is to destroy Judas which you will be constantly informed ‘in game’ by the narrator.
EF Games will be bringing you a full review of Icey early next month. Check out the Nintendo Store Icey page for more information on the game.