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Giana Sisters Coming to Switch in New Owltimate Edition

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Last gen side-scrolling platformer Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is getting a fancy new version exclusively for Switch. Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Owltimate Edition includes the previously released DLC, Rise of the Owlverlord, as well as additional new content.

In addition to the DLC, the Owltimate Edition includes five new levels, as well as new story cutscenes between each level. It also includes new music tracks from composer Chris Huelsbeck and Swedish band Machinae Supremacy.

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams plays like a classic 2D platformer within a 3D world. Giana can transform between two different personas: punk and sweet. Her sweet side lets her glide gracefully over obstacles and enemies, while the punk side dashes and smashes through blocks and bounces off walls.

The world includes over 40 levels for Giana to run, bash, leap, and smash through, as well as large-scale boss battles.

Giana Sisters originally launched way back in 2012 for PC, and 2013 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U, and was funded via Kickstarter by Black Forest Games. An updated “Directowl’s Cut” was released for Wii U and PlayStation 4 in 2015 and 2016 which included the DLC.

The Owltimate Edition is being published by HandyGames, who revealed the game as part of their Switch lineup at Gamescom. No release date has yet been announced. Giana Sisters has been rated E for Everyone.

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14 Games From World Cup Countries to Keep You Busy When It’s All Over

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The 2014 FIFA World Cup is almost over—and sadly, many dreams have been crushed over the course of the knockout round.

We’re gonna miss the World Cup when it’s gone. Now, we could tell you the best way to remember the World Cup is to play FIFA video games. Solid idea, right? There are loads of them, and they’re pretty good.

But no, that would be too easy. The World Cup is all about different countries striving to put their best face forward. People of different cultures all bonding around the same love of sports.

Well, we all have a love of games, too. And in the USA, it’s pretty easy to miss out on all the great games coming from other countries. Let’s take a look at 14 games from the 16 countries that made it into the knockout stage of the World Cup. (I tried—I really tried—but I couldn’t find a single game company from Algeria. If you know any Algerian game developers, give them a shout-out in the comments below!)

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