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Skatebird flaps onto Nintendo Switch in late 2020

In SkateBIRD, you play as a bird who skates.

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SkateBIRD - Nintendo Switch
Glass Bottom Games

In Skatebird, you play as a bird who skates.

Skatebird is a spiritual successor to the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater games of yesteryear. Except, this time around, you’re a bird. And you grind on bendy straws and ollie off magazines.

Nintendo announced yesterday that Glass Bottom Games’ indie is headed for Switch in late 2020.

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It looks great, especially if you’ve been itching for this kind of game. Between this, the upcoming Session and Apple Arcade’s Skate City, the eXtremely arcadey skater is making a comeback. Coo.

SkateBIRD - Nintendo Switch

This one has been in development for a while, and will also come to PC via Steam sometime in 2020.


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