Wayforwad is one of my favorite developers. I loved Mighty Switch Force and Shantae. They’ve been incredibly successful so why do they need a kickstarter? Maybe the project they’re considering is to big for their own budget. The Kickstarter starts on Sept 4th.
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It was confirmed today that the game is available to download for $10 at eshop. From personal experience, this is a truly amazing game. If you have yet to play it, I highly recommend it, especially if your into RPG’s.