“Slime-san: Blackbird’s Kraken”: Unleash a Giant Kraken now on Nintendo Switch – for FREE!

Slime-san‘s first major content-update Blackbird’s Kraken is now available on Nintendo Switch! Are you ready for this aquatic adventure?

Blackbird’s Kraken is a FREE update to everyone who owns Slime-san, so just sit back and give it a try.

Not an owner of Slime-san yet? Well, check out our current discount on the Nintendo eShop, starting today! Save up to 33%!

About Slime-san: Blackbird’s Kraken

The notorious Blackbird’s kracked, I mean, cracked! He believes Slime-san stole his treasure and unleashed his giant Kraken upon him! Sound familiar? It is now up to Slime-san to escape the giant squid’s jaws back out to freedom!

Blackbird’s Kraken is a totally independent campaign from Slime-san and it’s FREE! Are you ready for an aquatic adventure? 25 new levels, 10 new target challenges, a submarine mode, more collectibles to hunt down, more boss fights to conquer… So much more cool stuff!

New Content & Features

  • 25 normal and 25 NG+ levels within a giant kraken!
  • A brand new boss fight, can you beat the Kraken?!
  • 10 new target mode challenges that will test your skills!
  • A customizable house that you can style and furnish to your heart’s content!
  • 100 Bananas to collect and spend on furniture and house themes!
  • Exciting new mechanics like the submarine mode, acid bubbles and suction cups!
  • A independent speedrunning mode to compete with in leaderboards!
  • An entire tropical Island you can explore and discover with tons of new characters!
  • Loads of new cutscenes and story elements to experience and enjoy!
  • New secret characters and set-pieces to discover across your journey!
  • New music by Mischa Perella!
  • Leaderboards: Compete online for the best level & speedrun times!
  • Button Mapping: Remap all of your controls to your liking!
  • HUE Slider: Entirely change the color palette of the game!
  • Reduce Eye Strain: An option in case the game was too harsh for you!
  • Krazy Karting Minigame: Item based, karting madness for 2 players!
  • Gloomy Minigame: A scary, intense FPS arena survival game!
  • Easy Tutorial: Accessible at any time for a gameplay refresher!A totally independent campaign from Slime-san! Are you ready for an aquatic adventure?
  • More neat secrets!

And even more:

  • Loading Times: Have been shortened!
  • Start-up Times: Have been shortened as well!
  • Scrolling Level Performance: Has been significantly improved!
  • Various minor bug fixes.

More great stuff on slime-san.com!

Awards & Recognition

  • IGN: Best Platformer of 2017 – Finalist (December 2017)
  • IGN: Top 25 Switch Games (November 2017)
  • Making Games: Best Newcomer (October 2017)
  • Official Selection of Pax Rising (September 2017)
  • Part of the Smithsonian Arcade Selection (July 2017)
  • Exhibited at the National Videogame Arcade (May 2017)
  • Debut Title on the Humble Bundle Monthly (April 2017)
  • Best of in Pax East by Marooner’s Rock (March 2017)
  • Member of Swiss Games Delegation (December 2016)
  • Finalist @ IndiePrize Berlin (December 2016)
  • Playcrafting 16Bit Awards: Best Style Nominee (November 2016)
  • Semi-finalist @ Game Development World Championship (October 2016)
  • Finalist @ IndiePrize Tel Aviv (September 2016)
  • Official Selection of the Gamescom Indie Arena Booth (August 2016)

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