During Nintendo Nindies showcase today, ninja platformer, The Messenger was announced for the Nintendo Switch. The game transitions from 8-bit to 16-bit art styles, letting the player go from switch between the two by manipulating time.
As a demon army lay siege to his village, a young ninja must enter the demon world and make it through it to deliver a scroll that has the power to save his people/.
The Messenger has been developed by Sabotage, and is a throwback to the likes of Ninja Gaiden. The art style plays a major part in that serving, emulating the old NES and SNES games’. A teaser trailer was also released, throwing some light on how time manipulation and the other gameplay mechanics will work:
Players will find upgrades, new abilities, hidden levels and great speed-running opportunities as they journey through a cursed land. The Messenger launches on Nintendo Switch this summer.