Supergiant Games Announces Bastion and Transistor for Nintendo Switch

Bastion and Transistor

Bastion and Transistor which are action RPGs developed by Supergiant Games, are coming on the Nintendo Switch later this year as announced at Nindies 2018. Bastion will be launching on September 13 for $14.99, while transistor will be launched on November 1 this year for $19.99. A gameplay trailer for Bastion was just released in PAX West that you can watch below.

The games were announced in a post made by the developer Supergiant Games. “Bastion and Transistor for the Switch mark the first time our games will be available on a Nintendo platform. Several of us from our small team grew up playing classic Nintendo game systems, dating all the way back to the Nintendo Entertainment System in the ’80s, so it feels good to have finally had a chance to bring our games to Nintendo’s latest and in many ways greatest console. We’re grateful to our long-time collaborators at BlitWorks and Confetti for their efforts bringing over Bastion and Transistor, respectively.”

The developers also noted that each title would be faithfully adapted and optimized for the Nintendo Switch. In addition, the game would be available through the Nintendo eshop digitally as there was no mention of any physical copy.


Bastion and Transistor
Bastion is an action role-playing experience that redefines storytelling in games, with a narrator who marks your every move. Explore more than 40 lush hand-painted environments as you discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to pieces. Wield a huge arsenal of upgrade-able weapons and battle savage beasts adapted to their new habitat.

Bastion – Key Features

• Action-packed combat rewards playing with finesse
• Hours of reactive narration delivers a deep story
• Stunning hand-painted artwork
• Critically-acclaimed original music score
• 10+ unique upgradeable weapons to be used
• 6 powerful Bastion structures to be discovered
• New Game Plus’ and ‘Score Attack’ modes unlocked after finishing the story
• ‘No-Sweat Mode’ lets players of any skill level enjoy the story


Bastion and Transistor

Transistor is a sci-fi themed action RPG that invites you to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as you fight through a stunning futuristic city. Transistor seamlessly integrates thoughtful strategic planning into a fast-paced action experience, melding responsive gameplay and rich atmospheric storytelling.

Fight your way through the streets of Cloudbank, and piece together the Transistor’s mysteries as you pursue its former owners.

Bastion and Transistor

Transistor – Key Features

• Action-packed real-time combat fused with a robust strategic planning mode
• Configure the powerful Transistor with thousands of possible Function combinations
• Vibrant hand-painted artwork
• Original soundtrack changes dynamically as the action unfolds
• ‘Recursion’ option introduces procedural battles after finishing the story

Pre order for Bastion on Nintendo Switch is available here.

Want to know what other games are coming on the Switch? Read our TowerFall and Shakedown: Hawaii news.

What do you think of these old titles making their way into Nintendo Switch? Let us know in the comments below.

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