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Cosmic Defenders Feedback

Hello Earthlings! Fiery Squirrel and Natsume Inc would love to her about your experiences with our recent Natsume Indies title, Cosmic Defenders!

Whether you’ve played Cosmic Defenders or haven’t yet experienced this 2D fast-paced revolving shooter about a group of unconventional heroes, we want to hear from YOU!

Just fill out Fiery Squirrel’s feedback form and at the end you can snag a free Cosmic Defenders wallpaper to snazz up either your desktop or mobile device!

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Cosmic Defenders Patch 1.0.2

Hello Earthlings! A new patch has arrived for our favourite elements of the universe, the Cosmic Defenders.

Changes include:

  • New Shield animations
  • New Win animations
  • Faster shot availability after digging or warping
  • Movement tweaks
  • Bug fixes to correct enemy behaviour in some levels
  • The occasional soundtrack / bonus track that didn’t play / unlock will now properly activate
  • Faster load times
  • D-pad movement added for all controller types
Solo developer Henry walks through Cosmic Defenders’ development and why be chose Natsume as a publisher.

Thank you to everyone who submitted feedback about Cosmic Defenders! We hope these changes improve your enjoyment of the game. A full list of every change can be found on the Fiery Squirrel website.

COSMIC DEFENDERS is available now exclusively on Nintendo Switch! Buy it today on the Switch eShop.

Missed our recent trailer? Now is the perfect time to check it out:

Learn the story of the Cosmic Defenders!
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Cosmic Defenders Comics Part 2!

“A not-so-long time ago….”

“If they don’t leave, they’re your friend for life!”

Air, Earth, Fire and Water are here to defend the universe and…make friends it seems! Cosmic Defenders is available right now exclusively on Nintendo Switch.

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Cosmic Defenders Comics!

“Hey everyone, do you know what’s released right now, exclusively for Nintendo Switch?”

Whoops! Hopefully Fire isn’t too embarrassed… 😉

Air, Earth, Fire and Water are here to defend the universe! It’s available right now on Nintendo Switch.

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Cosmic Defenders Available Now!

The day has finally arrived: Cosmic Defenders has launched on the Nintendo Switch!

Are YOU ready to protect the cosmos? Cosmic Defenders is a 2D fast-paced revolving shooter about a group of unconventional heroes who use the powers of nature in order to stop chaotic aliens from taking over the universe.

Cooperate or compete with other guardians, protect the galaxy from the wicked, and restore peace in three game modes: Story Mode, Survival Mode, and Versus Mode!

North American eShop: https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/cosmic-defenders-switch/

European eShop: https://www.nintendo.co.uk/Games/Nintendo-Switch-download-software/Cosmic-Defenders-1794148.html

Japanese eShop: https://ec.nintendo.com/JP/ja/titles/70010000020395

Australian eShop: https://ec.nintendo.com/AU/en/titles/70010000020392

Take on these spaced-out invaders by yourself, or with some friends! Choose from 4 different characters, each with their own unique abilities! Can you bring peace to the cosmos?

• Story mode introduces the Cosmic Defenders as they fight against a group of aliens that want to steal the Tree of Life, a sacred tree that maintains the balance in the universe. Advance through levels over 4 galaxies, each with unique challenges and ways to play!

• Survival mode lets you enjoy new levels every time they play! Collect coins to purchase outfits with skill buffs!

• Versus mode lets you compete against your friends, rather than aliens, because Defenders need to train too!

Will you be picking up Cosmos Defenders? Be sure to let us know on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram 🙂

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Cosmic Defenders Release Date!

After a slight hiccup, we’re excited to announce we have a new release date for our first Natsume Indies title, Cosmic Defenders.

Whether you plan to play solo or with some alien buddies in couch co-op, you’ll be able to blast into space on June 11th – that’s only a week away, hurray!

Earth, Air, Fire and Water can’t wait to meet you exclusively on the Nintendo Switch.

Curious about the Natsume Indies program? We’re currently accepting submissions. We’ll be talking about more Indies in the near future – be sure to stay tuned to our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to be the first to know~

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Cosmic Defenders – Release Date Change

Greeting Earthlings!

While we were excited to previously announce a release date and additional information for our upcoming Natsume Indies title, we have an update to share today. But first, some new screenshots for you to enjoy, including the first boss stage we’re revealing!

Due to the general slowdown and unique situation we all our experiencing during the current health crisis, Cosmic Defenders will not be releasing this April. Instead it will launch on June 11th.

If you missed it, the solo creator behind Cosmic Defenders Henry Fernández was recently interviewed at Nintendo Life!
He also posted a column at Gamasutra discussing how to choose a publisher as an indie developer.

Interested in learning more about the Natsume Indies program, or want to submit your own game for consideration? Check here for more info!

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Cosmic Defenders Release Date

Are you ready to save the universe? We hope so, because Cosmic Defenders now has an official release date of April 28th!

Our first title under the Natsume Indie Program, which partners the company with independent developers around the world to introduce creative, innovative games to a wider audience!

Cosmic Defenders is a 2D fast-paced revolving shooter about a group of unconventional heroes using the power of nature to stop chaotic aliens from taking over the universe. Cooperate with other guardians, protect the galaxy from the wicked, and restore peace in three game modes: story mode, survival mode, and versus mode.

Did you know?  Cosmic Defenders comes from a one-man dev hailing from Venezuela! We’re also launching the game worldwide – North America, PAL territories, and Japan too~

MULTIPLE GAMEPLAY MODS

  • Story mode introduces the Cosmic Defenders as they fight against a group of aliens that want to steal the Tree of Life, a sacred tree that maintains the balance in the universe. Players can advance through over 96 levels, each with unique challenges and ways to play.
  • Survival mode lets players enjoy new levels every time they play to collect coins to purchase outfits with skill buffs.
  • Versus mode lets players compete against each other, rather than aliens, because Defenders need to train too!

We’ll be revealing plenty of info and screenshots for Cosmic Defenders prior to its launch next month on April 28th! Be sure you’re watching Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and right here on our Community blog for plenty of sneak peeks.

Interested in learning more about the Natsume Indies program? Click here!

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Cosmic Defenders – Natsume’s Indie Program

In case you missed it, one of our most exciting announcements in 2019 was the introduction of our Indie Program! We’re pairing with up-and-coming smaller devs to help them publish and promote the unique, family friendly games that Natsume is so well known for.

Recently, Henry Fernández — the creator behind Cosmic Defenders — sat down with Nintendo Life for an interview! We’ve been enjoying the simplicity of Cosmic Defenders’ combat system…and even when things get a little hairy we can call in a friend to play too.

Read the full interview here: http://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/02/feature_cosmic_defenders_dev_on_partnering_with_natsume_and_life_as_a_tokyo-based_indie