Nintendo introduced throughout its Indie World livestream that Axiom Verge 2 is formally taking place. A sequel to the beloved Metroid-like recreation of 2015, Axiom Verge 2 will come to the Nintendo Switch someday in 2020.

According to the stream, developer and creator of Axiom Verge Tom Happ began engaged on Axiom Verge 2 4 years in the past. Players will “uncover the origins of the Axiom Verge universe” within the sequel, in accordance to an official announcement from Nintendo.

The authentic Axiom Verge is a couple of scientist named Trace who knocks himself out, solely to awaken on a technologically superior world. It’s a side-scrolling recreation with quite a few powers and upgrades to acquire. Most notably, elements of the sport’s panorama look glitched out, and Trace wants to restore the code to get via to new areas.

Axiom Verge was a labor of affection for Happ, and took him five years to develop. While beloved on Steam, our evaluation was just a little combined.