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Studio director of Supergiant Games talks porting Bastion to Switch

Amir Rao recounts the success of Bastion, along with finally bringing the game to Nintendo's hybrid console.


Our video guru Greg Burke got to briefly speak with Amir Rao, about the slow burn success of Bastion and what changes players can expect when playing it on the Switch.

During the interview, Rao tells the story of how the fantasy RPG went from a little idea to an award winning game, and what that meant to the creators behind it. He also talks about bringing the game to Nintendo Switch, and how they took advantage of the Switch’s capabilities.

Once Bastion is now available on the Switch, PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Stay tuned to to The official Shacknews and GamerhubTV YouTube channels for more insightful interviews about gaming and technology.

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Donovan is a young journalist from Maryland, who likes to game. His oldest gaming memory is playing Pajama Sam on his mom's desktop during weekends. Pokémon Emerald, Halo 2, and the original Star Wars Battlefront 2 were some of the most influential titles in awakening his love for video games. After interning for Shacknews throughout college, Donovan graduated from Bowie State University in 2020 with a major in broadcast journalism and joined the team full-time. He is a huge Scream nerd and film fanatic that will talk with you about movies and games all day. You can follow him on twitter @Donimals_

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