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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

 “FUZE4 Nintendo Switch represents a fantastic opportunity to help address the digital skills gap. Teaching coding from a gaming perspective is sure to enthuse, inspire and motivate young people and provide them with a valuable life skill, imperative to the future digital landscape.”

Ian Livingstone CBE - Founder Games Workshop, Director Sumo Group plc.

FUZE Technologies Ltd is proud to announce its FUZE coding platform is available now from the Nintendo eShop.

Designed and developed by a team of experienced gamers, programmers, artists and educators, FUZE4 Nintendo Switch is perfect for beginners and more experienced coders.

There are no limits to the kind of games and applications you can create with FUZE4 Nintendo Switch. From text-based adventures to 2D shoot’em-ups, dungeon crawlers to solitaire, Minecraft style to golfing or 3D space exploration to 2D puzzle games, everything is possible. The common sense command names and formatting mean the code can be easily read and understood making it accessible to anyone.

Available for UK £29.99/USD $39.99/Euro €34.99 from the Nintendo eShop, FUZE4 Nintendo Switch includes:

 

  • More than 220 functions and commands
  • Over $1,000 worth of 3D models, 2D sprites and sound files
  • Sharing projects with your Nintendo Friends
  • Comprehensive Programmer’s Reference guide, tutorials and help examples
  • Intuitive, clear and minimal user interface
  • Joy-Con, Touch and USB keyboard controls
  • Flexible code editor with undo/redo, copy, paste, syntax highlighting, bookmarks and integrated help reference
  • Powerful and extremely versatile programming language
  • Advanced 2D engine with full sprite controls
  • Incredible 3D Engine with lighting, shadows, deferred rendering, temporal anti-aliasing, high dynamic range rendering, 3D Camera, object scale, rotation and point functions
  • Play music, sound FX and create your own with the built-in programmable synthesiser
  • Joy-Con support including Gyro, Accelerometer, HD Rumble and Analog sticks
  • More than 10,000 gaming assets across 2D, 3D and Audio
  • Tile Map editor for creating your own 2D levels, backgrounds, top down maps and landscapes
  • Image / Sprite editor to create unique graphics
  • fuzearena.com - A community website for additional support, showcasing, tips, tricks and general coding antics!
 

F4NS comes fully loaded with thousands upon thousands of game assets in the form of 2D pixel art sprites, sprawling isometric landscapes, platform blocks and characters, RPG player graphics, 3D models, sound effects and music files. Also included, by kind permission of the Oliver Twins and Codemasters, is a fantastic collection of Dizzy retro gaming assets.

Join the community at fuzearena.com where you can share your projects with other users, create dev teams and work together to make your own gaming projects.

Related links

Official website:​ https://fuzearena.com

Press page: https://www.fuze.co.uk/press-page.html

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iiJlJ-dKDk

About FUZE Technologies:

UK-based FUZE Technologies Ltd has its roots in home computing and programming. Our many years of experience in the computer industry and our passion for technology innovation and computer programming have positioned us perfectly to expand our business into Programmable Computers and Electronics.  The last five years has seen the development of FUZE for Linux, Raspberry Pi, Asus Tinker Board and Microsoft Windows.  The team continues to deliver outstanding FUZE Coding Workshops to schools across the country and constantly receives incredibly positive praise and testimonials.

For more information on FUZE please see www.fuze.co.uk