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Lollipop Chainsaw Repop announced for Switch

Posted on June 20, 2024 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Lollipop Chainsaw Repop

June 13: Lollipop Chainsaw Repop is getting a release on Switch, Dragami Games just revealed. A worldwide release is planned for September 26, 2024.

Lollipop Chainsaw was originally developed by Grasshopper Manufacture, the studio behind No More Heroes and more. It never released on a Nintendo console previously. Those that players the original can look forward to various improvements and new content.

More information can be found in the following overview:

Lollipop Chainsaw Repop is a remake of the original Lollipop Chainsaw (2012), on which Yoshimi Yasuda lead development as producer. Repop is a definitive version of the game which leaves the story unchanged, with the focus on quality-of-life improvements and additional gameplay content.

Watch Juliet, a descendant of zombie hunters, as she fights alongside her boyfriend and family to stop a zombie apocalypse starting in her high school in “Juliet’s 18th Birthday.”

Quality of Life Improvements

  • The resolution of the game has been increased to full HD, and load times have been greatly shortened.
  • The chainsaw action has been sped up with the introduction of the Chained Hits Hunting system, in which chaining multiple hits in succession increases the player’s attack speed.
  • The input timings for Combo Actions have been adjusted, to better fit players’ expectations.
  • Chainsaw Blaster action has been improved with the addition of auto-lock and auto-fire modes that can be toggled, and an increased maximum ammo count of 99.
  • The player can now immediately use Combo Actions at the start of the game.

Additional Gameplay Content

  • Separate from Original Mode, Repop adds “Repop Mode,” which uses a unique and colorful pop art-inspired art style for damage effects.
  • Unique new chainsaws with distinctly different features have been added.
  • There are 30 costumes, more than the original game’s costume count. Combined with the addition of 4 new hair colors and 4 new chainsaws, this adds up to 750 different possible combinations.
  • Juliet’s Room has been expanded with more features.
  • A “Time Attack” mode with ranking feature has been added.

Get a look at the first trailer for Lollipop Chainsaw Repop below.

Announcement Trailer

The game will be sold both physically and digitally on Switch. Details regarding the boxed release will follow later.

June 20: Physical pre-orders open in July. We have a look at the boxart below. Wishlisting is open here.

Lollipop Chainsaw Repop physical

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