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Merge Games bringing HoPiKo to Switch on November 15

Posted on October 29, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop


Merge Games will soon be publishing the Laser Dog-developed game HoPiKo on Switch, the company has announced. Described as an “intense speed run platformer,” it’ll arrive on November 15.

We have the following overview and trailer:

A virus, known as the Nanobyte has infected hardware around the globe rendering all systems useless – gaming is dead. The HoPiKo, who ran the games, have been enslaved… It’s time to hook up your power gloves and save your HoPiKo brothers!

HoPiKo is an intense speed run platformer where you get to save gaming. Jump from platform to platform avoiding death, exploiting shortcuts and ripping through 100s of hand-crafted levels, each one dropped into a 5-stage mini run designed to break your mind!

Compete to be the fastest in the world with time based scores, level pars and collectable retro consoles opening unique bonus runs.

– Fast and brutal twitch-based gameplay.
– Awesome chiptune soundtrack written and composed on authentic hardware.
– Uses every ounce of your muscle memory.
– Unique minimal controls, you’ve never played a platformer like this!

Merge Games will be sold on Switch as a digital download via the eShop.


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