Narita Boy getting a physical release on Switch
A new physical release for Narita Boy is in the cards, Limited Run Games has announced in partnership with Team17 and Studio Koba.
Fans can choose between a standard copy or the collector’s edition. The latter version includes a poster, a cassette soundtrack, a techno sword pin, and a floppy disk.
For those that haven’t heard of Narita Boy previously, check out the following overview:
Narita Boy becomes a tremendous hit! Copies of cartridges are flying off physical shelves worldwide. Within weeks Narita Boy is the best-selling video game of all time, critically acclaimed for its power-fantasy wielding the Techno-sword and taking players on a journey like no other.
Meanwhile, inside the binaural code the digital realm connects with reality. Him has returned and deleted The Creator’s memories. Supervisor program, Motherboard, and her agents have activated the Narita Boy protocol.
The Stallions are coming, and the Digital Kingdom needs a hero.
Become symphonic in Narita Boy! A radical action-adventure as a legendary pixel hero trapped as a mere echo within the Digital Kingdom. Discover the mysteries behind the Techno-sword, lock swords with the corrupt and tainted Stallions. Save the world!
Pixel perfectionist – The shining example of a perfectionist at work. Experience the visuals of a retro-era brought to life with hand-drawn animations.
Explore the mysteries of the Digital Kingdom – Venture up, down, left, and right to discover the darkest depths of the broken binary code in this never-ending story*.
Max out the Trichroma – Equipped with the only weapon able to defeat the Stallion threat, take the Techno-sword and plunge it into the digital hearts of your enemies. Do not let this empire strike back, be the true blade runner.
Diehard enemies – Face foes only imagined from your darkest fever-dreams!
Show those bosses the bytes – Face-off against tons of totally radical and awesome bosses. Become the boss terminator, by overcoming the deadly Crab, DragonBot, Black Rainbow, and so much more!
Sounds of the retro-grade-times – Feel fresh waves of synth wash over you while travelling the Digital Kingdom. With kickin’ beats that will send you back to the future.
*there is an end to the story.
Pre-orders for the physical release of Narita Boy open on November 12. Reservations will be taken for a total of four weeks. Limited Run Games will have everything on its website here.