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Save me Mr Tako: Definitive Edition announced

Posted on April 6, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Save me Mr Tako: Definitive Edition

Christophe Galati has announced Save me Mr Tako: Definitive Edition, a redone version of the Switch game that previously launched in 2018. It will launch on May 5.

Here’s a rundown as to what’s new and improved:

  • Better game physics
  • Better camera behavior
  • Improvements of hat and ink systems
  • Improved level design
  • Rebalanced enemies IA
  • Many bug fix
  • New and rebalanced difficulty mode (hearts)
  • Hint System
  • New visual options (auto color palette / Photosensitivity mode)
  • Juke box 
  • New UI elements (speaker arrow, key items…)
  • Other changes (localization, borders, control page…)
  • More things for you to discover

We also have a more proper overview of the game:

Dive into a great adventure in the Game Boy era!

In a world where humans and octopuses are at war, Tako is a pacifist little octopus who rescues a woman from drowning one stormy night. A fairy sees this act of bravery and grants him the ability to survive on land. As he travels across the world, Tako defies his family and his people to try to resolve conflicts between Humans and Octopuses, plunging him into the very roots of this dysfunctional world.

Tako will solve puzzles, turn enemies into platforms by spitting ink at them, explore mysterious dungeons, and fight tenacious bosses on his mission to end the war between the undersea Octopus kingdom and the terrestrial Human realm. Will you help this brave octopus to spread his message of tolerance and teach both species to coexist in peace and unity?

Key Features

  • Designed as a tribute to the original Game Boy—looks, sounds, and plays like a long-lost cartridge.
  • Six worlds to explore.
  • 50 different hats that Tako can acquire and wear to gain special abilities.
  • Extensive character dialogue with many unique and memorable NPCs.
  • Side quests, puzzles, mini-games and 16 different dungeons to explore.
  • Multiple player-selectable palettes to change the game’s color scheme.

Definitive Edition Features

  • New difficulty modes and rebalancing of the original game.
  • Hint system, auto palette option, and more quality of life improvements.
  • Sound system to listen to the soundtrack composed by Marc-Antoine Archier.
  • New border images and additional content.

Note that while Save me Mr Tako: Definitive Edition will initially be sold digitally, Limited Run Games will be handling a physical release. More information will be shared later.

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