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Kemono Heroes

Mad Gear Games has rolled out a new update for their action-adventure, Kemono Heroes. This update mostly involves fixing various bugs and improves general stability. Read the full notes here:

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The retro-style side-scroller Kemono Heroes ended up seeing a surprise release on Switch last week from NIS America and Mad Gear Games. For a look at some footage, check out the video below.

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Publisher NIS America and developer Mad Gear Games are launching a new game on Switch today. Kemono Heroes, a retro-style side-scroller, is out now on the eShop.

We have the following overview and trailer for Kemono Heroes:

It wasn’t too long ago that Mad Gear Games released A Hole New World on Switch. The studio’s next title, Kemono Heroes, is now confirmed for the system as well. Kemono Heroes was on display at Tokyo Sandbox this past weekend and Game*Sparks reports that a Switch version is confirmed.

Kemono Heroes in an arcade-platformer title with different characters to play as, each with unique abilities. You’ll also be able to unlock and upgrade different weapons. Co-op play is supported, and Mad Gear says the experience will be different each day you play.