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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD

SEGA has released a new (Japanese) trailer for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD today. Give it a watch:

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD will be released on October 29 in the West and on October 31 in Japan.

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz won’t just be about updated visuals and features. SEGA has also worked with the Banana Fritters on a new theme song for the game. That piece of music has now been released, and can be listened to below.

SEGA has uploaded the first gameplay trailer for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD. Have a look at the video below.

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD launches for Switch on October 29.

SEGA has sent out a few screenshots from the newly-announced Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD, an updated version of the Wii title from 2006. View the images in the gallery below.

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD hits Switch on October 29.

Update (7/20): This is now up for pre-order on Amazon UK here.


Original (7/16): Earlier today, SEGA announced Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD. The remake of the Wii launch title arrives on October 29.

Retailers are now starting to go live with pre-orders, and have shown the game’s boxart. Amazon has the game here. Pricing is set at $39.99.

“I was totally addicted to this game when I was younger, so I’m putting in a ton of Easter eggs and details!”

-Masao Shirosaki, producer & director

The recent announcement of Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD marks the series’ return to home consoles since 9 years. To commemorate remaking the game for current-gen consoles, the latest issue of Famitsu features an interview with two key members of the team, Toshihiro Nagoshi and Masao Shirosaki. The interview discusses how development has been coming along, the series’ history, what makes the games so attractive, and new features that are being added to the remake.

We’ve prepared a full translation below the break.

Following today’s announcement for Japan, Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD has been confirmed for the west. Switch fans can get their hands on the game starting October 29.

Coinciding with today’s news, SEGA has shared first details and a trailer, confirming Decathalon mode, online leaderboards, and more. We have the full roundup below.