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Them’s Fightin’ Herds rating suggests possible Switch release

Posted on March 6, 2022 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Them's Fightin' Herds

Them’s Fightin’ Herds could be making the jump to Switch based a new rating. The title was just recently rated by the ESRB, the official classification board in North America.

Them’s Fightin’ Herds originally released in 2020. It’s a 2D fighting game featuring a cast of animals designed by cartoon producer Lauren Faust, the creator of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic.

Here’s some information about the title:

Them’s Fightin’ Herds is a 2D fighting game featuring a cast of adorable animals designed by acclaimed cartoon producer Lauren Faust. Beneath the cute and cuddly surface, a serious fighter awaits!

Combat Features

  • 4-Button Fighting – A (Light), B (Medium), C (Heavy), D (Magic).
  • Magic System – Emphasize your character’s special abilities through a dedicated button and unique resource.
  • Enhanced Super Attack – Spend an additional bar of meter during your super for a bonus utility effect.
  • Juggle Decay – An infinite-prevention system that increases a character’s gravity the longer they stay in a combo, managing combo length without imposing hard limits.
  • Dynamic Music System – Rockin’ character themes adapt in the heat of the battle to make every fight feel like a clash of champions.

Game Modes

  • Local Versus and Online Matchmaking – Play at home or fight worthy opponents on-demand.
  • Tutorial and Training Modes – Learn the ropes with guided tutorials, or practice on your own with a fully-featured, data-rich training room.
  • Sharable Combo Trials – Test your skills with premade combo trials or create your own challenges and share with friends!
  • Replay System – Record your matches then review every detail frame-by-frame!
  • Pixel Lobby – Join our visual lobby system which lets players freely explore and interact in a top-down themed environment with nostalgic style. Customize your avatar with cosmetic items earned through play!
  • Salt Mines – Hidden within each Pixel Lobby, a contest that pits players against waves of NPC predators and each other, combining dungeon crawl with fighting game.
  • Story Mode – An episodic adventure filled with exploration, combat challenges, minigames, and boss fights! Each chapter follows one character’s personal quest to recover a magical, legendary key that will save the world from the return of vicious predators, banished in an age past. Chapter 1 (starring Arizona) is available now, with subsequent chapters to be released in the months following, free of charge.

We’ve included a trailer showing what Them’s Fightin’ Herds has to offer below.

Currently there’s been no official word from Modus Games or Mane6 about a Switch release. If and when we do hear something though, we’ll be sure to let you know.

Thanks to Jake for the tip.


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