Well, you said you wanted a new Astro Boy game… right? …Right?
Earlier today, game publisher Nicalis announced that they will release a new game for Nintendo Switch, titled Crystal Crisis. The title, which is described as a “puzzle fighting battle”, is a competitive puzzle game, a la Puzzle Fighter, which pits two players against each other.
The publisher released a trailer for the game, which leads off with an animated scene, before diving into gameplay.
Announcing #CrystalCrisis, the most ambitious Nicalis crossover since the last one! Prepare for the most epic puzzle fighting battle ever when it drops on #NintendoSwitch in Fall 2018! pic.twitter.com/Q8xaSmS9U1
— Nicalis, Inc. (@nicalis) May 10, 2018
The confirmed roster, per the video, includes:
- Astro Boy
- Black Jack
- Helen (Original)
- Hunter (Original)
- Elise (Original)
- Ninja (Original)
- Quote (Cave Story)
- Curly Brace (Cave Story)
- Ballos (Cave Story)
- Isaac (The Binding of Isaac)
- Princess Solange (Code of Princess EX)
- Aban (1001 Spikes)
- Tina (1001 Spikes)
- Jim Hawkins (1001 Spikes)
- Akuji (Akuji the Demon)
- Knight (Hydra Castle Labyrinth)
- Johnny Turbo (TurboGrafx 16 Mascot)
- President Thompson (The Tempura of the Dead)
- Zombie (The Tempura of the Dead)
According to the news blast, each character will have their own stage, musical themes, and voice-acted specials. The title will hit stores this fall, with a suggested price of $39.99.