Mega Cat Studios and Skybound Games revealed wrestlingA new RPG for the Nintendo Switch. And with a title like that, your imagination won’t deceive you. This is an RPG that combines the genre with the world of wrestling, and it looks like a Royal Rumble.
WrestleQuest comes out this summer, and sees you try to become one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. In addition to your character being inspired by the famous wrestlers of the 80s and 90s, many of these famous names will also appear in the game.
To find out more, here are the details from the press release:
at wrestlingPlayers take on the role of a hopeful young wrestler, on his quest to become one of the all-time greats while he powerbombs, slams, and slays his way to the top. Inspired by icons like the legendary “Macho Man” Randy Savage, our hero must immerse himself in the world of professional wrestling, which will test not only his athletic ability but his will and conscience as well.
Throughout the game, players will experience classic turn-based RPG battles that blend real-time action and tactical options, as they battle through a fascinating and richly detailed story, starting out as a newcomer, before rising through the ranks and becoming the sport’s greatest superstar with the help of legendary gladiators. Through the ages. The pixel art graphics and overall visual style perfectly represent the assembled worlds of wrestling, games and action figures.
Players will meet and interact with a host of legends as they progress in their quest, including “Macho Man” Randy Savage, Booker T, Andre the Giant, Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Diamond Dallas Page, Jeff Jarrett, and many more. With tons of side quests, bonus content, and more, this is the ultimate main event you won’t want to miss.
We’ve seen wrestling combine with other video game genres before – just look at the awesome game Guacamelee!mixing Lucha liber with Metroidvania – and we’ve also seen Mario enter the ring in the RPG world in Mario’s Paper: The Thousand Years Gate. But it looks like turn-based combat mixed with real-time action will fully embrace the style of wrestling, which we are all for.
The unique pixelated pattern makes the Nelson Slam a complete hit, too. Not only does WrestleQuest wear a retro RPG effect up its sleeve, it taps into our nostalgia for the merchandise craze of the time by taking inspiration from games and action figures. Admit it, you still have some tucked away in your apartment somewhere! And you can’t deny that the developers have made it happen – just take a look:
WrestleQuest doesn’t have an exact release date yet, but you’ll be able to sit ringside this summer when it comes to the switch. In the meantime, watch game site These pages are for more details.
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