It looks like a puzzle-platforming classic will soon be revived for Switch owners!
Publisher Ziggurat Interactive and developer WayForward have revealed that A Boy and His Blob will be heading to Nintendo Switch this Fall. First released on the Nintendo Wii in 2009, this title is a modern remake of the classic NES – the game sees players overcoming various puzzles with an adorable blob that can transform when eating jelly beans!
Check out the official trailer below, along with more details:
A reimagining of the original NES title which was released on Nintendo Wii in 2009 and went on to appear on PlayStation, PS Vita, Xbox, PC, and Mac, A Boy and His Blob is a side-scrolling puzzle platformer beloved by children and adults alike. In the game, the planet of Blobolonia is under threat by an evil Emperor set on world domination. Players control a young boy as he works with his friend, an alien blob-like creature with incredible shapeshifting abilities activated by eating jelly beans. Together the duo attempts to defeat enemies and solve puzzles in order to reach Blobolonia and dethrone the tyrannical Emperor.
- Experience a heartwarming story told through beautiful hand-drawn and animated illustrations!
- Feed the blob jellybeans to activate 15 useful transformations such as the Caramel Cannon, Bubble Gum Bouncer, and classic beans like the Licorice Ladder, Apple Jack, and Tangerine Trampoline.
- Traverse woods, swamps, caves, the Blobolonian Outskirts, and even the Emperor’s Citadel through 40 breathtaking levels filled with hidden treasures! Collect treasure to unlock 40 additional challenge levels that will put your skills to the ultimate test!
We’ll report back as we hear more in the future. Stay tuned!