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Narita Boy

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Based on 46 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Xbox OneMar 30, 2021
PlayStation 4Mar 30, 2021
PCMar 30, 2021
Nintendo SwitchMar 30, 2021

Developer: Studio Koba

Publisher: Team17

Genres: RPG, Action, Platformer

Narita Boy becomes a tremendous hit! Copies of cartridges are flying off physical shelves worldwide. Within weeks Narita Boy is the best-selling video game of all time, critically acclaimed for its power-fantasy wielding the Techno-sword and taking players on a journey like no other. Meanwhile, inside the binaural code the digital realm connects with reality. Him has returned and deleted The Creator’s memories. Supervisor program, Motherboard, and her agents have activated the Narita Boy protocol. The Stallions are coming, and the Digital Kingdom needs a hero. The Game Become symphonic in Narita Boy! A radical action-adventure as a legendary pixel hero trapped as a mere echo within the Digital Kingdom. Discover the mysteries behind the Techno-sword, lock swords with the corrupt and tainted Stallions. Save the world! Pixel perfectionist – The shining example of a perfectionist at work. Experience the visuals of a retro-era brought to life with hand-drawn animations. Explore the mysteries of the Digital Kingdom – Venture up, down, left, and right to discover the darkest depths of the broken binary code in this never-ending story. Max out the Trichroma – Equipped with the only weapon able to defeat the Stallion threat, take the Techno-sword and plunge it into the digital hearts of your enemies. Do not let this empire strike back, be the true blade runner. Diehard enemies – Face foes only imagined from your darkest fever-dreams! Show those bosses the bytes – Face-off against tons of totally radical and awesome bosses. Become the boss terminator, by overcoming the deadly Crab, DragonBot, Black Rainbow, and so much more! Sounds of the retro-grade-times - Feel fresh waves of synth wash over you while travelling the Digital Kingdom. With kickin’ beats that will send you back to the future.

Narita Boy Critic Reviews

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Narita Boy's digital twist on a classic fantasy tale is engrossing if a bit disorientating.

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Metro GameCentral

8 / 10
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A thoroughly entertaining and highly playable Metroidvania, that goes beyond being a simple retro homage and offers some memorable gameplay twists and storytelling surprises.

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Narita Boy has more style than it knows what to do with, and that helps carry it past its gameplay flaws

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Narita Boy is a unique game, witch beautiful pixel art, handmade animations and a great level design full of references from the eighties.

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Narita Boy Launch Trailer | Steam, PS4, Xbox Game Pass, Nintendo Switch, GOG, PC.

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Narita Boy - Partnership Announcement Trailer

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