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Gekido Kintaro's Revenge

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Available on:Nintendo SwitchMar 22, 2018

Developer: Naps Team

Genres: Arcade, Fighting

A year has passed since the epic battle that decided the fate of mankind and claimed the life of the beloved Angela. Dark omens once again tell of the return of an evil presence. Ushi is the last remaining master of the ancient art of Shin-Ken, and he calls upon Tetsuo, his disciple and adopted son, to investigate some strange happenings in a faraway farming village outside the city.

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The Switch version of Gekido Advance is a pretty good title, especially considering the price. The Italian NAPS team added a bunch of stuff and new content that will be appreciated by everyone, even by fans that played the original release.

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Gekido: Kintaro's Revenge is a love letter to the original Game Boy Advance game that many probably didn't notice was pushing the envelope as far as graphics, animation, music and presentation were expected on Nintendo's 32-bit handheld. As such and despite excellent added extras to this Switch package, it stubbornly restrains itself in the past and as is only truly recommended if you fell nostalgic towards the original game. Other players should by now have learned where to better pick your side-scrolling street fights on Switch's library. The quest for the ultimate side-scrolling Switch brawler continues…

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Gekido on Nintendo Switch is the same, good, beat 'em up played on GBA in 2002, with better graphics, sound and multiplayer mode. Great job Naps Team, once again.

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If you love brawlers and are looking for a fun one on Nintendo Switch, then you should get Gekido Kintaro's Revenge right now! Naps Team has done a great job in bringing this Game Boy Advance up to speed with new content, new modes and a chance to mix and match the resolutions and music offerings for an entertaining experience. Fans of old school beat ‘em ups are in for a treat!

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