Umihara Kawase Fresh!


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Umihara Kawase Fresh!

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Game Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchJul 9, 2019

Developer: Nicalis

Genre: Platformer

Umihara Kawase Fresh! brings the charm and crazy grappling-hook physics of Japan's cult-favorite action/platform series to Nintendo Switch, courtesy of Nicalis! Physical retail copies will include a full-color instruction manual and a secret collectible bonus goodie when you preorder!

When a young traveling chef named Kawase arrives in the frontier town of Kingness, she finds it to be a perfect real-life replica of a town that she used to dream of as a child. Intrigued, she takes a job as a delivery person and occasional chef for a local restaurant. Through exploration and conversations with the locals, Kawase gradually learns the history of the town, the mysterious castle that floats above it, the dangerous cavern that lurks below it and the unspeakable demons who have terrorized its residents.

•Large, explorable town expands in all directions as the story unfolds and you gain access to new areas.
•More than 75 unique quests, each replayable in Time Attack mode, plus unlockable Challenge quests.
•Collect dozens of unique ingredients and use them to prepare many different recipes, resulting in consumable items that can grant temporary power-ups.
•A wholetown filled with charming, human-like animal characters, many of whom provide information, directions, advice, items, recipes and additional quests to undertake.
•More than 50 unique enemies, some of which can be captured and used as ingredients in special recipes, plus boss characters.
•Purchase ingredients from the Shop, or visit the Library to read

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8 / 10.0

Umihara Kawase Fresh! is easily my favorite entry thus far. I hope that the changes to the framework and the added accessibility manage to hook some new fans. Maybe this really is a fresh start for the series.

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