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Available on:Nintendo SwitchApr 14, 2020
PCDec 15, 2017

Developer: Experimental Gamer Studios

Publisher: Experimental Gamer Studios

Genre: RPG

Boot Hill Bounties is the second game in a series that sees Kid and his companions journey deeper into the darkest corners of the Wild West and come face to face with the evil Creed Little, Stampede Sally, Tuco Delgado, Scorpion Saint and Burning Crow. An epic Wild West adventure packed with excitement, intrigue, terror and the occasional dose of humor. - Retro Refresh: An experimental combination of old and new ideas that brings unique experience to modern gamers and old-school fans alike. Boot Hill Bounties fuses elements of spaghetti westerns - gunslinging outlaws, brave lawmen, and the untamed wilderness - with classic RPG storyline and gameplay - 4 Player Co-op: Play single player or up to four player local co-op. Friends can seamlessly drop-in and take control of one or more of the four characters! - No Random Battles: Enemies can be seen and avoided, and previously defeated enemies move out of your way. Fight outlaws and animals! Can you stop a barroom brawl? Can you defeat a gang of raccoons hoarding precious garbage? - Active Combat: Typical turn-based combat is replaced with a fast and engaging real-time system where all players must follow the battle at all times and adapt to new strategies! - Much to Do: Get to know the over 350 unique inhabitants of Bronco County and discover unique side quests in the local newspaper. Grow crops, cook meals, customize your weapons with status ailments, learn medical treatments, solve riddles, compete in the ‘Chuckwagon Chief’ cooking competition and much more!

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Boot Hill Bounties would be considered a serviceable JRPG without the bugs. The visual glitches are just out-of-place, but the progress-ending bug in the opening tutorial had me worried every time I would open a menu or click through dialogue that my playthrough would be ended prematurely. Given that the story, systems, and mechanics are so familiar, it's a shame Boot Hill Bounties does nothing to make its versions unique or exciting outside of the trope-filled, spaghetti-western theme.

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Ultimately, Boot Hill Bounties just doesn't do much of anything.

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The game marks a strong second title, and new players shouldn’t be afraid of jumping straight in here — though checking out the previous title certainly wouldn’t hurt. Signs are good that the developer will be able to make a fitting conclusion to the trilogy.

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Boot Hill Bounties doesn’t do a whole lot original as far as old-school RPGs go, but its neat Wild West setting and fun gameplay ensure that it’s still worth checking out. Sure, it can get a little bit repetitive in places – especially within the combat against standard enemies – but the attractive world and the varied gameplay mechanics do enough to make it stand out as another enjoyable RPG to add to the Nintendo Switch’s ever-expanding library.

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Boot Hill Bounties - Launch Trailer - Nintendo Switch

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