The Japan-based indie games publisher X PLUS and indie games developer Sonzai Games today announced with great joy and excitement that their colorful and upbeat 3D retro-styled platformer “Super Sami Roll” is coming to the PS5 via PSN and the Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo Eshop on November 4th, 2021.
The Nintendo Switch port will run at 60 frames per second, incidentally 🙂
Inspired by ‘80s and ‘90s platformers where players roll a ball through beautiful game worlds (like Marble Madness and Super Monkey Ball), Super Sami Roll effortlessly delivers the high-rise thrills, rolling hills, and adorable characters reminiscent of gaming’s golden days.
STORY & GAMEPLAY
In Super Sami Roll, you need to get through 12 fun-filled hours of content to help Sami rescue his friend Vera from a meanie who calls himself “Albert VII.” Cruise past beautiful green fields, deserts dotted with magnificent pyramids, dangerous oozing volcanoes, frigid ice lands, and many other memorable places to take Albert VII down a peg … or two (yep, Albert V sounds about right!). Grappling hooks? That’s so 2020. In this game, you get a grappling tongue to get out of sticky situations!
Picturesque world: Explore eye-catching environments and meet memorable characters.
Level variety: Play through dozens upon dozens of unique levels!
2D and 3D: Painstakingly hand-crafted pixel art meets modern 3D graphics.
Secrets galore: Tons of secrets – including awesome unlockables like a multiplayer mode!
Easy to learn, tough to master: Progressive difficulty with a hearty challenge.
Sami in style: Customize your character to your heart’s content.
Musical delights: Upbeat soundtrack – check!
PRICING & AVAILABILITY
Super Sami Roll will be available on consoles for the first time Thursday, November 4 for $14.99.
PlayStation 5 and Switch are confirmed for November 4 – Xbox Series S/X is coming soon!
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ABOUT X PLUS
Starting as a fashion company in 1986 in Osaka, Japan, X PLUS went from making figurines of popular Kaiju and Japanese fictional characters (Shonen-Ric) to developing and publishing indie games like Smelter and Super Sami Roll. To learn more about X PLUS, please visit https://en.xplus.co.jp/service/game-development.
ABOUT SONZAI GAMES
Founded in 2020 by veteran developer Sergio Matta, Sonzai Games is an indie studio with big dreams.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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