It’s been an excellent day to be a fan of River Metropolis Ladies. Along with the unique recreation getting a PS5 port and a bodily launch courtesy of Restricted Run Video games, writer Arc Methods Works and developer Wayforward additionally introduced River Metropolis Ladies Zero and River Metropolis Ladies 2. The previous is slated to launch later this yr, whereas the latter will drop in 2022.
River Metropolis Ladies Zero is a localized model of Shin Nekketsu Koha: Kunio-tachi no Banka, which was initially launched in 1994. It can launch for Swap in late 2021 and “different platforms” later. Restricted Run Video games will produce a bodily version. In keeping with the writer, “River Metropolis Ladies Zero lets gamers expertise the primary time that Misako and Kyoko teamed up with Kunio and Riki to take to the streets in hard-hitting, curb-stomping motion. Whereas the graphics, music, and gameplay all stay true to the traditional 16-bit Tremendous Famicom launch, this model marks the primary time the 1994 recreation will likely be localized for the West. A brand new opening cinematic, new manga cutscenes, and new theme track by River Metropolis Ladies composer Megan McDuffee have been added as effectively.”
River Metropolis Ladies 2 will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Swap, and PC by way of Steam. Restricted Run Video games will likely be producing a bodily version for this recreation as effectively. In keeping with the writer, “Selecting up shortly after the unique, River Metropolis Ladies 2 as soon as once more put gamers accountable for Misako and Kyoko—in addition to Kunio, Riki, and different characters—as they set out on an all-new beat-’em-up journey throughout the imply streets of River Metropolis. New strikes, new enemies, new recruits, new environments, and the return of an outdated foe await, together with the identical over-the-top humorousness and adrenaline-pumping fight of its predecessor. The sport can even characteristic two-player co-op motion each domestically and on-line.”