Pocky & Rocky Reshrined physical editions announced, pre-orders are live

    ININ Games, Taito and Natsume announced that Pocky & Rocky Reshrined is getting a physical release for PS4 and Switch! Pre-orders are live for the Standard Edition with Limited and Collector’s Editions coming soon. Check out more details and the latest trailer below:

    Stuttgart, March 7th, 2022. ININ Games together with Natsume, under license by TAITO are pleased to announce the upcoming release of the beloved video game series’ brand-new title. Pocky & Rocky Reshrined for Nintendo Switch and PS4 is coming to Europe and North America and is already available for pre-order! Furthermore, collectors can look forward to a Limited and Collector’s Edition coming through the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store – more to be revealed soon.

    The colorful Shoot ‘Em Up series returns!

    In the legendary adventures of Pocky and Rocky – also known to some by the original Japanese name Kiki Kaikai – the player controls the young shrine maiden Pocky and her raccoon companion, Rocky, on their adventures. The shooting game series, with roots going back to the original Taito-released ‘80s arcade game, has delighted many generations of gamers. Now, the brand-new Pocky & Rocky Reshrined developed under license from TAITO Corporation, finally brings the iconic duo back!

    While Natsume brings the brand-new Pocky & Rocky adventure to North America, ININ Games follows, now starting pre-orders of the boxed edition for Nintendo Switch and PS4 at retailers in Europe!

    About the game

    The adventures of the heroine and her companion continue in this third instalment of the original shrine maiden shooting series! Pocky & Rocky Reshrined is a multi-directional scrolling shooter with outstanding retro style graphics and sound.

    The game features:

    • Classic 16-bit style graphic & sound

    • 5 playable characters

    • Story mode for one player action

    • Free mode for 2 player co-op

    • Unlockable Easy Mode

    • Various unique stages to master

    • Online Leaderboard

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    Limited & Collector’s Editions

    Eager collectors will get the chance to secure a limited edition for Nintendo Switch or PS4 from the Strictly Limited Games Partner Store, as soon as pre-order starts! Stay tuned for more information.

    Pocky & Rocky Reshrined releases on April 21st for PS4 and Switch in Japan. Lastly, the game is coming soon to the west. Stay tuned at Final Weapon for the latest Japanese gaming news and updates!

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    Soul Kiwami
    Soul Kiwami
    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email: [email protected]

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