Rare shows new Battletoads gameplay clip with improved and faster combat
Truculent tag team toads have been touched up.
What you need to know
- Rare has shared a new clip of Battletoads gameplay on Twitter.
- The gameplay is much faster than what was shown last year at the gameplay reveal.
- Battletoads is set to release on August 20, 2020.
Rare has shown off some more gameplay from the upcoming Battletoads, which is being developed by Dlala Studios in partnership with Rare. This new gameplay clip (which you can see below) seems to be a lot faster-paced than what we've previously seen from the game.
Despite being toads, it's taken our trio 29 years and some encouragement from @dlalastudios to learn how to use their tongues in combat (thanks for the lessons @KillerInstinct)! In their defence, we don't suppose rowdy rats and punk pigs would taste too good... #Battletoads pic.twitter.com/tqFmi7LPlqDespite being toads, it's taken our trio 29 years and some encouragement from @dlalastudios to learn how to use their tongues in combat (thanks for the lessons @KillerInstinct)! In their defence, we don't suppose rowdy rats and punk pigs would taste too good... #Battletoads pic.twitter.com/tqFmi7LPlq— Rare Ltd. (@RareLtd) August 5, 2020August 5, 2020
One of the major complaints from people watching the gameplay reveal in 2019 was that it seemed a little slow for a beat-em-up. If you need a comparison, you can take a look at the E3 2019 trailer, which showed off gameplay for the first time:
Battletoads is set to release on August 20, 2020 for Xbox One and PC. It's also launching into Xbox Game Pass. For more gameplay footage, you can check out the release date trailer here.
These three toads are back in action
Battletoads is a reboot of sorts for the classic Battletoads games. It's a beat-em-up developed by Dlala Studios in partnership with Rare, who
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Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.
What about the other main complaint? No online co-op. In a pandemic, really?
This looks really good now. Much better. Art style and visuals are great. And the multiple genres of gameplay is gonna be alot of fun. Just finished streets of rage 4 recently. This will be a nice next game in that genre.