Rare shows new Battletoads gameplay clip with improved and faster combat

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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.

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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.

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  • 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.