Keep rolling with the punches as cult-classic fighting game The Rumble Fish 2 has now arrived on physical format for Nintendo Switch! And get ready because another heavy-hitting update is expected to arrive next month for all formats.

Available via digital download too, from today gamers will be able to add The Rumble Fish 2 to their Nintendo Switch games collection as it becomes available in physical format. Players were recently treated to an exciting, free new update that brought many quality of life improvements to the game too. Regardless of whether people own The Rumble Fish 2 digitally or physically, on any platform, they’re able to enjoy the following:

  • Rematch Feature – Online and offline.
  • Spectator Mode - For those waiting in the lobby.
  • Opponent Attack Setting – Choose how you want the CPU to attack you in Training Mode.
  • Adjustable Timing – Tweak how quickly you recover from damage when in Training Mode.
  • Adjustable Play Duration – Select time periods of “99” for matches.
  • Match Reject - Reject a quick match when playing online.
  • Connection Status - Show or hide online connection quality in-game.
  • Auto Save - Automatically save settings in Training Mode upon exiting the option screen.
  • Combat Range – Fight against your opponent with the same distance between you both as found in the original arcade version of the game, ideal for playing on a widescreen display.

If all this was just one update, just imagine what players have to look forward to with yet another free update to The Rumble Fish 2 coming soon.

Developed by Dimps and published on physical media by Clear River Games, The Rumble Fish 2 is a faithful port of the original game developed for the Atomiswave™ arcade platform in 2005. Showcasing the hard-hitting 2D fighting action that arcade goers fell in love with, The Rumble Fish 2 features eclectic characters whose visuals are powered by the game’s unique ‘Smooth Model Animation’ system, which powers exceptionally gorgeous 2D sprite animation on a per-limb basis.

Fighting game fans and The Rumble Fish 2 aficionados can look forward to the Collector’s Edition of the game coming in 2023 and due for release by Limited Run Games.

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