Due out early 2024
Publisher SelectaPlay is thrilled to announce the release of a special boxed edition of the narrative-driven RetroVania adventure game Narita Boy for PlayStation®4 and Nintendo Switch™, scheduled to release across European retail stores in early 2024.
Developed by Studio Koba and published by Team17 Digital, Narita Boy is inspired by the digital age of the 80s and brought to life with the neo-retro aesthetic of times past, but never forgotten.
SelectaPlay will be responsible for the creation of the special boxed edition for Nintendo Switch as well as the distribution across European retail stores. More news on the content of this retro 80s-inspired digital adventure will be released soon.
Become symphonic in Narita Boy! A radical action adventure as a legendary pixel hero trapped as a mere echo within the Digital Kingdom. Discover the mysteries behind the Techno-sword, lock swords with the corrupt and tainted Stallions. Save the world!
Flashback to the 80s. The Creator, a genius of his time, creates a video game console called Narita One with its flagship title being a game called Narita Boy.
Narita Boy becomes a tremendous hit! Copies of cartridges are flying off physical shelves worldwide. Within weeks Narita Boy is the best-selling video game of all time, critically acclaimed for its power-fantasy wielding Techno-sword and taking players on a journey like no other.
Meanwhile, inside the binary code, the digital realm connects with reality. Him has returned and deleted The Creator’s memories. Supervisor program, Motherboard, and her agents have activated the Narita Boy protocol.
The Stallions are coming, and the Digital Kingdom needs a hero.
Features of Narita Boy
Go back to the future: A homage to the eighties with a new spin on classic gameplay styles, Narita Boy takes player as back in time for blast from the past
You have the power!: The Techno-Sword can be used alongside mysterious magic so that players can carve and blast their way through enemies great and small
Might as well jump: The classic 2D platformer will see players explore imaginative landscapes and navigate a plethora of pixel art environments
Pixel-perfect story: Encounter weird and wonderful digitised characters on a journey to discover the secrets of the Digital Kingdom and its elusive creator
Pump up the jam: Inspired by the glory days of analogue synthesizers, the pumping soundtrack turns back the clock for this techno-journey.