Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!!

Fans of the Kunio-kun series will no doubt be delighted to hear that a new entry in franchise is headed to Switch. Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!! is an enhanced version of River City Melee: Battle Royal Special which throws in some new elements which make for even more heated battles.

Here's a quick overview of the game from Arc System Works:

What is Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!!?
Downtown Rantou Koushinkyoku Mach!! is an enhanced version of River City Melee: Battle Royal Special with new elements added that make for more heated battles.

New Item: “Bamboo Shoot”
The player that eats it will become gigantic!?

New Game Mode: “Change Match”
A battle mode where defeated teammates change characters on the spot. There may be also special gimmicks depending on the stage.

A release date has not been announced yet, but we'd imagine that this will come out sometime this year, at least in Japan.

Did you play the original? Up for a super-charged version? Let us know with a comment.

[via gematsu.com]