Last year, Californian publisher Nicalis announced the platform / RPG crossover Save me Mr Tako: Tasukete Tako-San was headed to the Nintendo Switch. The title channeling old-school releases started development way back in 2014 and was designed as a tribute to the original Game Boy. Nicalis has now revealed the eShop version will arrive on 30th October.

The game is about a world at war that is occupied by humans and octopi. Mr Tako is a helpful octopus who is one day given special powers after a heroic act - allowing him to survive on land. It's now his duty to resolve the ongoing conflict between humans and octopi. To achieve this, Mr Tako will have to solve puzzles, explore dungeons and fight tough bosses.

Here's a bit more about the game courtesy of Gematsu:

  • Six worlds to explore.
  • 50 different hats that Mr Tako can acquire and wear to gain special abilities.
  • Extensive character dialogue with many unique and memorable NPCs.
  • Side quests, puzzles, mini-games and 16 different dungeons to explore.
  • Multiple player-selectable palettes to change the game’s color scheme.

Are you excited to hear this Game Boy-inspired title is finally on the way? Will you be picking it up on release? Tell us below.