Arcade Archives: Kid’s Horehore Daisakusen Releases on the Nintendo Switch

Hamster announced that from August 9th, Arcade Archives Kid's Horehore Daisakusen will be available digitally for the Nintendo Switch

on August 10, 2018 6:52 PM

Hamster has revealed the latest addition to its expanding Arcade Archives library on Switch with Kid’s Horehore Daisakusen being made available for all lovers of this nostalgic gaming experience, and of course newcomers too.

Kid’s Horehore Daisakusen is an action game that was released from Nichibutsu all the way back in the classic gaming era of 1987 Japan. Kid, who has been drawn into the space-time labyrinth from the 23rd century, fights to escape from a large track of the enemy in order to return to the present day. Players defeat enemies with dropping in holes with using items, to escape from the times, such as primitive times and the Edo era and contemporary.

Nihon Bussan rereleased it on the good old Game Boy as Booby Boys, which was originally called  “Booby Kids.” Although neither version saw the light of day in America, the Arcade Archives version was released for PlayStation 4 in Japan 2016 and then was released later the same year in the states.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and whether you were alive or not in the 80’s, you can replicate the atmosphere of the exact arcade mode settings of that time. Although there isn’t an online mode, players can go head to head with other gamers all over the planet with their high scores, let the competing begin!

Below you can check out some in-game screenshots of Kid’s Horehore Daisakusen

Arcade Archives Kid’s Horehore Daisakusen is available now on the Nintendo Switch and can be downloaded via the eShop

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Rachael, who hails from Ireland, has been gaming for over 25 years. First exploring the gaming universe with a Nintendo Game & Watch as a young child, and following that through with ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Atari. Nowadays you can find her playing on the Switch, PS4 or Xbox One. She's a huge lover of Naughty Dog, declaring The Last Of Us to be her favorite game ever. When not gaming, she enjoys playing the guitar, nature, reading and going on mindless adventures.