Quantcast
DS Action RPG Solatorobo coming to Europe - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Solatorobo: Red the Hunter  



DS Action RPG Solatorobo coming to Europe


6:30 PM on 04.11.2011
DS Action RPG Solatorobo coming to Europe photo



If it seems like I've been in a furry mood recently, I can assure you it's all one big unfortunate coincidence.

Here's some news that isn't unfortunate! Remember that Japanese DS game Solatorobo that we mentioned a few months back? If you can get over the talking dogs and cats (seriously, stop with the glares!), it looks like a solid action RPG with some surprisingly clean polygonal graphics by DS standards. Anyway, Nintendo has today announced that it will publish the game in European territories later this year.

Retitled Solatorobo: Red the Hunter, the game has you assuming the role of the titular Red, an anthropomorphic dog who explores a cluster of floating islands while piloting a mecha. For manga and anime buffs, we've also got an all-star art team that includes The Vision of Escaflowne character designer Nobuteru Yūki and animation studio Madhouse.

Maybe it's because I've been watching a bunch of Marvel Anime lately and recently rented Summer Wars, but hearing that Madhouse is involved has me very excited. I hope the game makes it Stateside eventually.

Nintendo signs distribution deal with NAMCO BANDAI Games for Solatorobo in Europe [Nintendo UK]








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






timeline following:
Solatorobo: Red the Hunter



7:00 AM on 09.23.2011
RPG Solatorobo comes out next week for DS, gets new video

Attention All 3DS owners! If you've been complaining about having nothing to play on your new handheld, why not use that backwards compatibility on a new DS action RPG? Solatorobo: Red the Hunter follows ...more



2:30 PM on 09.11.2011
Solatorobo has gone gold, will drop on September 27

XSEED has sent out a press release announcing that the colorful action RPG Solatorobo: Red the Hunter has gone gold and will ship across the US on September 27. Along with reiterating details that have been announced previou...more



1:00 PM on 09.03.2011
Solatorobo videos showcase furry combat

With a bunch of incredible-looking games arriving this fall for the DS (that will actually see release in the US, *ahem*), Nintendo's lame duck portable still has some vitality left in it. One such promising title is anthrop...more



5:20 PM on 06.24.2011
Obscure RPG Solatorobo: Red the Hunter coming to NA

A few people have hit us up to say that Nintendo is bringing Solatorobo: Red the Hunter to North American Nintendo DS systems. Many people are calling the game, localized by XSEED, a hugely underrated gem, so it may be w...more




Role-Playing Games

4:30 PM on 04.18.2014
Review in Progress: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS4)

Last year close to its launch, we reviewed Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn -- so what's with the retread, you ask? Well, that was before we implemented our Reviews in Progress program, which was designed to cover games...more



4:00 PM on 04.18.2014
The Darkest Dungeon gods were kind to me

Hot off its huge Kickstarter success, Darkest Dungeon is already in a playable-enough state to have a demo at PAX East 2014. Although the demo was only a short snippet of what's to come, it was easy to get a sense of the them...more



2:30 PM on 04.18.2014
Fairy Fencer F and Disgaea 4 Vita dated for the west

Earlier today, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair got a release date for North American Vitas: September 2. I still need to play the first. Anyway, more Japanese games have western release dates. Compile Heart's RPG Fairy Fencer ...more



View all Role-Playing Games






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more