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The lore surrounding ARMS will no doubt inspire a lot of discussion from Nintendo fans, just like Splatoon did before it. After all, it’s a world filled with colorful characters who seemingly replaced their arms with spring-loaded alternatives to compete in a bizarre take on boxing. The implications surrounding it are undeniably fascinating.

Now some new art from the official Japanese ARMS Twitter account has given us a glimpse into the life of one of its competitors outside of the arena. Give it a look:

We’ll just have to wait and see how this, and the previously released Mechanica lore, is reflected in the game itself. For now, it makes the setting look that little bit more intriguing.

New in-game footage of Spring Man was also released, showing a fast paced combo:

ARMS releases worldwide on June 16th.

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.