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Taito and publisher ININ Games have announced a new entry in the classic Bubble Bobble series today, called Bubble Bobble 4 Friends. The game, which will launch exclusively for Switch, follows the classic bubble-blowing puzzle platforming gameplay of the original, but this time with multiplayer for up to four players. The game will release digitally and physically in Europe on November 19, while the US will get the game in Q1 2020.

Here is a press release from ININ Games:

“After more than 10 years, Nintendo Switch players can look forward to a sequel of the cult 80’s game series Bubble Bobble by Taito. The new em>Bubble Bobble 4 Friends was developed by the original studio Taito Corporation and will include a brand new local four-player mode.

As in the previous highly popular series, the thrilling and epic bubble fight starts again!

One night, a child’s room became enfolded by a miraculous light and every object under its rays suddenly came to life – including the child’s most favorite toy, the little dragon called Bub. Full of jealousy, the wicked magician Bonner challenges the friendly dragon to battle.”

Watch the first trailer for the game below:


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A video editor by trade, Bryan Finch is a lifetime Nintendo fan, and he loves writing about his passions. He also spends too much time playing and watching fighting games. Bryan enjoys​​ movies, comics, cooking with his wife, and the idea of Elite Beat Agents 2.