Bakutsuri Bar Hunter Announced for Switch

This is Niche Imports. In this column, we regularly cover games that haven’t been announced for western audiences yet. Please leave feedback and let us know if there’s something you want us to cover!

Bandai Namco has announced Bakutsuri Bar Hunter for Switch.

The new game is based on the trans-media franchise of the same name – news confirmed in the latest Monthly CoroCoro Comic (via Ryokutya2089).

A game set in the franchise was released for Nintendo 3DS last year, which utilizes the physical “Bakutsuri Bar Rod” fishing rod peripheral. It remains unclear if this Switch game is a port of the 3DS game, an entirely new release, and if it uses a peripheral of some kind.

We’ll keep you guys posted.

Brandon Orselli

About

Big Papa Overlord at Niche Gamer. Italian. Dad. Outlaw fighting for a better game industry. I also write about music, food, & beer. Also an IT guy.