Publisher Ziggurat Interactive and developer WayForward have announced A Boy and His Blob is coming to Switch this year.
A Boy and His Blob is coming to Switch sometime in fall 2021, via the eShop.
A Boy and His Blob was originally released for the Wii back in 2009, followed by a release across PC, Mac, and Linux (all via Steam), PS3, PS Vita, PS4, Xbox One, and both iOS and Android.
“We are delighted to announce this new Switch version of the game, which is just the start of our long-term commitment to the A Boy and His Blob universe,” said Michael Devine, SVP of Business Development at Ziggurat. “Games like Blob only come along once in a great while and we are absolutely thrilled to continue Blob’s journey with our friends at WayForward for new and old audiences alike.”
Here’s a new trailer:
Here’s a rundown on the game:
A Boy and His Blob makes its triumphant return! A reimagining of the NES classic, as the boy, you feed your blob jelly beans and watch him transform into cool and useful objects to solve puzzles and escape danger. With its robust and emotionally driven story, challenging puzzles, and visually impressive art style, A Boy and His Blob is sure to become a classic once again.
When Blobolonia is threatened by an evil Emperor, the blob comes to Earth looking for help. Instead, he finds a young boy. Help the blob dethrone the evil Emperor that’s terrorizing Blobolonia and establish a friendship with the blob that will last a lifetime.
- Experience the heartwarming story through an all-new, hand-drawn and animated presentation!
- Transform the blob into 15 useful items by feeding him jelly beans such as the all-new Caramel Cannon and Bubble Gum Bouncer and classic beans like the Licorice Ladder, Apple Jack and Tangerine Trampoline.
- Traverse woods, swamps, caves, the Blobolonian Outskirts and even the Emperor’s Citadel through 40 breathtaking levels filled with hidden treasures! Collect treasure to unlock 40 additional challenge levels that will put your skills to the ultimate test!