Harmo Knight is the new Nintendo 3DS title from Game Freak, the team behind the Pokémon series.
The game was announced by Satoru Iwata during today’s Nintendo Direct livestream. From the footage released, it looks like a hybrid of a traditional side-scrolling platformer, replete with a Mario Bros-style world hub, and a rhythm action game. The game’s hero charges through levels, from verdant hilly landscapes to city rooftops, collecting musical notes and swinging a quaver like a battle axe/golf club. Presumably, you have to execute your attacks in time with the game’s music.
The game is scheduled for release in Japan on September 5, 2012, priced at ¥1,800. No word on a Western release date.
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