By Leah McDonald / November 7th, 2019
Return to River City for more co-op action in Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story, now available on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Steam.
Developed by Arc System Works, the studio behind Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, Stay Cool is a time-traveling beat’em up set in the Kunio-kun universe. The game features a fun, open-ended fighting system with multiple endings depending on the choices players make throughout the game.
Featuring an all new story and one- or two-player local cooperative action, Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story lets players take control of Masao Kobayashi, in a time-travelling adventure to stop the schemes of an evil organization. Fortunately, Kobayashi-san is now accompanied by the boy from the future, Kouki Mizoguchi, and hot-blooded hero, Kunio, to bring an end to their nefarious plans.
- Hot-blooded action with simple and fun controls! – Chain your normal attacks with special moves, jump attacks, juggle hits to fight the way you want!
- Multiple endings! – Depending on the player’s actions and the character creation options you choose, the endings of the story mode can change!
- Fight alongside your sidekick! – Switch between the support-type life-healing Mizoguchi and the street-fighting legend, Kunio.
- Cameos by River City Characters! – Interact with characters from the Kunio-kun universe. Are they friend or foe?
Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story is rated 10+ and available on the Nintendo Switch, Xbox Live, and Steam for $13.99 USD. A PlayStation 4 version will be available in the future.
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