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Konami will release the new Nintendo Switch version of the 'Momotaro Dentetsu' party game series 'Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa Mo Teiban!' in 2020. It was revealed in 'Nintendo Direct 2019.9. 5' which Nintendo distributed on the 5th.
This time, the announcement of the title is limited to a rough outline of the contents, but it is clear that the title follows the game system of the previous 'Momotetsu' series in which players compete for the best results by moving the top of the train on the game board imitating a map of Japan.
The game board has a similar design to previous titles, but it is suggested that new properties such as "New National Stadium (149 billion yen)" will be added. The general manager and game design will be handled by Akira Sakuma, who has been involved throughout the series.
Momotetsu is known for its 'Express card' and other card systems that enhance gameplay. In this short video, however, the existence of "Poop card" that obstructs other players by dropping "poop" at property stations was shown.
Also, the most important thing in Momotetsu is the 'Binbo-gami' which clings to the last player and asks for money with humorous gestures, but this video doesn't show it. I am also curious about the 'Kingbomby' where Binbo-gami changes from time to time, spreading powerful misfortunes to the players, and the existence of their friends who appeared in each title.
There have been 22 Momotaro Dentetsu series titles since the Fami-Com version "Momotaro Dentetsu" in 1988. This is the first time in 11 years that Momotetsu for game consoles (If you think of the Switch as a console,) has been released since 'Momotaro Dentetsu 2010: Sengoku Ishin no Hero Daishūgō! No Maki' in 2009.
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