Dimps-developed fighting game series The Rumble Fish coming to console this winter – Gematsu
The Rumble Fish 1 & 2 for consoles announced, releasing this winter | ResetEra
The Rumble Fish 2 announced to be coming to consoles for the first time after 17 years alongside the first game
“The Rumble Fish is a very memorable game for us at Dimps,” said Dimps president Takashi Nishiyama in a press release. “We developed it as a 2D fighting game compatible with the Atomiswave arcade system board developed by Sammy Corporation. It may have a classic feel compared to current fighting games, but it was an ambitious project that employed a variety of visual expressions within the limitations of a system board that is now almost 20 years old. I’m proud of what we accomplished. And now, 3goo is once again shining the spotlight on The Rumble Fish series and I’m excited for the renewed potential for the series to grow.”
—The Rumble Fish 2 (arcade version)
The Rumble Fish is a 2D fighting game. The arcade version was developed in 2004. The arcade version of The Rumble Fish 2 came out in 2005, introducing new game mechanics and characters. It gained popularity with its sleek 2D visuals powered by S.M.A. (Smooth Model Animation), fascinating characters and strategic gameplay using two types of gauges. The game series has a cult following and is still played in tournaments. Worth noting the series has never been released outside of Japan. This will also be the first time The Rumble Fish 2 makes the move to consoles.
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