It’s been a couple months since we heard anything from TinyBuild Games in regards to Punch Club being released on the Nintendo Switch. But this week some news quietly dropped into the European eShop that end up revealing the release date for the game. Well, at least in Europe, anyway. May 24th is the date that you can expect to see the game drop overseas, meaning that either North American audiences can see it on the same day, or we’ll be looking for a date close to that. For now, enjoy the announcement trailer and the game’s description from developer Lazy Bear Games.
Punch Club (ex. VHS Story) is a strategy / tycoon / streetfighter-manager game with 80-90s atmosphere, nostalgia and lots of games/movies references. You have to manage your time and money to improve your fighter skills on one side and your training equipment on the other. You will start as an unknown fighter in the underground club and must work your way to the top and solve the mystery from your past. Improve your characteristics, learn new fight moves and unlock new abilities in the skill tree. Make your setup for every fight to suit the particular situation and opponent. Choose your way wisely. Every decision matters. You can be a super-hero, a criminal or waste your life watching TV, or even run your own gym. The game is a mix of a non-linear storyline, a tycoon-like gameplay, RPG elements and a tactical fight.