Kao the Kangaroo returns with a modern reboot of the Dreamcast platformer

Born within the period of animal-based platformers and persevering with within the period of remakes, Kao the Kangaroo is again.

Starting greater than 20 years in the past on Dreamcast, the Kao sequence by no means acquired the identical form of consideration within the U.S. as franchises like Spyro and Bubsy, although it has a specific following in Poland and a press launch for the brand new recreation says that the unique run bought 700,000 models throughout seven platforms worldwide.

With the brand new recreation — once more referred to as Kao the Kangaroo — Polish improvement studio Tate Multimedia says it’s not making a sequel, however “a complete reboot,” in line with head of studio Kaja Borowko. A trailer reveals seaside and snow environments set to Junior Senior’s “Move Your Feet”, with enemy crabs, platforming over sizzling lava, magical boxing gloves, and a heavy dose of hit-pause.

Kao the Kangaroo is scheduled for launch on Steam, Swap, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection X this summer time.

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