Nitrome’s 2D puzzle platformer Bomb Chicken is coming to Switch first, it was known today during Nintendo’s Ninties livestream today.
Described as a “fast-paced game that combines action, puzzles and arcade gameplay”, Bomb Chicken looks like a cross between Bomberman and Chicken Wiggle. The gameplay involves laying bombs to first create platforms for yourself, and also to remove obstacles and create fires which burn away other blockages.
Here’s the teaser trailer:
Who doesn’t love chicken… especially when it’s smothered in delicious blue hot sauce? After a freak accident, a seemingly ordinary chicken becomes a bomb laying free range hero. Explore the versatile mechanic of laying bombs in this explosive exploration platformer.
+ Lay stacks of explosives to reach impossibly high places.
+ Kick Bombs to take out staff and deadly native wildlife.
+ Bounce your bombs through impassable areas and even around corners!
+ Use your bombs as a handy weight.
+ Create a barricade and shield enemy attacks.
+ Dig and destroy to uncover secret areas
+ Set things on fire and watch them burn!
Discover the darkest kept secret of the fast food giant known as BFC, their bestselling addictive blue hot sauce, and answer the ultimate question: Which came first the chicken or the bomb?
+ Super simple controls anyone can play.
+ Gorgeous pixel art from the award-winning studio at Nitrome Ltd.
+ Bombs and HD rumble are a match made in heaven.