WayForward has announced River City Girls 2 launches on December 15th to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC through Steam.
River City Girls 2 is now available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 as well as PlayStation 5 in Japan and Asia. In addition, the game is physically available in these regions as well as at Playasia.
Here’s a quick outline of the game through this Nintendo eShop:
The River City Girls are ready to go back for round 2! If an old foe comes back, Misako, Kyoko, Kunio and Riki along with brand new girls Marian and Provie take to the streets to play a brand new beat-’em up adventure that features new capabilities, enemies, locations and much more!
Get together with friends in a local or online co-op and then smash punches to the ground with new guard-crush techniques and lift-off combos, double-team moves, and other strategies to break knuckles! Upgrade your skills to unlock new moves, buy things and accessories from the more than thirty shops and then recruit defeated enemies and hired heavies to assist you along the way!
River City is bigger than ever before, with more places for exploration, more things to take down and a night-to-day cycle! With the game’s nonlinear gameplay, an exciting story system, and an incredible soundtrack by Megan McDuffee, River City Girls 2 will keep you fighting until your foes yell “BARF!”
Six characters that can be played Each with their own unique fighting style and upgraded move sets!
Combat is enhanced such as guard crushes, lift-off combos, double-team moves and more!
River City is bigger than ever before! New locations, with many routes and hidden locations!
Play on your own or with a buddy in a local or online environment
New “hired Heavies” help you fight! Two recruits can be on the same team at once!
There are a lot of NPCs to engage with, and even punch the face of and even surprise appearances!
Amazing anime intro with comic book cutscenes English as well as Japanese voiceovers, as well as an incredible soundtrack with the RCG1’s composer Megan McDuffee!
River City Girls 2 Worldview
Sabu family is back! Sabu family are back! After discovering what is the “true end” from River City Girls 1, the group is back fighting for their lives in the city as Riki and Kunio’s old foe Sabuko, the Sabu family is back to seek revenge against Kunio, Riki, Misako, Kyoko, and new members must take on the Sabu family completely and defeat Sabuko, Ken, and their father, the crime lord boss, Sabu!
River City Girls 2 Gameplay
River City Girls 2 brings back the thrilling classic beat-em-up gameplay of River City Girls and the original series!
Throw, kick, punch and mix as you move throughout the town, accomplishing various side missions, acquiring upgrades, cash and new techniques! Join forces with a friend or three players to take on your opponents as each character has an array of moves and a an array of unlockables! This should be a pleasant delight to all those who’ve been waiting for River City Girls 2. It was just the last few days that we were informed that, while the game was set to launch within Japan (published in Japan by Arc System Works there) but it was delay for North American and European markets in order to polish it up. However, the game was expected to launch to be released in 2022. This leaves only a few days to figure out what time it would be. Although it wouldn’t be a surprise that the game would slide into a release date of 2023 due to the delay, it seems like WayForward will stick to their word and will get River City Girls 2 out on the market before the end of the year.
In the wake of River City Girls 2 set to launch on the 15th of December on PC and consoles Keep an eye out for additional information and updates when they are made available. In the meantime, prepare to slay in River City all over again when the game goes live.