"BOOST BEAST" Brings a Mix of Puzzle and Defense Games to Switch

Arc System Works and Arzest prepare for July 20 launch

If you're looking for an unlikely genre mashup AND you happen to own a Nintendo Switch, you'll want to keep an eye out for BOOST BEAST. Arc System Works and Arzest announced plans to bring the blend of zombie-bashing defense and puzzle solving to Switch on July 20, which is, uh, tomorrow. The game will be available in North America, Europe, and Japan for $9.99, with support for multiple languages. 

 

Check out some gameplay in the Switch trailer:

 

Arc System Works' describes it like so: 

"BOOST BEAST" is a defense puzzle game where players defeat the invading horde of zombies by clearing blocks and summoning animals. 

 

The sudden appearance of a virus-carrying meteorite

infected the entire human race, and turned everyone into zombies.

The hero who rose up to face this crisis is Alec, the king of dogs.

Will he be able to save the devastated world and reclaim peace..?

 

The controls are simple!

Match 3 animal blocks of the same color to summon your cute animal friends and defeat the incoming waves of zombies!

There are many gimmicks that stand in your way during your quest to save the world.

There are cages that trap your animal friends, rocks that block your path, and the grim reaper who will turn your allies into zombies.

Make use of bombs and chain combos to pave a path to victory!

 

Join forces with your cute animal army and clear all 204 stages!

Lets go animal army! Until the day where peace is restored!

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS, every week at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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