Remasters of No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle available now on Switch

No more waiting!

Torrance, Calif. – October 28, 2020 – Following this morning’s Nintendo Direct Mini reveal, XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., surprised fans with the North American launch of remastered versions of No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle. The stylish cult classics from the imaginative mind of SUDA51 were previously released for the Nintendo Wii™ system in 2008 and 2010 respectively. Developed by Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. and Marvelous Inc., both titles are now available for the Nintendo Switch™ system digitally via the Nintendo eShop in North America. To celebrate the return of these beloved titles, XSEED Games is running a 10% launch discount off the $19.99 price for each game through November 14. The remastered titles feature a host of enhancements including HD textures, improved system font, additional language support, and more.

In No More Heroes, Travis Touchdown starts off as the #11 ranked assassin in the United Assassins Association (UAA), and with his trusty beam katana must face off against the world’s top 10 assassins. He rides the streets of Santa Destroy on his signature motorbike, the Schpeltiger, and packs an arsenal of pro-wrestling moves honed from years of watching wrestlers power bomb and body slam each other. It’s a long way to the top, but the all-American otaku won’t stop until he’s the #1 assassin in the world, baby!

No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle takes place three years after Travis achieves his goal of being the #1 assassin in the UAA. However, time has not been kind to him, and he finds himself falling down the ranks to #51. Adding to his problems is Skelter Helter, another assassin who has sworn revenge on Travis for the death of his brother. With his trusty beam katanas in-hand for twice the hacking and slashing, and teamed up with his allies Shinobu and Henry Cooldown, Travis is on a mission to reclaim his #1 position and fend off new challengers. An otaku at heart though, there’s always time for retro 8-bit minigames to help him earn some money and power up!

Developed by Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. and Marvelous Inc. and published by XSEED Games in North America on the Nintendo Switch™ system, the remastered versions of No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle are available for purchase on the Nintendo eShop priced at $19.99 each with a 10% launch discount through November 14. Both titles have been rated “M” for Mature on Nintendo Switch by the ESRB.


UMMMMMM, did I miss an announcement about this or something? Between this and the stealth release of "Control: Cloud Edition" today, I feel like Nintendo's marketing really dropped the ball.

Wed Oct 28 20 11:24am
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Did you not see the new partner showcase?

Not until after I saw the news on these games.
While I think it's a good point about not letting people get unreasonably overhyped, I feel like both of these announcements are the kind of thing that would have benefitted from something more than a stealth release.

Because Nintendo just shadow dropped the final partner showcase for 2020. This time they didn't announce it the day before so people wouldn't be unreasonably overhyped going into it.

Considering what I have seen people commenting online, unreasonable is an understatement

I better see some physical releases for NMH 1 & 2...


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