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USK ratings board lists Yesterday Origins for Switch

Discover the latest adventure from Pendulo Studios, creators of the Runaway series!

"Yesterday Origins" will take the immortal heroes, John Yesterday and his other half Pauline, not only across the world, but across history itself. This interwoven narration gives the plot its depth and richness.

It's 1481. In the dead of night, young John is publically humiliated and dragged through the street. He is imprisoned by the Spanish Inquisition under suspicion of witchcraft.

Later, he undergoes an alchemical transformation making him immortal. But something goes wrong, after each resurrection, John completely forgets who he is.

In the current day, John is living with Pauline in Paris his immortal partner. They are searching for an artefact that is needed to make the potion again. During their investigation, they will have to face dangerous new protagonists who want to steal their secrets...

KEY FEATURES :

Pendulo Studios: over 20 years of adventure gaming experience
An original story taking place over several different eras
A mix of different styles: investigation, thriller, adventure, occultism
Off-the-wall dark humor typical of the studio
Over 10 different places to visit, and over 50 backgrounds
More than 25 colorful characters
An original soundtrack

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- Mythra (Xenoblade Chronicles 2)
- Inkling Girl (Splatoon)
- Blue (Pokemon)
- Blue (Pokemon) (Nendoroid)
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- Lillie (Pokemon) (Nendoroid)
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- Mega Man X (Mega Man) (Nendoroid)
- Kirby (Kirby) (Capsule CoroCoroid)
- Siren (Xenoblade Chronicles 2)

Thanks to Neo Dark for the heads up!

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Once again, for those who are unfamiliar with MSU1...

MSU1, also named "Media Streaming Unit revision 1", is a homemade enhancement chip made by byuu for the SNES. It allows the SNES to have 4 GB of storage space and CD quality Stereo Audio.

Thanks to Goncalo for the heads up!

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