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Never Give Up heading to Switch in Japan

Never surrender!!

Chorus Worldwide has announced that they're bringing the hardcore platformer Never Give Up to the Switch eShop in Japan. The title is launching sometime in early 2020, and will be priced at ¥1,600. According to Chorus, the localisation is currently 90% complete.

Giant Bomb Quick Look - Never Give Up

Never Give Up is packed full of vicious traps and hazards specifically designed to turn you into bloody chunks. When the going gets tough, the tough don't quit! From the creators of the brutal and beloved web series enjoyed by millions of players worldwide comes another installment of hardcore, skill-intensive platforming. Every time you beat a level, another element is layered in to make it even harder. Buzzsaws? Yup. Guided missiles? Mhmm. Giant rhino mechs? You know it. Never Give Up has all that and more with over 250 stages, huge boss battles, and voice acting from Arin Hanson.

Never Give Up seeing release in Japan

Never surrender!

Never Give Up, which just recently hit the Switch in Europe and North America, is also going to see release in Japan. Chorus Worldwide is going to publish the game in Japan, and will be showing off a playable version at TGS 2019. No word on the Japanese release date at this time.

Check out Never Give Up's launch trailer

Never surrender

Never Give Up is packed full of vicious traps and hazards specifically designed to turn you into bloody chunks. When the going gets tough, the tough don't quit! From the creators of the brutal and beloved web series enjoyed by millions of players worldwide comes another installment of hardcore, skill-intensive platforming. Every time you beat a level, another element is layered in to make it even harder. Buzzsaws? Yup. Guided missiles? Mhmm. Giant rhino mechs? You know it. Never Give Up has all that and more with over 250 stages, huge boss battles, and voice acting from Arin Hanson.

Never Give Up - developer video interview

Massive Monster has just released Never Give Up, the "death-defying platformer," on Switch. In the video above, the team talks about the title, how it came to be, and much more.

Never Give Up - more gameplay

Never Give Up is packed full of vicious traps and hazards specifically designed to turn you into bloody chunks. When the going gets tough, the tough don't quit! From the creators of the brutal and beloved web series enjoyed by millions of players worldwide comes another installment of hardcore, skill-intensive platforming. Every time you beat a level, another element is layered in to make it even harder. Buzzsaws? Yup. Guided missiles? Mhmm. Giant rhino mechs? You know it. Never Give Up has all that and more with over 250 stages, huge boss battles, and voice acting from Arin Hanson.

Never Give Up - more gameplay

Never Give Up is packed full of vicious traps and hazards specifically designed to turn you into bloody chunks. When the going gets tough, the tough don't quit! From the creators of the brutal and beloved web series enjoyed by millions of players worldwide comes another installment of hardcore, skill-intensive platforming. Every time you beat a level, another element is layered in to make it even harder. Buzzsaws? Yup. Guided missiles? Mhmm. Giant rhino mechs? You know it. Never Give Up has all that and more with over 250 stages, huge boss battles, and voice acting from Arin Hanson.

Never Give Up coming to Switch on Aug. 13th, 2019

Never surrender!

Never Give Up is a death-defying platformer packed full of vicious traps and hazards specifically designed to turn you into bloody chunks, and where the only way out— is through. It may break your keyboard, don't let it break your will.

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Iterative level design lets players build their mastery while generating new challenges at every turn.

EVERYBODY'S A CRITIC: We warned you that this game is hard, and every time you fail we're going to make fun of you until you GIVE UP. It builds character.

EVEN DEATH IS PROGRESS: Unique GIVE UP button lets you take the coward's way out without stopping your in-game advancement.

EAT YOUR HEART OUT, AGDQ: Built-in splits timer for speedrunners let you track every piece of route optimization on every iteration.

COSTUMES AND COLLECTIBLES: Do you like seeing clowns, robots, alligators and mimes dismembered by buzzsaws? Us too. Unlock all 20 costumes by finding collectibles and secrets in each level!

WAIT, THAT SOUNDS LIKE: One of the Game Grumps! Egoraptor! Yes, Arin Hanson voices the dashingly handsome and occasionally dismembered BLUE!

Never Give Up is coming to the Switch on Aug. 13th, 2019. No details on a price point or file size have been shared at this time.

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