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Mad Rat Dead launches today, new trailer shared

Totally rat!

NIS America is launching Mad Rat Dead for Switch today, and they're celebrating the occasion with a new trailer. Check out the spot above, and then read a recap for the game below.

A rat's dream has been left unfulfilled before his death...that is, until he gets a second chance at life! Granted the opportunity to redo his last day on Earth, you must utilize the rat's newfound power to pump his heart in time with the music, lest his own time runs out. You’ve got one day to live and a huge score to settle. Time to put the "beat" in beatdown! Jump, dash, and smash to the rhythm in this music-based action platformer!

Mad Rat Dead - more gameplay

A rat's dream has been left unfulfilled before his death...that is, until he gets a second chance at life! Granted the opportunity to redo his last day on Earth, you must utilize the rat's newfound power to pump his heart in time with the music, lest his own time runs out.

More gameplay for Mad Rat Dead released


A rat's dream has been left unfulfilled before his death...that is, until he gets a second chance at life! Granted the opportunity to redo his last day on Earth, you must utilize the rat's newfound power to pump his heart in time with the music, lest his own time runs out.

Check out the latest soundtrack sample for Mad Rat Dead

Over the past week, Nippon Ichi Software has been sharing soundtrack samples from Mad Rat Dead, leading up to the game's Japanese launch on October 29th (October 30th in Europe and North America, and November 6th, 2020 in Oceania). Take a listen to the latest track "Breath of Forest" above.

Third soundtrack sample for Mad Rat Dead released

Earlier this week, a soundtrack sample for Mad Rat Dead was released. It seems this will be a trend leading into launch, as another soundtrack sample was released today. You can give the tune a listen above. Mad Rat Dead launches October 29th in Japan, October 30th in Europe and North America, and November 6th, 2020 in Oceania.

Another soundtrack sample for Mad Rat Dead released

Ratical tunes

Earlier this week, a soundtrack sample for Mad Rat Dead was released. It seems this will be a trend leading into launch, as another soundtrack sample was released today. You can give the tune a listen above.

Mad Rat Dead launches October 29th in Japan, October 30th in Europe and North America, and November 6th, 2020 in Oceania.

Mad Rat Dead - New song "Mad Rat Heart" shared, game launches October 30th


Mad Rat Dead is an upcoming Nintendo Switch title that focuses on music. The game's soundtrack will be released at the same time as the game itself, and to help promote the game, the development team, Nippon Ichi Software, has released a song titled "Mad Rat Heart." The game is slated to launch in Japan on October 30th.


Mad Rat Dead - demo gameplay

A rat's dream has been left unfulfilled before his death...that is, until he gets a second chance at life! Granted the opportunity to redo his last day on Earth, you must utilize the rat's newfound power to pump his heart in time with the music, lest his own time runs out.

Mad Rat Dead demo hits the Switch eShop, contest announced

You'd be mad to not check it out

Wreak havoc to the rhythm in the demo for Mad Rat Dead, available for free download from the PlayStation Store and Nintendo eShop. Players are also encouraged to enter the Mad Rat Dead Demo Contest: earn an S+ on the level(s) featured in the demo for a chance to win specialty items like the Mad Rat Peeker Sticker, a Sad Heart Dad Hat, and the Mad Rat Dead Limited Edition for PS4 or Nintendo Switch.

Small-Cheese Prize

Complete any level from 1-1 through 1-5 with an S+ grade.

You must take a photo or screenshot of the song list showing "S+" for any one (1) level.

You may only submit once for the Small-Cheese Prize.

Contents:

One (1) Mad Rat Dad Hat

One (1) Mad Rat Peeker Vinyl Sticker

Grand-Gouda Prize

Complete levels 1-1 through 1-5 with an S+ grade on “HARD” mode (Top tier).

You must capture a video showing "S+" on "HARD" for all five (5) levels, using the respective console's recording system.

You may only submit once for the Grand-Gouda Prize.

If you don’t win the Grand-Gouda Prize, don’t worry! Any entries that do not win in this tier will be entered into our Small-Cheese Prize tier, so you’ll have one more chance to win! (see below).

Contents:

One (1) Limited Edition Mad Rat Dead Game (PS4 or NSW)

One (1) Mad Rat Dad Hat

One (1) Mad Rat Peeker Vinyl Sticker

Check out full contest details here

Mad Rat Dead 'Dance' trailer released

Mad Rat Dance

A new trailer for Mad Rat Dead has been released, and it features Nippon Ichi Software mascot Prinny and others dancing to music from the game. Mad Rat Dead launches for Switch in Japan on October 29th, 2020, and in North America and Europe on Oct. 30th, 2020.

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