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  A time-traveling, beat'em up set in the Kunio-kun universe
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Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story fights its way to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Steam(PC)  

Rolling Hills Estates, California – October 17, 2019 – Arc System Works America, Inc., the developers of legendary fighting games like Guilty Gear and BlazBlue, is pleased to announce that Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story is fighting its way to PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Steam PC on November 7, 2019. Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story is a time-traveling, beat'em up set in the Kunio-kun universe. The game features an fun open-ended fighting system with multiple endings depending on the choices you make in the game.

Featuring an all new story and one- or two-player local cooperative action, Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story lets players take control of Masao Kobayashi, in a time-travelling adventure to stop the schemes of an evil organization. Fortunately, Kobayashi-san is now accompanied by the boy from the future, Kouki Mizoguchi. and hot-blooded hero, Kunio to bring an end to their nefarious plans. 

Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story Features

 

  • Hot-blooded action with simple and fun controls!

    Chain your normal attacks with special moves, jump attacks, juggle hits to fight the way you want!

     

  • Multiple endings!

    Depending on the player's actions and the character creation options you choose, the endings of the story mode can change!

  • Fight alongside your sidekick!

    Switch between the support-type life-healing Mizoguchi and the street-fighting legend, Kunio.

     

  • Cameos by River City Characters!

    Interact with characters from the Kunio-kun universe. Are they friend or foe?

Rated Everyone 10+ by the ESRB, Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story will be available via the Nintendo eShop, PlayStation Store, Xbox Live, and Steam at the price of $13.99 USD. For additional information on Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story, please visit https://www.kuniokun.jp/kobayashisan/en/

   

Title Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story

Genre 2D Beat'em Up

Platform PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Steam (PC)

Release Date November 7, 2019

Players 1 or 2

ESRB E10+

Price $13.99 USD  

About Arc System Works

Arc System Works is a developer and fighting game specialist from Japan—best known for the Guilty Gear series of games and, more recently, the BlazBlue —that have garnered international critical acclaim for their innovative fighting systems and spectacular 2D and 3D artwork. 

Arc System Works Official Website

http://arcsystemworks.com

Official Stay Cool, Kobayashi-San!: A River City Ransom Story Website

https://www.kuniokun.jp/kobayashisan/en/