Virtual Air Guitar Company announced today that they are bringing Boom Ball: Boost Edition to the Switch for $12.99 / €12.99 / £9.99 on October 11.
This Nintendo Switch-exclusive version joins the list of Boom Ball games that were previously released for the Kinect on Xbox One, along with Real Sense and Leap Motion Controller for Windows. Players must smash bricks using an onscreen paddle and a number of ping pong balls. And just like its predecessors, Boom Ball: Boost Edition utilizes motion controls with the Joy-Cons. The Switch’s touch screen also supports gameplay on handheld mode.
Here’s the game’s official announcement, along with its Switch trailer.
Veteran motion game developer Virtual Air Guitar Company has announced October 11th as the release date for Boom Ball: Boost Edition, a new Nintendo Switch exclusive game in the popular Boom Ball franchise loved by fans for its cheerful and compelling block-smashing fun.
Boom Ball: Boost Edition is a colorful game of brick-smashing ping pong, featuring explosive rectangular sheep, much silliness and classic multiball mayhem. Making full use of motion controls with Joy-Con controllers, the game offers an intuitive and user-friendly gameplay experience for players of all ages and experience levels.
According to Aki Kanerva, Founder and Lead Designer at Virtual Air Guitar Company, “Joy-Con motion controls are accurate and snappy. They’re able to capture the tiniest of movements. Combined with dynamic HD rumble reactions and the new Boost power, hitting balls and blowing stuff up in Boom Ball: Boost Edition feels very physical and satisfying.”
- Cheerful arcade action with manic multiball mayhem
- Intuitive Joy-Con motion controls
- Instant two-player fun
- Can also be played anywhere with the touch screen
- 50 scenic levels plus 10 bonus levels with extra challenge
- Boost power: Time your boosts perfectly for more speed and explosions
- HD rumble support
- Turbo Mode for the ultimate reaction challenge
- Supports TV mode, tabletop mode and handheld mode