Bandai Namco has announced Mr. DRILLER DrillLand for Switch and PC (Steam). It will launch digitally worldwide on June 25. In Japan, where it is called Mr. Driller Encore, a physical edition will also be available for Switch for 3,520 yen.
Mr. DRILLER DrillLand first launched for GameCube in December 2002 in Japan. This new version marks its first ever release in the west.
Here is an overview of the game, via Nintendo.com:
The popular action puzzle game Mr. DRILLER DrillLand makes its western debut on Switch and PC! You’re invited to a secret amusement park known as “DrillLand”—500 meters underground! Explore and conquer the five “attractions” with simple, yet exciting, gameplay that guests of all ages can enjoy!
- Mr. Driller returns! – The first Mr. Driller game for the Nintendo Switch featuring updated graphics and high-definition cutscenes!
- Dig your way to victory! – Each of the five attractions in DrillLand features their own set of unique gameplay rules. Can you dig your way through each attraction and defeat the final boss?!
- Competitive multiplayer modes! – Play with up to 4 players on one console—race to the finish or battle it out in “Free-for-All” or “Pairs”!
- Take it easy! – All new “Casual Mode” for those who want to enjoy digging through DrillLand at a leisurely pace!
Watch the announcement trailer below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.