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Pocky & Rocky Reshrined

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Genre: Shoot-'Em-Up
Publisher: Natsume
Developer: Tengo Project
Release Date: June 24, 2022

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'Pocky & Rocky Reshrined' Gets Release Date, Shows Off Gameplay - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on May 24, 2022 @ 12:17 p.m. PDT

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined is a multi-directional scrolling shooter in the classic 16-bit style with improved graphics, sound, and fun!

The adventures of Pocky and Rocky begin again! It's the third installment in the original shrine maiden shooting series. The new game is being developed by the original development team, Tengo Project.

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined is a sequel to the hugely popular Pocky & Rocky on the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) in the early 1990s, known in Japan as the action-shooting game series Kiki Kaikai, which first appeared as an arcade game from TAITO Corporation in 1986 and is being developed under license from TAITO Corporation. Pocky & Rocky Reshrined is the third installment in the original shrine maiden shooting series, being developed by the original development team, Tengo Project.

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined follows the adventures of a young Shinto shrine maiden named Pocky and her companion, Rocky the raccoon, as they attempt to save a group of creatures known as the Nopino Goblins. Gameplay takes place from a top-down perspective and features both single-player and cooperative modes.


Natsume and ININ Games, under license by TAITO, announced that Pocky & Rocky Reshrined for Nintendo Switch and PS4 is now available for pre-order in the United States, and will also soon be available for pre-order in Europe.

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined can be pre-ordered for the North America at Amazon and GameStop.

For European customers, Pocky & Rocky Reshrined can be preordered at ININ Games.

For eager collectors and fans of the beloved game series, there will also be a Limited Edition and a Collector's Edition by ININ games that is available for pre-order through Strictly Limited Games and Gamesrocket. The highly limited Collector's Edition will feature some exclusive special collectibles, like a Rocky plushie, the original soundtrack, an acrylic diorama, an amulet, a collector's coin, a poster and more!

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined (previously known as Pocky & Rocky 2021) is coming to Nintendo Switch and PS4 on June 24, 2022.


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