Mad Rat Dead stars Mad Rat, a distraught rat out for revenge on the person who toyed with his life in various experiments, all of them ending in death. Now, he’s finally got a chance to get back at the doctor who used him and his rat peers! His second chance at life was offered by a mysterious women who turns out to be a literal god. However, picking up a revivification pact from a god draws in its own catches and fine prints. Mad Rat only has one day to exact out his vengeance in this charming, new Crypt of the Necrodancer-like title! (Though, a rewind function is present if someone needs assistance.)
NIS was drip-feeding us information teasing on a new game in Japan throughout June 2020, starting with footage of a hamster in its wheel and moving onto a site with an image of a rat being experimented on. And now, finally, the secret has been revealed! Mad Rat Dead will be available on both the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 worldwide, with it showing up in Japan on October 29th, 2020, and released the following day in North America and Europe on October 30th, 2020.
And of course, a Mad Rat Dead Limited Edition has also been announced. Nabbing it will come with a Dead Beats cassette, a digital copy of the soundtrack, and a digital art book.
Mad Rat Dead will come to the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 in Japan on October 29, 2020, in North America and Europe on October 30, 2020, and in Oceania on November 6, 2020.