WayForward Announces Rose & Camellia Collection

Five games’ worth of preposterous high-class slapfests are headed exclusively to Nintendo Switch!

High society is about to get a smackdown! In conjunction with Japanese developer NIGORO, we are excited to announce that we will be bringing Rose & Camellia Collection, the absurd one-on-one slap-fight anthology, exclusively to Nintendo Switch! Featuring five games, more than 30 characters, and all-new English voicework, Rose & Camellia Collection is scheduled to be published digitally in North America and Europe in late 2023 or early 2024. A trailer showcasing the ridiculous gameplay and gorgeous animated intro sequence (complete with vocal theme song) can be seen here!

Rose & Camellia Collection tells the tale of an over-the-top upper-crust inheritance battle spread across five games: Rose & Camellia, Rose & Camellia 2, crossover title Rose & Camellia vs. La-Mulana, and all-new entries Rose & Camellia 3 and 4 (debuting in this collection). As tensions and tempers rise amidst the division of family wealth and power, so do open hands, resulting in a series of ludicrous one-on-one slap battles between the all-female cast. Using either immersive Joy-Con motion controls or touch-screen swipes, you’ll smack some respect into your aristocratic adversaries by slapping, dodging, feinting, and countering until only one heiress is left standing.

Initially debuting in the early 2000s as a hit online Flash series, Rose & Camellia Collection marks the first time the saga will be available on a dedicated gaming console, providing the definitive versions of the included games by adding high-definition visuals, full English voiceovers (plus text in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Japanese), an anime-style opening, and two all-new vocal songs by frequent WayForward collaborator Cristina “Vee” Valenzuela. Complementing the single-player story mode, the collection also offers a new competitive two-player local versus mode, in which one player controls one of the heroines, and the other plays as one of the villains.

In addition to the digital version of the game available through the Nintendo Switch eShop, a glamorous physical version of Rose & Camellia Collection will be sold through publisher Limited Run Games; further details about the physical edition will be made on Limited Run’s channels in the future. For more information about Rose & Camellia Collection, please follow @wayforward on Twitter and Facebook, and for info about other WayForward titles, please check out the rest of wayforward.com!

Key Features:
•Five games in one: Rose & Camellia, Rose & Camellia 2, Rose & Camellia 3, Rose & Camellia 4, and Rose & Camellia vs. La-Mulana
•Make your mark on high society in a story of aristocratic absurdity!
•Reflex-based one-on-one battles: slap, dodge, feint, and counter your way to victory!
•Two different control methods: motion-based Joy-Con controls or touch-screen swipes!
•More than 30 characters, all with full English voiceovers!
•Two-player local versus mode! Give your friends the ultimate smackdown!
•Classy anime-style intro and vocal theme songs!

Name: Rose & Camellia Collection
Publisher: WayForward
Developer: NIGORO/WayForward
Release Date: TBD (late 2023/early 2024)
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
Players: 1 or 2
Price: TBD

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