Running Fable: fable-inspired racing game coming to Nintendo Switch on August 9th

Seashell Studio has announced that Running Fable, their racing game inspired by the Tortoise and the Hare fable (previously released on PC), is coming to Nintendo Switch on August 9th in Europe and North America (and August 10th in Japan, where it will have an English language option). It will offer cross-platform multiplayer with other platforms.

Here’s a trailer for the game:

And here’s a Singalong trailer:

Unlike regular racing games, Running Fables allows you to place various traps on the track before the race begins (and other players can’t see them before that). Going fast is still key to victory, but judicious trap placement is also pretty important… just make sure you do remember where you placed your traps so that you don’t fall in them yourself!

Here’s some more details and screenshots for the game:

Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled racing experience like no other. A fresh item placement mechanic in Running Fable enables the players to take the racing experience to new levels, as you can drastically change the racetrack by strategically placing obstacles and traps for your opponents. The game developers from Mexico, Seashell Studio, will soon release their thrilling online/offline multiplayer racing game for cross-platform gameplay.

Running Fable is a family friendly, party game for up to 10 players. Play online against other players, create a private room, or fill the empty spaces with bots – the more, the merrier.

  • Real time item placement – strategically set items and traps all over the map. The other players won’t be able to see your placements until the race starts! You can choose to place a trap in the land, water, air, or even beneath a bush, drastically changing the racetrack.
  • Race to the trophy – Run, jump, Dodge, fly, and hare your way up to the trophy!
  • Trophy Points + Trap Points = Round Score – Build up your total score by reaching the goal as fast as possible, or by placing your traps cunningly. A mix of both is the key to celebrating victoriously!
  • Customizable characters –  Up to 40 different customization options. Each player can dress up their characters with a great variety of hats, outfits, and taunt animations, even between each round within the online lobby! 

Running Fable (Switch – eShop) comes out on August 9th in North America and Europe, and August 10th in Japan.

Source: Seashell Studio PR (28/06/2023) / Seashell Studio PR (26/07/2023)


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