Fossil Fighters Returns On Nintendo 3DS In 2014

By Sato . November 22, 2013 . 1:03pm

Some of you may remember the dinosaur collecting and battling RPG, Fossil Fighters, developed by Red Entertainment for Nintendo DS. This month’s issue of CoroCoro magazine reveals that the series will be making a return on Nintendo 3DS.


In Fossil Fighters: Champions, you played as a young boy who arrived on an island where dinosaur fossils could be dug up, then taken to a lab, where you then played a fossil cleaning mini-game in order to extract DNA to revive them. And after that? Well, you did what any other young boy would do with an unlimited supply of dinosaurs—you battled!


According to CoroCoro magazine, the new upcoming 3DS Fossil Fighters game will feature a new protagonist named Shura, and a variety of dinosaurs that can be used for battles. The fossil cleaning system will be in the game, as well; however, this time it appears as though there will be a variety of all-terrain vehicles you’ll be using to explore the lands in search of more fossils.


Fossil Fighters for 3DS is currently in development and slated for release in 2014.

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  • InfectedAI

    I found the fossil finding mechanics in this series interesting. I’d honestly be more interested if they focused on the archaeological aspects more and dropped the fighting. I have enough turn based fighters as is and the dinosaur theme is unappealing to me in that genre.

    But finding fossils, restoring them, and starting my own Jurassic Park? That sounds awesome.

  • I never played these games, but they did sound fun, so I’ll probably try and give this one a shot~.

    • Matenshi

      I recommend the second one, Fossil Fighters: Champions. Unlike the first game (and what this article says) you can actually play as a female character, and it has all of the vivosaurs from the original plus more.

      • Oh, cool! Thanks, I’m gonna try and hunt it down now~.

  • Mrgrgr and Unacceptable World

    Been a big follower for these series. and currently being crazy towards Metal Max 4 so the return of these franchise is probably the best thing i can ask.^_^

    GO T-REX^_^

  • riceisnice

    Of course, the female design is PINK and GIRLY.

    • biskmater

      That’s actually an NPC.

    • I was giggling to myself about how badly (gender) color-coded they were.

  • FivePointedTheStar

    Mon collecting? Dinosaurs?

    Whut. Why didn’t I know this game existed.

  • Rasputing

    I’ll be looking forward to this. I’ve played the first two games and enjoyed them.

  • E4439qv5

    All-terrain vehicles, eh? That sounds pretty vague.
    Eh, I don’t care. I’m just happy to hear this game is in the works. I’ve put off buying a Nintendo 3DS until I heard this news. Yes, I am that hardcore about this franchise.

  • TerrenceEncore Jones

    Patiently waiting for the new game. I hope the inclusion of vehicles means the world will be bigger. I cannot wait to see the bad guys this time around.

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