renegadeArc System Works and Million are remaking the arcade classic Renegade for Nintendo 3DS under the name Hot Blooded Tough Guy Kunio-Kun Special.

 

The game uses sprites instead of 3D models. While the game looks different from Renegade, a version of the arcade game with new Kunio-Kun graphics is on the cartridge. Hot Blooded Tough Guy Kunio-Kun Special also has a brand new story mode with RPG-like character growth elements. I suppose that makes this game mode more like River City Ransom.

 

Hot Blooded Tough Guy Kunio-Kun Special also has a multiplayer mission mode, four player battle royal, and a gallery mode covering the entire series.

 

Why remake Renegade now? It’s the 25th anniversary of the Kunio-Kun series. Hot Blooded Tough Guy Kunio-Kun is slated for release later this year in Japan.

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