The new Dillon's Rolling Western will make a furry out of you

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The series ain’t dead yet

Early in the life of the Nintendo 3DS, we saw a few original games from Nintendo 2nd party developers pop up in the eShop. Games like Sakura Samurai, Freakyforms: Your Creations, Alive!, Pushmo, and Dillon’s Rolling Western. Of those, Pushmowas the most well received and has gone on to be a franchise of its own. Dillionsaw a sequel to its 2012 original, but it’s been quiet ever since. In fact, I thought The Last Rangerwas the last we were ever going to see and hear of the rolling armadillo.

The Japanese Nintendo Direct today proved me wrong.

Dillon’s Rolling Western: The Dead Heat Breakerslooks like a Mad Max inspired take on the franchise that seesDillion battling on the open roads of a wasteland. Along for the ride is a Mii, perhaps your Mii if you should fancy it, that is transformed into a wolf but really just looks like a furry.

I will admit, I like the Dillonseries even if I don’t think it’s spectacular, so any new entry is alright with me. The Dead Heat Breakerswill launch in Japan in 2018 and hopefully, a western release follows not long after.