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Konami Channels Track & Field With Upcoming Hyper Sports R

Do you remember mashing the A button in Track & Field on the NES? Well, get ready to shake those wrists, because you’ll get a workout with Hyper Sports R, releasing on the Nintendo Switch from Konami. We don’t have much information at the moment, but the trailer did pique our interest. It could be a fun couch competitive game.



HYPER SPORTS R, is a new sports simulation title, to arrive on the Nintendo Switch™. Compete in a variety of individual and team sports, and train a team to take on rivals as you race for a spot at the top.

In HYPER SPORTS R, players can choose from a variety of 20+ characters to build up and compete. Become the best competitor in a variety of different sports, which include track and field, beach volleyball and swimming.

HYPER SPORTS R will also feature several fun modes, a few of which include:

• Quick Play: Play with up to four friends for a quick gameplay experience.

• Campaign: Single-player mode; Build and train a team by completing various competitions and character story lines.

Compete with up to four players using Joy-Con™ for classic control, or opt for a more intuitive gameplay using motion controls during Quick Play mode.

Additional details, including more sports, modes, storyline and launch timing will be announced soon.


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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