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Defunct Brings Adventure Racing To Switch On September 13

Remember Rocket: Robot On Wheels for the Nintendo 64? Well, Defunct isn’t exactly the same thing, but you do roll around on a single wheel! This adventure racer is hitting Switch on September 13.




The indie adventure racing game Defunct is dashing to Nintendo Switch™! It will be available in the Nintendo eShop from September 13 and is available for pre-order now.

A perfect match

The Nintendo Switch™ is a perfect match for the fast, fun and family friendly Defunct. Switch players can easily start Defunct on the go, to quickly complete a level or set a new time record. The game offers a high replay value since the goal is to break the speed record. Players can get through the levels over and over in different ways, in an attempt to make it to the top of the leaderboards!


Incredible velocity

In Defunct, players take the role of a broken robot that accidentally falls out of a giant cargo ship onto a post-human Earth, now inhabited by robots. The robot has to hurry back to the ship before it’s too late. It is equipped with a “gravitize” engine, which allows players to gain momentum. By using this engine and a range of energy boosts found along the way, players can get maximum flow and speed and dash through different landscapes ranging from jungles to deserts.



  • Dash over the hills at maximum speed with the unique “gravitize” engine
  • Complete varied levels full of different climates, biomes and challenges
  • Compete for the best time in time trial mode (with 5 extra levels)
  • Unlock several different skins to customize the main character

Show off with special tricks you can unlock throughout the game.


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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