Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection, a Kunio-kun Game Compilation, Announced for Modern Systems

September 20, 2017Written by Elizabeth Henges

Kunio kun the world classics collection

The Kunio-kun series, best known in the West for the games River City Ransom and Super Dodgeball, has a new compilation incoming to modern consoles. Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection will be making it to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC in Japan in 2018. There’s no announcement of a Western release yet.

Thanks to a translation from Gematsu, we know that The World Classics Collection will come with eleven Kunio-kun titles, as well as four bonus titles that were previously unreleased in Japan. Here is the game list:

  • Downtown Nekketsu Koushinkyoku
  • Nekketsu Koukou Dodge Ball Bu
  • Nekketsu Kakutou Densetsu
  • Nekketsu! Street Basket
  • Nekketsu Koukou Dodge Ball Bu: Soccer Hen
  • Bikkuri Nekketsu Shinkiroku: Harukanaru Kin Medal
  • Kunio-kun no Nekketsu Soccer League
  • Ike Ike! Nekketsu Hockey Bu
  • Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun
  • Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari
  • Kunio-kun no Jidaigeki da yo Zen’in Shuugou!
  • Bonus Title: Renegade
  • Bonus Title: Super Dodge Ball
  • Bonus Title: River City Ransom
  • Bonus Title: Crash ‘n the Boys Street Challenge

There’s an announcement trailer, as well:

The World Classic Collection will also have a few additional features, including online play (again, thanks to Gematsu):

Every title will have support for online play. By clearing missions in each title, you will be able to customize your avatar and game screen. There are also all sorts of of replayability elements.

Kunio-kun: The World Classics Collection will release in Japan in 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. We will keep you updated if there’s any upcoming localization news on this compilation!

[Source: Gematsu]