Game Freak and Sega Team Up To Make a Game About Badass Elephants. No, really.

SEGA Game Freak Inc., have announced TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT for Xbox One,  PlayStation 4 and Windows PC as a digital download on each platform. Part Commando. All Elephant. TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT is a larger than life, 2D side-scrolling action adventure from the creative geniuses behind the Pokémon games, coming in Summer 2015.

Shell City is plunged into a state of emergency after coming under attack from the devastating forces of PHANTOM, led by a mysterious masked commander. Terrifying war machines, emblazoned with skulls, tear through the city leaving a trail of destruction in their wake! As the National Army struggle to contain PHANTOM, General Krenman sees the mammoth task at hand and calls upon the only thing that stands between Shell City’s obliteration and its salvation; the peanut chompin’, villain stompin’, PHANTOM romping BADASS Elephantidae…TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT!

Tembo Elephant streat

HRRAAANNHH!!!!!!!! (Is the last thing those PHANTOM goons will hear…)

Aided by his faithful avian companion Picolo, it’s up to TEMBO to jump, smash, punch, swing and butt stomp his way through the PHANTOM hordes as he aims to bring about the end of their tyrannical onslaught. Featuring 17 cleverly designed 2D side-scrolling levels, a whole host of deadly enemies and unique comic book style art, TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT is the heaviest action adventure of the year…weighing in at about seven and a half tons of fun.

“We’re delighted to be working with Game Freak to bring this heavyweight adventure to an audience we feel it will have relephants to,” said John Clark, the Senior Vice President of Commercial Publishing for SEGA Europe. “It’s a trunkful of fun and we think gamers are going to love it. Hopefully more than my rubbish elephant puns. ”

TEMBO THE BADASS ELEPHANT being developed by Game Freak Inc. and distributed by SEGA of America, Inc., SEGA Europe, Ltd and is due to launch in Summer 2015 as a digital download for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

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  1. Avatar of Squigly Squigly says:

    The cartoony graphics fit very nicely with the overall theme of the game. I’m definitely excited for this given that it’s under the Gamefreak studio name. Hope it won’t be too expensive!

  2. It’s cool, at least the premise is very interesting. I’m always up for good side scrollers and the art style is very appealing as well.

  3. Not sure if this is awesome or just ridiculous… I think I’m leaning towards awsome. It reminds me of SNES Donkey Kong when you’re riding the rhino. I’m also liking the cartoony, cutesy style.

  4. Avatar of fuzyon fuzyon says:

    Haha! This is definitely an awesome idea! I’m excited that Game Freak is working on it.
    The cartoonish designs fits very well and I think it’s gonna be a very popular title once it becomes available for users.

  5. Avatar of dano dano says:

    Totally awesome game. Some of the best action I’ve seen in gaming in a long time. This is definitely something I might want to have on my Tablet for hours of non-stop fun. I predict that this game if properly promoted will become a ‘very big’ hit.

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