A new Battletoads game is coming next year

Battletoads, the amphibian (not reptilian!) beat-em-up that debuted all the way back in 1991, will return in 2019 with a new game called... well, Battletoads. Revealed during Microsoft's E3 press event, the new game will feature 4K hand-drawn graphics, three-player couch co-op, and "body morphing genre mash-ups." 

Unfortunately, that's literally all we know about it at this point: Nothing of the actual game was shown in the teaser, including confirmation that it will be released for PC. I think it's a reasonably good bet though, given the "ecosystem" approach to Xbox, and so this is your official heads-up that it's happening, sometime in 2019. 

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.