Kitsune Zero, the prequel to Kitsune Tails, the platformer styled after beloved classics and steeped in Japanese mythology while featuring diverse relationships, comes to life on Steam today, available as DLC for Super Bernie World, the electoral activism platformer downloaded by more than 350,000 voters at the ballot box.
Journey through a new story created by developer Kitsune Games (MidBoss, Ultra Hat Dimension, Super Bernie World) in collaboration with publisher MidBoss™ (2064: Read Only Memories). Experience the original four worlds of Super Bernie World, now setin the Kitsune Tails universe.
Run and jump as fox-spirit Yumi across eight new worlds exclusive to the DLC. Dodge high speed enemy attacks from the Edo soldiers in an all new hard mode made to challenge speedrunners and platformer enjoyersalike. Collect powerups fueling Yumi’s abilities to grow in size, throw striking fireballs, and become indestructible for a temporary amount of time.
Come across ghostlike creatures inspired by Japanese folklore hidden throughout each world and their secret bonus world. Hop, dash, and stomp on opponents throughout this homage to early eight-bit platformers in a newly designed quality of life experience featuring jump buffering and continuing from any stage. Bop along to catchy tunes perfectly paired alongside each level’s graphics.
Discover 24 new levels in this expansion filled with new story sequences narrated by Sean Chiplock, whose credits include The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Genshin Impact, Spider-Man in Marvel’s Avengers, and plenty more beloved anime and video game titles. Kitsune Zero’s voice cast also includes Michele Knotz, the voice of Misty, May, and Jessie from the English dub of the Pokemon anime.
The Kitsune Zero paid DLC will be available free of cost to users with verified speedruns of Super Bernie World prior to Kitsune Zero’s release. To claim a key to the DLC as a free expansion, please request a Kitsune Zero key from the moderator Chounard. “We’re very excited to bring two universes we love dearly together,” said Eniko Fox, co-founder, Kitsune Games. “With Kitsune Tails on the horizon and Super Bernie World remembered fondly, it’s been exciting to combine the old with the new!”
Kitsune Zero is available now for $4.99 USD as paid downloadable content for Super Bernie World on Steam and standalone on itch.io. Kitsune Tails will release in 2023 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and 4, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, and Windows PC and Linux via Steam and itch.io.
Kitsune Zero Trailer