Obscure ’90s Mascot Platformer ‘Aero The Acro-Bat’ Makes Surprise Return

Coming to Switch in August.

It seems like we’re in the age of weird, oft-forgotten platforming mascots making a return. We say that because today, Ratalaika Games announced that “the bat is back!” No, not that bat — Aero the Acro-Bat. The circus performer will be making his grand return on Switch (and all other consoles) on 2nd August 2024.

Originally developed by Iguana Entertainment (later Acclaim Studios Austin) and released on the SNES and Sega Genesis / Mega Drive in 1993, Aero the Acro-Bat stars the titular bat on an adventure to rescue his girlfriend Ariel. Edgar Ektor is trying to ruin the circus — and all amusements as we know it — and our acrobatic bat has to put a stop to his misdeeds. The game also came to GBA in 2002.

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