When it was announced that Destroy All Humans is getting a remake A decade and a half after the fact, fans were overjoyed to return to Crypto’s shoes as he caused all manner of havoc for poor and unsuspecting earthlings. Unfortunately for Nintendo Switch owners, publisher THQ Nordic and developer Black Forest Games have passed this platform with the 2020 release. However, the team is fixing this with a new 2021 release date announced for fans of the system. Nintendo hybrid. The Destroy All Humans remake arrives on Switch on June 29.
Originally developed by the now-defunct Pandemic Studios and released in 2005, Destroy All Humans has arrived on PlayStation 2 and Xbox. The game sees Crypto on a mission to harvest human brain rods, taking him on an adventure across the United States, including fictional cities in the Midwest, California, the East Coast, and more. You even travel to a parody version of Area 51. Humor combined with over-the-top action to create a cult classic that fans were thrilled to relive 15 years later.
You can see the trailer for the Nintendo Switch announcement below.
While the original Destroy All Humans garnered strong reviews, receiving an 8 out of 10 rating in our original review, the remake didn’t perform as well. In his 6 out of 10 reviews Of the 2020 release, Joe Juba said, “Black Forest Games has created a more aesthetic version of a 15-year-old game, and this remake is a success in that regard. But if Destroy All Humans is worth revisiting, it’s a whole different matter. “
Recently, gamers were treated to several re-releases of games from the PlayStation 2 and Xbox era. In addition to Destroy All Humans, we’ve seen recent announcements of fan-favorite games and classic cult games like Stubbs the zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse and Star Wars: Republic Commando. With the generation that grew up with these games now into adulthood, it’s likely we’ll continue to see these nostalgia-fueled titles make the leap to modern platforms.
If you’re hoping to enjoy the chaos of Destroy All Humans on your Switch, you can do so starting June 29. If you missed last year and don’t want to wait until this summer to dive in, Destroy All Humans is currently available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Stadia, and PC.