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The new fighting game with for Nintendo Switch has more similar with Street Fighter than it does Punch-Out. New IP is always exciting because it gives game developers a clean slate, and allows room for fresh ideas that may not be possible with established games.

Nintendo's launch trailer and all promotional materials have shown how Arms makes use of motion controls on the Joy-Con controller, but you don't actually need the Joy-Cons to play this game.

The Direct revealed the rest of the 10 character roster. Otus can fly around, but can't do much to fight, so he relies on the friends he can carry around with him and swap between rapidly using an item he gets early on in the game. The Nintendo Pro Controller will work just as well, as mentioned here.

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If you're interested in testing the game out before launch, Nintendo is doing two global "testpunch" weekends in North America.

The download size has been revealed for Switch exclusive, Arms Global Testpunch.

If your arm is the same weight as an opponent's, you can block each other's punches mid-swing. In addition, the team fight will be a 2 v 2 match and will be available in the Team-based mode. So you could don a heavy-hitting glove on your left hand for when you have the enemy cornered, but keep a glove on your right that can be used for ranged attacks so you can strike from a "safe" distance. Players will be knocking some explosive balls into their opponent's court.

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The single-player mode 1-on-100 is a time trial where you have to take down 100 enemies as fast as possible. Below is the list of mini-games of ARMS that you can play. But even if you don't get a new type of arm, the duplicate arm you get will be stronger than the original.

Arms has a few battle modes for skilled players. In addition, the new Local Wireless mode will let eight players connect their Nintendo Switch consoles together and battle in a three-player match.

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