Pokemon Dev's Xbox One/PS4/PC Elephant Game Gets Release Date
Tembo the Badass Elephant stampedes to consoles and PC later this month.
Tembo the Badass Elephant, a 2D sidescrolling game from Sega and Pokemon developer Game Freak, now has a release date. Sega announced today that the game, in which you play as a "peanut chompin', villain stompin'" elephant named Tembo, will launch for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on July 21.
The game will sell for $15 across all platforms, but you'll have a chance to get it for less. Steam users who preorder before July 21 will save 10 percent, while Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus members can enjoy a similar 10 percent "launch discount," though the parameters of this deal are unclear.
We've followed up with Sega to find out.
Tembo the Badbass Elephant features 18 levels, each replete with tongue-in-cheek humor and references to '80s action movies. "It's seven-and-a-half tons of fun," Sega said in a press release.
"We don't think there's a single game out there with a better name and hope that consumers will stampede the digital marketplaces in order to get their hands on this mammoth adventure," Sega executive John Clark said in a statement.
For a closer look at Tembo the Badass Elephant, check out some images in the gallery below.
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