Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, a beloved game released on the 3DS in 2013, is making a return to the gaming scene with stunning HD visuals on the Nintendo Switch. This exciting announcement was made during a recent Direct broadcast by Nintendo, building anticipation among fans. Now, the much-anticipated Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD has finally received an official rating from the ESRB and is set to launch on the hybrid system platform in Summer 2024.
According to the ESRB rating, Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD is suitable for players of all ages, receiving an ‘E’ for ‘everyone’. However, it is worth noting that the game contains “mild fantasy violence” as well as “in-game purchases”. As players assume the role of Luigi, their adventure involves retrieving mysterious artifacts while exploring haunted houses. Armed with a flashlight and vacuum pack, Luigi must suck up objects and capture ghosts. Some ghosts have the ability to punch Luigi, causing him to cry out, blink, and collapse to the ground. Additionally, players can shoot seeds at mice and launch cartoony bombs at enemy creatures in certain sequences.
One of the key features of Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD is the inclusion of online multiplayer mode. This addition to the Nintendo Switch version of the game will undoubtedly enhance the overall experience, allowing players to team up with friends and explore hauntingly beautiful environments together. With the prospect of cooperative gameplay, fans can look forward to collaborating with others in the ghost-catching adventures of Luigi.
It is interesting to note that while the former Mario voice actor, Charles Martinet, has stepped back from recording duties, his iconic voice will still be featured in this new HD version of Luigi’s Mansion 2. Martinet’s talent has been synonymous with the character of Mario for many years, and it is a comforting thought for fans to hear his voice accompany Luigi’s journey once again.
Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD on the Nintendo Switch promises to be an exciting and immersive adventure for players of all ages. With HD visuals, an engaging storyline, and the addition of online multiplayer mode, this game is poised to captivate fans old and new. Get ready to join Luigi as he overcomes his fears, retrieves mysterious artifacts, and captures mischievous ghosts in hauntingly beautiful environments. The release of Luigi’s Mansion 2 HD will undoubtedly bring joy and thrill to Nintendo Switch owners, and fans eagerly await its arrival in Summer 2024.