Rhino Hero returns to do Super Battle – and this time he’s got some friends

24 January 2017
pic3355178_lg-15739.jpg Rhino Hero: Super Battle
Redesign of stacking title adds combat mechanic between titular hero and Giraffe Boy, Big E. and Batguin

Climbing-obsessed zoological crusader Rhino Hero is back in business with a follow-up to the charming 3D game of stacking cards.

Rhino Hero: Super Battle adds three new anthropomorphic superheroes to the mix, including the hilariously-titled Giraffe Boy, Big E. and Batguin.

As in the original game (which is sometimes called Super Rhino here in the UK), the four fighters will climb a tower constructed by players out of wall and roof cards, with the aim being to keep the tower as stable as possible while placing the animal tokens.

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Rhino Hero, Giraffe Boy, Big E. and Batguin will squabble among themselves, trying to knock their rivals off the tower and – according to publisher HABA’s description (via BoardGameGeek) – avoid spider monkeys while scaling the skyscraper. Which frankly sounds terrifying.

Rhino Hero: Super Battle is out in Germany during the first half of the year, followed by a US release in the latter half – suggesting that a UK launch will be towards the end of 2017.


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