In an experience that has looked to focus on delivering “a wholesome, enjoyable experience built around the very concepts of friendship and helping each other,” you will have the chance to enjoy uninterrupted exploration and child-like whimsy in a story about heroes who learn to be better friends without ever losing their heart of gold.
You will be able to use toys and abilities to explore a giant play park across a lovingly crafted island, guiding Lil Gator to climb, swim, jump, glide and fling himself around as he makes new friends on his adventure – whether that be the Theatre Troupe kids, the Prep Schoolers or the Cool Kids who hang around in the Creaklands.
The publisher has outlined the game’s key features as below:
- The island is your playground: There’s a buddy atop every hill in this open-world, movement-focused adventure and they all seem to need help! Bop cardboard baddies, brave serene hills and forests, and scale sheer rocks that only a kid would dare!
- Joyful Exploration: Explore a lovingly crafted island full to the brim with areas to discover, friends to make and joy to be had. Each area of the island brings unique quests and characters to meet. Glide through the mountain tops and drop in on the Theatre Troupe kids, swing your stick sword through the forest with the Prep schoolers or find the ‘Cool Kids’ down in the Creaklands. With plenty more areas to discover, there’s no knowing who you might run into!
- Make Friends: The world is big when you’re a lil gator… Good thing it’s also full of friends! Make new friends and invite them to play in the island’s playground. Each new friend you make will add to your adventure, but making new friends isn’t always easy, You might have to complete a quest or two!
- Crafty Customization: Collect arts and crafts supplies all over the island! Use them to make yourself all kinds of goodies and bring the playground to life! Craft new abilities – use your ragdoll teddy to ragdoll lil gator from mountaintop to the valleys below! Skim pebbles into hard-to-reach cardboard baddies!
- Bop Baddies: A no-pressure adventure game! Lil Gator game focuses on adventure and play, don’t let a health bar hold you back from reaching your goal!
Lil Gator Game will release on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide on 14th December 2022.