A Rat’s Quest: The Way Back Home Coming To Nintendo Switch In 2021

HandyGames and Mexican studio The Dreamerians today announced that the action-adventure A Rat’s Quest: The Way Back Home is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2021.

About the game

A Rat’s Quest: The Way Back Home is Romeo and Juliet with a rat and a mouse. Mat, the Hero of the game is trying to find a way to his beloved Nat, a cute mouse kept as a pet. Together, they plan to escape to the outside. But his journey is full of dangers, one is – of course – “The Claw” …

In the role of a rat, you will encounter a giant’s world from the perspective of a very small hero. For you and me, it’s just opening a door. For a rat, it’s an adventure! Play hide and squeak with fearsome creatures and slash them with your shiny rivet or ‘fend them off with your sturdy button!


  • Moving Story: Experience a story about love, friendship and keeping promises in three acts.
  • Rat Mode: Climb, jump, crawl, slither and sneak like a rodent.
  • Hybrid Gameplay: Experience the narrowness in walls and under the floor by a switching perspective between 3D platforming, side-scrolling and top-down.
  • Full Immersion: Compasses are for humans. Make your own path! No mini-map, no waypoints… just your rodent survival instincts.
  • Tough as Nails: No armor, no ordinance drops. Use the world and your wits to overcome overwhelming danger.
  • A Rat’s Evolution: Gather gadgets and “add-ons” to survive the way back home…
  • Quests and Choices: Try different approaches when solving riddles and quests.

Check out the Rat’s Quest: The Way Back Home Teaser Trailer:


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