Sword of the Guardian

System: Nintendo Switch Release date: 24/11/2018

Introduction

Did you enjoy playing arcade games with your childhood friends in the past? Paying homage to the popular side-scrolling arcade games from the 80s and 90s, the Sword of the Guardian is an amazing retro beat’em up game for you and your fellas to indulge in an incredible adventure.

Setting in the medieval times, the Swordsman, accompanied by the Monk and the Dwarf, is taking on an epic journey and fighting against the villains to protect their people. You can now be the heroes in the battles, against a variety of intriguing enemies as you move up to each level, including troops of armies, assassins, wizards, bombers, butchers, skeletons and spirits and so on. Prepare to be captivated by the spectacular 3D backgrounds and immersive background music and sound effects as you venture through the forests, villages, dungeons and castles.

The Sword of the Guardian offers exhilarating game play experience by featuring command-based combo attacks (such as “↓ → + attack” and “↓ ↑ + attack”) customized for each character, immersive hit feeling and diverse actions such as throwing weapons and using magic.

Pick a character to fight! Unleash your power with the three distinctive characters of your choice. Whether it’s the Swordsman who fights for love, the Monk for wisdom or the Dwarf for power, you are guaranteed to experience a breathtaking gameplay as you perform the signature and powerful combo attacks. Compete with your friends on the number of cohesive hits in a flamboyant playing style.

Features

  • A co-op gameplay supporting three local players
  • Multiple endings and storyline
  • Retro arcade gameplay with exhilarating hit feeling
  • Three characters with distinctive features and fighting styles at your disposal
  • Command-based combo attacks and diverse actions such as throwing weapons and using magic to achieve endless fighting combinations
  • A creative range of weapons and magic to enhance cooperation between players, including physical daggers and bombs, magic power over ice and fire, and healing and protection spells
  • Spectacular 3D backgrounds, with variation on weather and lighting

About the developer

This game has been developed by a solo developer who has spent 4 years’ time on game design, graphics, programming and visual effect on his own.

What you need to know

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After you have completed the purchase, the content will be downloaded to the applicable system linked to your Nintendo Account, or your Nintendo Network ID in the case of Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems. This system must be updated to the latest system software and connected to the internet with automatic downloads enabled, and it must have enough storage to complete the download. Depending on the system/console/hardware model you own and your use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop. Please visit our Support section for more information.

Please make sure you have enough storage to complete the download.

The details of the offer are displayed based on the country settings of your Nintendo Account.

The Nintendo Account Agreement applies to the purchase of this content.

The use of an unauthorised device or software that enables technical modification of the Nintendo console or software may render this game unplayable.

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Content not playable before the release date: {{releaseDate}} . The payment is taken directly upon purchase.

Multiplayer requires one compatible controller per player. Additional controllers (sold separately) may be required.

Categories

Action, Arcade

Players

1 - 3

Publisher

Billy Chan Studio

Age rating

TBD

Nintendo Switch download software

System

Nintendo Switch

Release date

24/11/2018

Age rating

TBD

Controllers

  • Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Languages

English, Japanese, Chinese

Download size

8160.02 MB