January 15, 2019 3:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Back in July of 2017, Abylight Studios brought the action platformer game Cursed Castilla to the Nintendo 3DS. There was some disappointment that a Switch release wasn’t announced, but a lot can change in five months.

A Switch release is on the cards after all and you won’t have to wait too long for it, since it launches January 24. The official announcement can be seen here:


Cursed Castilla for Switch

Don Ramiro is back! Cursed Castilla release date for Nintendo Switch is up!


BARCELONA – TUESDAY, JANUARY 15th, 2019 – A brave knight named Don Ramiro was summoned by the King of Castile, Alphonse VI, to free the kingdom of Tolomera del Rey from a dark and evil force… Now, continue the story on Nintendo Switch next January 24th, 2019 for just $13.99 / 13.99€ / 1700. As a launch present to you on the Nintendo eShop, there will be a 10% discount for pre-orders starting on January 17th.

Locomalito’s game received widespread critical acclaim upon release on Nintendo 3DS (Metacritic 85). Audiences have agreed Cursed Castilla is a “rewarding love letter to the classic action platformers of the coin-op industry’s golden years”, “a fantastic game that accurately recreates the brilliance of the 16-bit era with a killer soundtrack”, and “one of the best arcades of the market”.

Cursed Castilla for Nintendo Switch is packed with pure classic arcade action running at 60fps (docked and handheld), 4 different endings, 4 different view modes and full of nostalgia. Do you think this is all? Here you have more:

  • Explore Tolomera del Rey in depth through 8 game stages.
  • Fight against more than 48 types of enemies and 19 final bosses.
  • Brag about your combat skills with 16 unlockable achievements.
  • Learn about all the myths featured in the game with the illustrated bestiary as well.


If a great feat and becoming the most famed knight of the kingdom is something you would be interested in, jump in!


 Source: Abylight Studios PR

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This post was written by Jack Longman

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