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:
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
This post was written by Solid Jack