Previously, a South Korean ratings board teased at Switch port of 2D action-adventure Heroine Anthem Zero. Thanks to the Japanese Switch eShop, we can now confirm that the title is indeed making its way to the hybrid console.
Heroine Anthem Zero Episode 1 will be launching for Nintendo Switch on 23 May 2019, for 1,480 yen. The release will also include English, French, German, Korean, Chinese language support – so gamers around the world need not miss out!
Check out some previous trailers below, along with more story details.
“The story begins with the last Cataclysm, with the descendants of the Savior rebuilding the land around the World Tree, Terasyr. Thousands of years later, the Engora Dynasty grows into prosperity, with Fae and Human together resisting the encroaching advances of evil from the edges of the world, and deathly Longhorn Woods.
As fate brings Wanin the Forest Keeper and the wandering cat-girl Shama Kutami together, the entangling web of destinies unfolds. In a world unforgiven by God, their fight for survival unknowingly bears the weight and sins of thousands of generations hereafter.”
Immerse into the game with its beautiful soundtrack
Fantasy Japanese style side scroller
“Featuring well-known Voice Actors in various languages, including Yūsuke Kobayashi (The Heroic Legend of Arslan) and Tomoka Wakabayashi (The iDOLM@STER)
Exquisitely detailed 2D visuals, bring the world of Heroine Anthem Zero to life with its vibrant characters and stunning world setting.
A hauntingly beautiful soundtrack, following in the tradition of the Heroine Anthem series: famous composers (known for their work in RPG classics such as Chinese Paladin series), as well as Japanese composers new to the series, have joined forces to produce unforgettable music.
Weapons and skills — Character progression is closely tied to the weapon and items in Heroine Anthem Zero, switching weapons changes damage and other attributes, as well as attack motions. Weapons can also interact with the stage levels.
Explore carefully crafted side-scrolling maps and dungeons, solve interactive puzzles and discover hidden treasure locations for powerful items.”