German based publisher First Press Games has released details for their third limited edition Switch release Castle Of Heart.
Developed by 7Levels, Castle Of Heart is a 2.5D platformer focused on exploration and combat. For a better idea of what the game is like, you can watch the Switch trailer below:
Castle of Heart is a 2.5D platformer with strong focus on level exploration and combat. It’s development team of 7Levels consists of experienced team members, previously assigned to various AAA titles of big development studios in their career. And it definitely shows in the quality of game design and presentation of this game. Castle of Heart has a large variety of level settings, features creative level-design and loads of unique game play-elements that get added one by one as the player dives deeper into the game. A decent level of challenge, lots of hidden secrets and over 10 hours of playtime will keep you busy with this great Nintendo Switch-exclusive for a while!
As a side-note, the game was originally criticized for it’s difficult controls upon release, but this and more got fixed in a big patch shortly after that. Our release will be DLC-free and include all the improvements – and even better – We’ll get new D-pad controls added to our version, which are often preferred among 2D gaming-fans!
The atmospheric soundtrack will warp your mind straight into the medieval setting of Castle of Heart. And as usual, we have a high quality-soundtrack on CD prepared for you, available separately and with the Collector’s Edition of the release!
Furthermore, the CE will feature an awesome Castle of Heart-branded pouch for your Nintendo Switch console – simply read on to learn more details…
As for the limited editions, First Press Games has announced a Regular Edition, as well as a Collector’s Edition. Details of both can be found below:
The Regular Edition represents the base game and features everything you could possibly want from a well-done physical game release.
A 40 page in-depth game manual, a dedicated cover design with interior art, as well as a beautiful slipcase and a collectible coin as a bonus leave little to be desired for gamers, who prefer to own their games as physical versions.
Limited to 3000 copies
cover with interior art
40 pages in-depth manual
silver-colored coin (numbered)
Our third Collector’s Edition is here to deliver the goods.
Castle of heart once again comes in our signature Collector’s Edition box with measurements of 32cm height and 24cm width and is filled to the brink with amazing merchandise!
This time, the special insert will be a grey-brown high-quality pouch for your Nintendo Switch, made from durable felt and holding up to five Switch games in place for comfortable transportation and rocking a Castle of Heart-branding.
The great soundtrack is also included in the usual Japanese premium jewel case, as well as a double-sided poster with keyart and a clear file with a bunch of surprise inserts related to Castle of Heart!
Limited to 1500 copies
premium box with item tray
gold-colored coin (numbered)
double sided DIN A2 poster
clearfile with surprise insert
cover with interior art
40 page in-depth manual
original game soundtrack
12,4mm premium jewel case
spine card (OBI-style)
12 pages booklet
Nintendo Switch Pouch:
holds the console and offers compartments for 5 game carts
durable and thick felt pouch that keeps your console safe from impacts
measures about 25.5 x 12 x 3.5 cm with the console inside
First Press Games will also be releasing a physical version of the game’s soundtrack, which can be ordered separately:
For our third release, we will offer a dedicated soundtrack release as well! The music of Castle of Heart is especially for those that enjoy great acoustic music. The score carries a great athmosphere and really makes you feel like right in the medieval setting of the game. Each of the 10 long compositions define their own unique setting. The soundtrack is exclusively available from our store in small quantities!*
Featuring a premium jewel case and a spine card, which is usually only found with Japanese releases, the soundtrack comes with a dedicated design and holds a booklet of 12 pages, including an interview with the composer and other interesting liner notes about the soundtrack.
*This product is also featured in the Collector’s Edition of the game.
Limited to 350 single copies
premium jewel case
spine card (OBI)
12 page booklet
CD with 10 Tracks
Pre-orders for the game will go live this weekend at 4 PM CEST on Saturday, 14th of September 2019. The products themselves are set to launch sometime in November. Pre-orders will have a number of restrictions in place, and the full details can be found below:
Restrictions against mass purchase will be in place: The Regular Edition and soundtracks will each be limited to 3 copies per customer, the Collector’s Edtion to only 2 per customer.
Our product listings on the website will go online with the public announcement on Friday, but preorders will not be open at that point. And no worries about missing your preorder: We’ll send another reminder via e-Mail.
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