Retro-style RPG Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms gets physical for Nintendo Switch


Pre-orders open with Playasia on October 27th!

Today we are proud to announce that retro RPG Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms will receive physical release for Nintendo Switch, with pre-orders starting later this week.

Inspired by classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms, this new RPG combines Chinese history and mythology presented in old-school pixel art style. Players will be able to recruit more than 120 generals in their army and rewrite legend in a “what if…” scenario spanning an epic single-player narrative adventure, all set to an original soundtrack by renowned composer BUNBUN, known for his work on Capcom classics like Mega Man 3, Breath of Fire, Final Fight 2 and more.

Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms is originally developed by independent Japanese studio UNICO and will be published in physical release by Eastasiasoft Limited. Pre-orders open with online retail partner Playasia at 11pm Hong Kong time (11am ET / 4pm UK) this Thursday, October 27th. Only 2000 Limited Editions will be produced and include the game, manual, soundtrack CD and numbered certificate in a collector’s box at US$39.99 plus shipping. Standard copies will also be available as an open pre-order at US$29.99 each. Shipping is expected to begin in January 2023.

About Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms

A legend comes to life in retro pixel art style with Twin Blades of the Three Kingdoms, a fresh new take on classical Chinese literature that blends history with rich fantasy themes. From the Yellow Turban Rebellion to the Battle of Red Cliffs, follow Xu Shu as he is guided by a special sword, and take command of grid-based battles that offer the immediacy of a traditional RPG mixed with the depth of a strategy epic.

Meet and recruit more than 120 generals depicted with beautiful hand-drawn illustrations, form a unique party using your favorite characters and explore diverse landscapes as the story unfolds. Overcome enemy forces in turn-based combat and face menacing bosses, all set to an atmospheric 8-bit soundtrack by renowned composer BUNBUN!

Key Features:

  • Immerse yourself in a tale inspired by classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms!
  • Engage in turn-based combat that adds tactical depth to every encounter.
  • Create a party from more than 120 generals, each with unique skills and illustrations!
  • Discover a vibrant world that blends Chinese history with fantastical legends.
  • Enjoy old-school pixel art presentation and an original chiptune soundtrack by BUNBUN!

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