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8-bit action duo ‘Oniken & ‘Odallus: The Dark Call’ launching on Nintendo Switch on August 8th

Digital pre-orders now available on the Nintendo eShop!

For Immediate Release

Hong Kong - August 1, 2019 – Eastasiasoft Limited, the independent developer and publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that the retro-inspired action platformers ‘Oniken’ and ‘Odallus: The Dark Call’ for Nintendo Switch will launch in Japan on August 8th. Both titles are now available for digital pre-order on the Nintendo eShop. PlayStation®4 versions of both games are also planned and expected to launch in Q4/2019.

‘Oniken’ and ‘Odallus: The Dark Call’ both feature stunning maps to explore, multiple unique enemy types, fast-paced action gameplay, and smooth controls. Since their original PC releases, both games have been critically acclaimed for their relentless challenge and faithful homage to classic gameplay.

Watch the latest trailers (Japanese):

Odallus is priced at ¥980 (incl. tax), while Odallus: The Dark Call is available at ¥1280 (incl. tax). Both games are fully localized in Japanese, Korean and Traditional Chinese.

Further information can be found in the following online press kits:

Nintendo eShop (Japan):

About Odallus: The Dark Call:

As darkness spreads, one hero rises up!

Odallus: The Dark Call is an exploration and action game, as well as a loving homage to 8-bit genre classics. You will play as Haggis – a battle-weary warrior who must wield his sword once more to rescue his son from Darkness.

Borrowing from many elements of the popular Metroid-vania genre, Odallus tasks players to explore the exciting atmosphere created by well-crafted levels, bosses, and enemy types.


  • 8 levels open to exploration
  • Huge bosses
  • Sharp controls
  • Rad 8-bit graphics
  • Thrilling atmosphere
  • 8+ hours of gameplay
  • 50+ enemy types
  • Veteran Mode

About Oniken:

A lone Warrior against futuristic evil!

Oniken takes place in a post-apocalyptic future controlled by a sinister corporation, where the ninja mercenary Zaku is the last hope for humanity! Inspired by the demanding gameplay of 8-bit action/platformers, Oniken pits your agility and swordplay against a gauntlet of enemies, traps, and challenging bosses.


  • 8-bit retro inspired pixel art and music
  • 6 difficult missions, plus additional bonus stages
  • Battle 18+ bosses in the campaign or Boss Rush mode
  • Single-life Hardcore Mode for a true challenge
  • Beautiful cinematic cutscenes

About eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Rainbow Skies, Sword & Fairy 6, Ghost Blade HD, Reverie, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.]

For media queries, contact eastasiasoft public relations at press@eastasiasoft.com or via Twitter at @eastasiasoft.

Odallus: The Dark Call
Press kit
Fact Sheet
PS4, Switch
Switch: August 2019 / PS4: March 2020
Action, Metroidvania
English, Japanese, Korean, Trad. Chinese
JoyMasher, Digerati

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