Pre-orders open with Playasia on October 27th
Hong Kong – October 24, 2022 – Independent developer and publisher Eastasiasoft Limited today announced 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.
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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!
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 Xuan Yuan Sword 7, Empire of Angels IV, Seven Pirates H, Moero Crystal H, Trigger Witch, Rainbow Skies, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.
UNICO is an independent video game developer and publisher based in Japan. The company’s mission statement is to take advantage of the individual strengths of every team member to create experiences that also reflect that individuality. This is represented in the company name, as “UNICO” is Spanish for “unique” and serves as a constant reminder of the kind of games their team aims to produce.
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