Set in the land of Engard, you play as the game’s hero Airoheart who sets out to stop his brother’s diabolical plan to use the power of the Draoidh Stone to unleash an ancient evil that has been sealed for generations and trigger a war. It is up to you to prevent that from happening.
The developer describes their game as “an ode to the deep and emotional storytelling of the Final Fantasy series, whilst also adopting the style and charm of early classics from The Legend of Zelda series.”
The publisher has outlined the game’s key features as below:
- Engage in real-time combat: Fight your way through dangerous monsters in real-time combat. Plant bombs, cast spells, drink potions, and overcome the dangers of Engard.
- Journey through an enchanting open world: Discover a beautifully handcrafted retro-inspired pixel art world featuring an overhead perspective that will take you back in time. Immerse yourself in a vast and captivating world bursting with life and unique characters.
- Conquer dungeons and solve puzzles: Acquire weapons and armor, and learn magical abilities to overcome complex puzzles and unlock new areas to explore. Navigate your way through murky dungeons and watch out for deadly traps and vicious enemies.
- Embark on a quest to save the world: Unravel a tale of betrayal, tragedy and redemption piece by piece. Embark on an adventure to stop your brother from unleashing an ancient evil.
Airoheart will release at retail and digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide on 30th September 2022.