Goken coming to Switch on March 28 in Japan

September 2017-released RPG gets console port.

Goken

Gianty will release a Switch version of its action RPG Goken via the Nintendo eShop on March 28 in Japan for 980 yen, the developer announced.

Goken first launched for PC worldwide in September 2017. Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

About

Goken seeks to bring back everything that was right about gaming in an action packed open world environment in the form of the good old Action RPG genre and have the old school gamers tremble in nostalgia.

Scenario

Long ago, when gods lived amongst people…

There lived a swordsman who was given five swords forged by god himself.

Using these swords, the swordsman brought peace and order to the world.

People called the swordsman, “Wielder of the Five Swords”…

One day, during a fete to praise the gods, the blades of the swordsman turn against the gods for reasons unknown.

One of the gods, Ozone, furious with all his powers, sealed the swordsman away at the top of a mountain now known as Swords Peak.

This tale begins 5,000 years after the battle between the two, near a the small village of Cardina.

Game Overview

  • Seamless open-world game mechanics – While the game features a rather old school “quarter view” mechanic, the map transitions and event scenes, even the combat is all seamless as can be to enhance the overall gaming experience.
  • Real time strategic action battle system – Utilizing two primary attack buttons, users can assign different weapons to each button to create a unique combo that fits the users need as they go. Monsters, bosses and stage gimmicks can require a specific type of weapon at times creating opportunities for users to strategize their best route of approach.
  • Customizable Tattoo system – Utilizing “tattoos”, users are given specific points upon leveling to get the protagonist inked as a form of powering up so it could be built to one’s own. Raising MAX HP and Stamina, learning new and special moves are just a few of many ways players are able to customize their character depending on their play style.

Watch a trailer for the PC version below.

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