2001-released hack-and-slash action adventure game Blade of Darkness now available for Switch

Blade of Darkness, which first launched for PC on February 21, 2001, is now available for Switch by way of Nintendo eShop by way of writer QubicGames. While it will likely be commonly priced at $14.99, it’s at present available at a launch low cost value of $8.99.

Here is an summary of the game, by way of QubicGames:


A grim new menace looms over The Central Kingdoms. The borders protected by the fierce King’s Knights are now not safe. The fearsome orc clans, extra quite a few than ever, lurk on all roads. The proud nomadic peoples of the steppes are on the alert, for unusual beasts prowl the darkness. Not even the stout dwarves, hidden of their underground palaces, appear protected from menace – from the unknown tunnels of its mines, a foul military of hideous creatures advances inexorably.

Chaos seizes the world. Only the reminiscence of the oldest recollects the exploits of a hero and some warriors, who in different occasions fought in opposition to the forces of Chaos. Ianna, the mom of all dwelling beings, gave the hero a strong sword to enter the abyss and defeat evil. But that occurred a very long time in the past. A brand new hero is required, a selected one who’s worthy to wield the Sword and destroy the enemy… this time perpetually.

Key Features

  • Four Playable Characters – Pick your Champion of Ianna—Tukaram, the Barbarian; Naglfar, the Dwarf; Sargon, the Knight; or Zoe, the Amazon—every with distinctive strengths, weaknesses, and combating expertise, as you hack ‘n slash your manner via a blood-drenched quest to save lots of the world from the forces of Chaos.
  • Bloody and Gory Combat – Learn devastating combo assaults and use them to slice your opponents into items. Hack off your enemies’ limbs, then use them as weapons!
  • A Detailed and Dark Fantasy World – Battle orcs, trolls, golems, demons, skeletons, and scores of malevolent enemy creatures as you discover treacherous tombs, frozen fortresses, demon spires, deserts, temples, and palaces.
  • Interactive Environments – Destroy in-game objects with fireplace or your fists as you clear up puzzles and disarm traps that mix physics, hydraulic methods, and deadly traps!
  • Re-Release of a True Genre-Defining Game – We are completely satisfied to carry Blade of Darkness again to life, an everlasting basic that, on the time of its launch, impressed many video games within the action-adventure style via its method to fight.

Blade of Darkness can also be available for PC by way of Steam and GOG.

Watch the Switch launch trailer beneath.

Switch Launch Trailer

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