Number of Players
Action, Adventure, Arcade
Release Date

Switch eShop

  • US 12th May 2022, $0.99
Official Site


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About The Game

The Rusty Sword: Vanguard Island is a short, top-down adventure game inspired by several 16-bit games you know and love. It features a small island overworld, a large non-linear dungeon, countless monsters to battle, classic art that takes you back through time, and nostalgic soundtrack. In the game, you venture on a quest to find the hidden Vanguard Relic.FEATURESNon-linear adventure structure with multiple ways to get to most places.Simple, intuitive controls.Tons of secrets and Easter eggs.Designed around single-player, but even more fun with two-player co-op.Nostalgic graphics and music inspired by many 16-bit classics.Several display options, including widescreen and classic aspect ratios.