Chorus Worldwide and Alfa System have announced that Sisters Royale, a vertically scrolling shoot ‘em up, will be launching on Switch in the west next year.

The game is inspired by the anime aesthetic of Castle of Shikigami and stars five sisters with unique magical powers. Just like Castle of Shikigami, Sisters Royale deploys power boost mechanics that allow players to gain scores by taking high risks, but features varying difficulty levels so that anyone can have fun regardless of experience. It'll also feature leaderboard support for those keen on being the very best.

Chorus Worldwide's Shintaro Kanaoya has shared the following in a press release:

“We’re super excited to be working with Alfa System to bring Sisters Royale to a global audience. The original Castle of Shikigami series is a beloved classic of the genre and having Alfa System come back to make a modern spiritual successor is thrilling. With its tongue-in-cheek storyline, gameplay and production values from a team at the height of their 30 years in the industry, we think Sisters Royale will appeal to shmup fans of all levels, as well manga and anime lovers around the world.”

The game is already available on Switch in Japan, but this new western release will arrive on 30th January 2020. Pre-orders are set to appear on the eShop starting on 19th December.

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