Japanese developer MAGES has announced Ogre Tale for Nintendo Switch, an action title full of "Japanese-style swordplay".

Coming from the same team behind Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive, Ogre Tale blends its swordplay focus with 2D sprite-based beat-em-up action. You can get a taste of it all in the new trailer above; Mages says that the game boasts "intuitive controls" that make it nice and easy to get into.

Here's a feature list:

The Power of Three!
Choose between three Onigashima sisters (Ran, Hana, Yume) each with their own unique fighting style.

Here's a Story...
Our heroes must clear a wide range of stages and progress through the wacky, often 4th wall destroying story, to gain the strength to best their archnemesis, Momotaro.

Cooperative Multiplayer Mayhem
Up to three players at once can join the fray in this chaotic frenzy of a mode, wherein a number of enemies not seen anywhere else can be encountered.

Unlimited Power!
Level up and earn money to spend on powerful weapons and items that will teach you new skills and up your stats for the inevitable face-off against Momotaro!

Seiyuu, Say Me!
Fully voiced in Japanese!

The game's launching later this month on Steam, with Switch, PS4 and Xbox One release dates still to be announced. More details on the Switch release are expected to follow, but we do know that the game supports one-to-three players (although the story mode is single-player only).

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