Today sees the launch of Switch's latest highly-anticipated RPG Eastward, and Nintendo's dropped a handy launch trailer to give us one more look at what it's all about.
A charming-looking single-player RPG, Eastward has you following protagonists John and Sam in an "emotional journey across a world falling to ruin." As you can see from the trailer, the game's set in a highly detailed pixel art world full of monsters, distant cities, and a quirky cast of characters. Here's the official synopsis:
Set in the near-future, society is on the brink, and the human population is at an all-time low. A deadly toxic presence has spread across the land, destroying and devouring everything in its path. Escape the tyrannical clutches of a subterranean society and join Eastward’s unlikely duo on an exciting adventure to the land above! Discover beautiful yet bizarre settlements and make new friends as you travel across the world by rail.
The game appears to have caught the attention of a fair few of you lovely Nintendo Life readers, so if you're thinking about picking it up, rest assured we'll have a review for you in the near future. If you're ready to jump in regardless of our verdict, you'll find the game waiting for you on the eShop for £21.99 / $24.99 / €24.99.
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