Sword of Elpisia

The latest Switch RPG from Exe-Create and Kemco, Sword of Elpisia launches on Nintendo's platform next month.

It'll launch on 10th February, but eShop pre-orders offering 10% off its usual $14.99 asking price are now live. It's a fantasy JRPG starring a girl who finds herself turned into a magic sword and, if you've played Kemco-published RPGs before, you probably already know what to expect from its gameplay. Here's the official description:

In Terra, a world whose civilization developed thanks to magic tools, there are frequent cases of people being turned into magic swords. Alice, a girl who is traveling with Aldo, the main character, chooses to become a sword to rescue her friends. Will their journey and encounters lead them to a predetermined fate?

Throw yourself into the beautiful, complex turn-based battles, using magic swords with up to three weapons set! The overwhelming charm of pixelated graphics surround your entire world and adventure in a unique fantasy JRPG. Not to mention all the necessary elements from treasure hunting, quests, pet buddies to almost-infinite level caps!

Let us know if you'll be giving this one a go in the comments, and feel free to browse our list of the best RPGs on Nintendo Switch if you're looking for something special.