Always wanted a physical copy of retro arcade adventure Battle Axe on Nintendo Switch? Your chance is coming!
Limited Run Games revealed that it will be distributing physical editions of Battle Axe, on behalf of Numskull Games.
Standard edition copies will be available for $39.95 USD. Meanwhile, a $49.95 USD Badge Edition will include six pin badges and some alternate cover artwork.Open pre-orders will begin on 27 April 2021 (12 pm ET)
Just like other distributed titles, this release will not be a part of Limited Run Games’ numbered series – so missing out will not compromise on a complete Limited Run Games collection.
About Battle Axe
Battle Axe is an arcade top-down hack & slash featuring high-quality visuals created by veteran pixel artist Henk Nieborg, true to form game mechanics, and music from the legendary VGM composer Manami Matsumae – retro gamers rejoice!
For as long as you and your people can remember, your homeland of Mercia has been held in the tyrannical grip of “Etheldred”; a despotic sorceress in the distant icy wastelands to the north.
Every seven years she sends her armies south to handpick inhabitants from each township who will be subjected to a life of slavery, and they are never heard from again. A call is sent out to champions across the land pleading with them to put an end to her rule.
An elf, a wizard and a marauder answer the call. Join this band of heroes on their quest the vanquish evil from the land once and for all!
- Pixel art fun – an adventure for pixel art enthusiasts, with gorgeously designed characters and environments to enjoy with every frame
- Hack n’ slash adventure – familiar yet revitalised, thanks to new gameplay elements, improved controls and pixel perfect animations
- Enjoy a timeless melody – a superb soundtrack by legendary composer Manami Matsumae
- Solo or co-op – choose from three highly-detailed heroes to embark with on your quest, playing alone or with a friend in local co-op