Vigil: The Longest Night announced

Vigil: The Longest Night announced

At Taipei Game Show 2019, Glass Heart Games announced Vigil: The Longest Night is heading to Nintendo Switch.


About Vigil: The Longest Night

Vigil: The Longest Night is a 2D action game similar to Bloodborne and Salt and Sanctuary.

Brutal Combat and Cosmic Horror

Vigil: The Longest Night is a 2D action platformer with precise, technical combat and a strong narrative. Inspired by Salt and Sanctuary and Castlevania, Vigil: The Longest Night aims to challenge players with its difficulty while compelling them with a tale of eldritch horror.

Follow Leila on her quest to save her hometown from the creeping evil infesting the surrounding countryside. Navigate a world that wanders between dream and reality, sanity and madness, and uncover the secret of the longest night and the monstrous entities invading their world.

Game Features

  • Experiment with 4 types of weapon and multiple varieties of each type.
  • A number of unique items to suit how you play
  • A fusion of Lovecraftian prose and Taiwanese culture
  • Complex Skill Tree to create the ultimate warrior of light.
  • Unique art style inspired by the art of Chinese Paper Cutting
  • Brutal Enemies with multiple methods of attack and surprising attacks
  • Explore dank caves, abandoned villages, and haunted forests
  • Meet the residents of Leila’s hometown as they struggle in world of maddening darkness
  • Battle a host of hideous bosses from the depths of your nightmares
  • Multiple endings to unravel
  • Music by the talented Jouni Valjakka of popular band Whispered/

Release date?

The Nintendo Switch version is currently planned for release, but there’s been no official word on a concrete release date at this time. It’s expected to launch around or after the Japanese localization is complete for the Steam version which now seems to be around Q3/Q4 2019.