You can’t get more classic than the action platformer and today Polish indie dev, 7Levels, have confirmed that the Nintendo Switch exclusive title – Castle of Heart – will soon be arriving in the eShop.

Due for release on 23rd March 2018, Castle of Heart will be hitting audiences in Europe, North America, Mexico and Australia at a price of $14.99/€14.99/£13,49.

A classic action platformer, Castle of Heart will let players take control of a cursed knight who has been turned to stone by an evil sorcerer’s spell. Our brave hero must travel all the way from their petrified village to the dark ruler’s castle, mastering each of the levels along the way.

Castle of Heart offers beautiful and detailed 3D graphics with changing landscapes, weather conditions, and rich backgrounds. The game’s aesthetics and bestiary are in equal parts inspired by Slavic mythology, with some environmental details derived straight from famous, mystical locations in Poland, the developers’ home country, and the dark fantasy atmosphere of the best action platformer titles from the genre’s golden age. All of this makes Castle of Heart the perfect mix of classic influences and modern design, utilizing the spectrum of the Switch’s features, which will enchant both fans of the genre and newcomers alike.

Main features include:

  • A unique main character: a knight turned into stone who needs to keep fighting to avoid disintegrating
  • 20 completely different levels in 4 beautiful environments loosely inspired by real-life locations
  • Roughly 50 types of both short- and long-range weapons, allowing each gamer to find their own, individual combat style
  • HD Rumble support, further increasing players’ immersion
  • At least 7 hours of addictive, exciting gameplay
  • Epic boss fights at the end of every location
  • Breathtaking graphic design
  • Numerous power-ups that enrich the gameplay

Castle of Heart will launch exclusively on the Nintendo Switch on 23rd of March, 2018

Edit: If you fancy getting a taste of the action, a brand new gameplay trailer has just been released. 

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