CastleStorm Arrives August 16 On Nintendo Switch
Zen Studios is bringing CastleStorm to the Switch next month. The game has been redesigned for Nintendo’s system and takes full advantage of HD Rumble as well! Check out the new trailer and the full details below:
Zen Studios is excited to announce that CastleStorm – its critically acclaimed super-genre mashup – is marching its way to Nintendo Switch on Thursday, August 16. CastleStorm takes full advantage of some of the console’s best features, such as HD Rumble, allowing you to feel the rage of the battle and the full force of incredible tower destructions in your hands.
Raze castles and conquer your rivals in CastleStorm on Switch. A super-genre mashup of 2D physics destruction mashed with a tower defense brawler, CastleStorm players are catapulted right into the heat of the battlefield, casting their swords against formidable foes like knights, soldiers, archers and even griffins in thrilling castle vs. castle combat. CastleStorm on Switch features the complete CastleStorm campaign along with two expansions From Outcast to Savior and The Warrior Queen.
Touch-screen controls allows players to swipe back and forth across the battle field, zoom in on demand for the intense action, or fire the ballista at will at oncoming hordes of enemies. These unique features combine for a fresh and unique CastleStorm experience. In addition to touch controls, CastleStorm includes Pro Controller support, and support for 2 Joy-Con play in split screen mode providing many ways to enjoy the game with the Nintendo Switch’s unique control options.
Online multiplayer options include Survival Co-op, allowing two players to team up and fight together, and the Last Stand Co-op mode puts two players together to outlast hordes of enemies. CastleStorm is running at 60 FPS in handheld mode and full 1080p in docked mode, allowing CastleStorm’s beautiful worlds and comedic story come to life on the go or at home.
For more information about CastleStorm on Nintendo Switch please visit www.castlestorm.com
Raze castles and conquer your rivals in CastleStorm on Nintendo Switch™! A super-genre mashup of 2D physics destruction mashed with a tower defense brawler, players are catapulted right into the heat of the battlefield, casting their swords against formidable foes like knights, soldiers, archers and even griffins in thrilling castle vs. castle combat!
NINTENDO SWITCH FEATURES
o HD Rumble – feel the rage of the battle and the full force of incredible tower destruction in the palm of your hand.
o Touch Screen Controls – swipe your way across the battlefield, zoom in on the intense action, or fire the ballista at will.
o Pro Controller Support and Support for 2 Joy-Con™ play – provides many ways to enjoy the game in split-screen mode.
o 60 FPS in handheld mode / 1080p in docked mode – allows CastleStorm’s beautiful worlds and comedic story come to life at home or on the go.
12 BEAUTIFUL ENVIRONMENTS AND A COMICAL STORY
Sir Gareth leads the Knights into battle against the raging Vikings to recover the stolen gem and bring peace to the realm. CastleStorm on Nintendo Switch features the full CastleStorm experience, including expansions From Outcast to Savior and The Warrior Queen.
o Online Multiplayer Survival Co-op: Two players team up to fight off the enemy together. One player controls the ballista, the other controls ground forces.
o Online Multiplayer Hero Survivor Co-op: Both players control a hero and fight off endless waves of enemies together.
CastleStorm features a tower construction editor that allows players to construct their own custom castles that will be used in battle, including online multiplayer battle. Castles must be constructed wisely, as choices determine which types of troops and resources will be available during battle.
THE WEAPONS OF WAR
Harness the power of medieval ballista weaponry, and launch an assortment of explosive weapons including Morningstars, Apple Grenades, Homing Eagles, and even flying sheep! Deploy a fearsome ground attack of swordsmen, knights, and donkey riders to protect your castles.
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