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SNK 40th Anniversary Collection: Crystalis Trailer

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection is coming to the Nintendo Switch on November 13, 2018 for $39.99. It will contain a host of classic games and one of them includes the NES version of Crystalis. This was a fan-favorite back in the day and it plays a bit like The Legend of Zelda, but with better graphics. Take a look at the official trailer below!




The brilliant anthology of SNK classics in SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION arrives on Nintendo Switch November 13! Today, we’re excited to introduce one of the most beloved titles from SNK’s pre-NEO GEO days: Crystalis!

Originally released in Japan as God Slayer: Haruka Tenku no Sonata, Crystalis was a game ahead of its time, sporting an elaborate story, advanced graphics, and high quality soundtrack. Today, that same cult classic returns on Nintendo Switch!

Awaken in a post-apocalyptic world, where the forbidden ways of science have been revived by the Draygonia Empire. Guided by the four wise sages and wielding the Sword of Wind, the protagonist must aid a fellow survivor named Mesia and combine the four elemental Swords of Wind, Fire, Water, and Thunder to create the legendary sword, Crystalis. Will he be able to stop the evil ambitions of Emperor Draygon in time to save the world?

Returning to consoles for the first time in over two decades, the SNK fan favorite Crystalis (known as God Slayer: Haruka Tenkū no Sonata in Japan) is here in all of its early top-down, action-RPG glory. In a post-apocalyptic world where magic has returned, you must stop the evil Draygonian empire as they seek to control the Tower, a device capable of conquering the planet!

The arcade comes home in this amazing collections from the earliest titles in SNK’s illustrious catalog. Celebrating 40 years of titles that changed the landscape of arcade and console libraries across the world, available for the first time in one collection!

Pixel-perfect and chocked full of special features like saving anywhere and rewind, all with an enormous gallery of rare and detailed production notes and materials. Take the arcade with you wherever you go with the definitive early SNK arcade collection!


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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