“Code of Princess EX” Heads to Switch in North America


3DS game makes the leap to Nintendo’s console this summer


3DS hack-and-slasher Code of Princess will soon have a new home on Nintendo Switch. Nicalis and Studio Saizensen announced plans to bring Code of Princess EX to North America both digitally and at retail, with a launch currently planned for summer. 





Nicalis outlines the features:


  • Action-packed “hack-and-slash” gameplay featuring customizable RPG elements.
  • Players can freely move between three different planes of action during combat, with some projectile attacks able to travel between planes.
  • Various fighting combos, lock-on and burst systems increase the damage dealt to enemies.
  • Over 50 different characters are playable throughout multiple game modes, including Campaign, Free Play and Bonus Quests.
  • RPG stats let players decide how their characters will develop and proceed through the journey.
  • Cooperative and competitive local/online multiplayer modes include leaderboards and let players track their coveted “Princess Points.”
  • Created by former members of the original Guardian Heroes development team.
  • Characters and worlds created by legendary Capcom artist Kinu Nishimura, with art contributions from Street Fighter artist Bengus.



Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.


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