Available Now Coming Aug 20, 2018
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Bad North

Nintendo Switch
ESRB: Teen
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Your home is under attack. The king is dead at the

hands of Viking invaders. Hope is a distant glimmer in

the fog, fading fast with every passing moment. As you

rise to take your father’s place as ruler, it will fall to you

to stage your defenses. But make no mistake – this is

no fight for victory, but a desperate grasp for survival.

Bad North is a charming but brutal real-time tactics

roguelite. Defend your idyllic island kingdom against a

horde of Viking invaders, as you lead the desperate

exodus of your people. Command your loyal subjects to

take full tactical advantage of the unique shape of each

island. Everything is at stake: fail, and watch the blood

of your subjects stain the ground red.

It’s charmingly brutal, with beautiful procedurally-

generated islands and adorable soldiers juxtaposed

against the blood-stained realities of war. You control

the broad strokes of the battle, giving high level

commands to your soldiers who try their best to carry

them out in the heat of the moment. It’s accessibly

deep, with simple player inputs masking a dynamic

combat simulation that make it inviting to new players

while challenging veterans.

Keep fighting, warriors. Not for power or riches or glory,

but for hope of peace to come once again in the harsh

lands of the Bad North.

Key Features

REAL-TIME TACTICS ROGUELITE: Position and relocate

your troops to fend off the Vikings, who each have their

own counters to the threats you pose. Pick your battles

and plan your evacuations carefully! Lose a commander

and they’re gone forever; lose everything, and it’s game



broad strokes of your defenses and monitor positioning

— your soldiers do the rest, navigating and engaging

intuitively in response to the situation at hand.


both stylistically charming and unique in its layout. Plan

your strategies around every nook and cranny, for you

only get one chance to save them from the enemy


UNLOCKABLE UPGRADES: A stronger, smarter defense

leads to greater rewards. Use these to develop your

subjects from a ragtag militia into seasoned warriors.

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Nintendo Switch
Release Date
Aug 20, 2018
No. of Players
1 player
Strategy, Action, Adventure
Raw Fury
Plausible Concept
ESRB: Teen
Blood, Violence

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