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The Rusty Sword: Vanguard Island

The Rusty Sword: Vanguard Island is a short, top-down adventure game inspired by several 16-bit games you know and love. It features a small island overworld, a large non-linear dungeon, countless monsters to battle, classic art that takes you back through time, and nostalgic soundtrack. In the game, you venture on a quest to find the hidden Vanguard Relic.

FEATURES

Non-linear adventure structure with multiple ways to get to most places.

Simple, intuitive controls.

Tons of secrets and Easter eggs.

Designed around single-player, but even more fun with two-player co-op.

Nostalgic graphics and music inspired by many 16-bit classics.

Several display options, including widescreen and classic aspect ratios.

The Rusty Sword: Vanguard Island

ESRB rating

Fantasy Violence

Supported play modes

TV

Tabletop

Handheld

Release date

May 12, 2022

No. of players

Publisher

ESRB rating

Supported play modes

TV mode, Tabletop mode, Handheld mode

Game file size

122 MB

Supported languages

English

Play online, access classic NES™ and Super NES™ games, and more with a Nintendo Switch Online membership.

This game supports:Save Data Cloud

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