Today, during its latest Nintendo Direct broadcast, the house of Mario and Zelda and Square Enix announced Live A Live.
The name will likely ring a bell for many JRPG veterans, as it’s a remake in the popular HD-2D visual style of Square’s classic game with the same name, originally published in 1994 on the Super NES/Famicom
It’ll release on Nintendo Switch on July 22.
The game features several stories set in different times and places in history, which you can play in any order that you want. It’s certainly a very unique take on the genre and now western audiences will finally get to experience it.
You can check out the trailer below and see how the new visuals transformed the original game.
If you’d like to learn more, you can find an official description below:
“Seven different stories featuring different protagonists, time periods, and gameplay styles await. In The Wild West, a wanderer with a bounty on his head fights for his life. In the Twilight of Edo Japan, a shinobi undertakes a secret mission. Experience these tales in any order you choose—the adventure is yours to control. What other stories will you uncover on the horizon…?”