SNK had a surprise Switch port today for The Last Blade: Beyond the Destiny.
The classic fighting game is now available for Nintendo Switch, via the Nintendo eShop for $7.99 as part of their Neo Geo Pocket Color Selection lineup of ports. The game was originally released back in 2000 for the Neo Geo Pocket Color.
Here’s a new trailer:
Here’s a video message from game producer Yasuyuki Oda:
Here’s a rundown on the game:
Originally released on the NEOGEO POCKET in 2000, “THE LAST BLADE” is coming to Nintendo Switch!
The popular weapons-based fighting game: THE LAST BLADE, is now available in a special edition!
Enjoy intense battles, an epic story, mini-games, and more!
- The game features a variety of modes, including STORY MODE, SURVIVAL, and TRAINING, in which you can enjoy the story of this series.
- The game includes two mini-games and power-up scrolls unique to the main game. Play the game to unlock them.
- You can also play VS battles against other players in tabletop mode or handheld mode. Play epic battles against your friends!
*The manual included in the game it is from the NEOGEO POCKET Color edition. Therefore, some of the controls may vary on Nintendo Switch.