First Dwarf (action RPG) announced for Nintendo Switch

After Danger Scavengers, Star Drifters are back with another game on Nintendo Switch: First Dwarf, an action RPG to be released next year in Europe and North America. It’s being developed in Unreal Engine 5.

Here’s an animated trailer for the game:

In this game, you get to play as Tru (accompanied by Ragna, his friend and dragon companion), a dwarf who has been tasked with exploring unknown lands in search of a new settlement for his fellow dwarves. On board your mech (that you can upgrade!), you will have to gather resources, build bases, engage in battle with local fauna, and more.

Here’s some details, the list of key features, and some screenshots:

Dwarves are well known for their perfectly groomed beards and remarkable engineering skills. However, there aren’t many stories about their optimistic nature and truly brave hearts! Star Drifters invites you to take part in an unforgettable journey across the floating lands of Driftland together with a charismatic dwarven engineer, Tru, and his adorable dragon, Ragna, in the new action RPG adventure First Dwarf.

First Dwarf takes place in an open world that once was a whole planet, but a great war shattered it into drifting islands. Players will step into the shoes of Tru, a scouting engineer in a mech, who is tasked to explore unknown lands in search of a new settlement for the fading dwarven civilization. Accompanied by his dear friend, female dragon Ragna, Tru will gather resources, collect mana to fuel and upgrade his mechanical armor, build bases, set up their defenses, and engage in close combat with local fauna to accomplish his mission.

As the story unfolds, Tru and Ragna will uncover new secrets of the mysterious land. Their quest might take an unexpected turn when Tru discovers traces of his long-lost father, who once attempted to conquer the area, but never returned, and someone else… a powerful being that threatens the future of the dwarven kingdom.

  • Dive into a beautiful fantasy world, known from a highly acclaimed game Driftland: The Magic Revival.
  • Explore the land in mana-powered mechanical armor. Upgrade it to unlock new off-beat abilities that will help you in discovering new locations.
  • Take on a mission alone or with a friend to double the fun in the local co-op mode.
  • Build various structures to defend yourself and establish a new colony for dwarven people.
  • Fight the numerous dangers of the Driftland’s wildlands: barbarian tribes, wild creatures, or natural disasters. Secure the area and make it more hospitable for future settlers.
  • Play as a bizarre little dragon Ragna and help Tru on his challenging mission.
  • Uncover the mysterious secrets of the ancients, while unveiling a powerful story about family bonds.

First Dwarf (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet, but is slated for a 2023 release in Europe and North America.

Source: Star Drifters PR


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