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Sawaki Takeyasu and his studio Crim have more plans for El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron, which first launched on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 back in 2011. A PC port recently debuted, and now Crim has announced that a Nintendo Switch version is in the works.


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We’ll have to wait until April 28—which marks the 11th anniversary of El Shaddai‘s original launch—for more information on the Switch version. In the meantime, here’s an announcement video:




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Developer Crim describes the story:


El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron combines many genre elements with its rich and detailed storyline, its glorious anime style graphical presentation that changes dramatically as the player progresses through a totally mesmeric experience. With the recent rise of the graphical novel games, what is offered within El Shaddai goes far beyond these confines in that action, strategy and platforming are just a few of the challenges and exciting dangers that unfold.


The story is inspired by the apocryphal Book of Enoch, and follows a scribe seeking seven fallen angels to prevent a great flood from destroying mankind. He is helped in his quest by Lucifel, a guardian angel in charge of the protection of the world who exists outside of the flow of time, alongside four Archangels: Michael, Gabriel, Raphael and Uriel.


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Source: Sawaki Takeyasu on Twitter




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine and the Editor-in-Chief of Sci Fi Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.