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As soon as gameplay from Unicorn Overlord showed up on screen during today’s Nintendo Direct a certain subset of players will have immediately pegged it as a Vanillaware game, with its gorgeous animation and environments repping their signature style.

The studio, previously known for Odin Sphere, Muramasa: The Demon Blade, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, and more, is challenging the strategy RPG genre this time around. Fire Emblem is a clear inspiration here, but they appear to be bringing their own flair in ways beyond the art style, too.

Watch the debut trailer below:

As for the title, well, surely it’ll have significance somewhere down the line…

Unicorn Overlord launches for the Nintendo Switch on March 8th, 2024.

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Written by Tom Brown

Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.