Introducing: Ikenfell for Nintendo Switch

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In one of those lovely surprise drops, I was notified via Youtube that Nintendo uploaded a trailer for this cute game called Ikenfell. Gameplay consists of a modernised looking Game Boy red/blue top-down look during exploration, and a character level view during combat. Turn-based gameplay with the tactical element is the name of the game and it looks good! From the trailer, it seems handheld will be the way to play as it doesn’t have that pixel-perfect style.

Developed by Happy Ray Games, Ikenfell is available now for $17.99 / £17.99! Below is the eShop information:

Ikenfell review


Tell us more!

A turn based-tactical RPG about a group of troublesome magic students. Use timing mechanics to power your spells and block attacks, explore the twisted halls of a vast magic school, fight challenging monsters and bosses, find tons of hidden treasure, and uncover dark secrets never meant to be found.



  • A heartwarming and twist-filled story about friendship, trust, love and loss
  • 3 students in battle, from a total of 6, each with unique powers and strengths
  • 48 unique spells: blast your enemies, knock them back, poison them, or heal and buff your allies. There is no “MP”… spells are about skill and strategy! Each with its own timing to master
  • 100+ enemies to battle: spirits, myths, monsters… even students and teachers! Learn their tricks and traps, and master the timing of their attacks to overcome them
  • 22 challenging bosses who will push your strategy and timing to the limit
  • 100+ items to discover: wands, hats, cloaks, rings, and magical artifacts. Secret treasure is hidden everywhere, and every item you find helps you fight against the powers threatening you.
  • Explore a vast school of magic: the dorms, alchemy labs, astronomy tower, twilight yard, and a dozen more mysterious and magical locations
  • Beautiful soundtrack from the composers behind Steven Universe
  • Cats. Everywhere


Ikenfell - Launch Trailer - Nintendo Switch


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