If you’ve been eagerly anticipating a physical release of the critically acclaimed Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Night on Nintendo Switch, your patience has finally paid off. Publisher Clear River Games has announced that they will be handling the physical edition of Ender Lilies, with a scheduled launch date of January 11th, 2024 in Europe.
Unlike some limited edition releases, this physical edition of the game won’t be packed with fancy extras or collectibles. However, it does come with a unique feature that may pique your interest – a reversible cover sleeve. If the standard design doesn’t quite tickle your fancy, you can simply flip it over for a different look.
A Glimpse at Ender Lilies
For those who may be unfamiliar with Ender Lilies, allow us to give you a brief overview. Our team reviewed the game back in 2021 and it received an impressive score of 9/10. We described it as “one of the strongest Metroidvanias of 2021” and praised its stunning visuals and captivating soundtrack. However, we did note that the game’s difficulty may prove to be a challenge for some players.
In Ender Lilies, players will lead a diverse group of characters, including a young woman and cursed knights. Together, they will embark on a journey through the vast kingdom of Land’s End, uncovering its secrets along the way. The gameplay involves a combination of combat and exploration, where players must use their abilities to overcome challenging battles against former friends who have succumbed to madness.
By defeating enemies, players can acquire various skills, such as melee, ranged, and magic attacks. These skills can be mixed and matched, allowing for a customizable playstyle. Additionally, hidden relics can be equipped to further enhance the character’s abilities.
One of the standout features of Ender Lilies is its stunning visuals. The game’s art style draws inspiration from dark fantasy and is filled with beautiful landscapes and captivating animations. Every frame feels like a work of art, immersing players in a mesmerizing world of despair.
Complementing the visuals is the hauntingly beautiful soundtrack, composed by the musical group Mili. The atmospheric music perfectly sets the tone for the game’s dark and melancholic atmosphere.
As players progress through the game, they will unravel the mysteries of the remaining ruins and the Rain of Death, gradually uncovering the secrets of this violent world. It’s worth mentioning that the story’s outcome will be determined by the player’s actions, adding an extra layer of excitement and agency to the gameplay experience.
The physical release of Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Night on Nintendo Switch is an exciting prospect for fans of the genre. With its captivating visuals, immersive soundtrack, and challenging gameplay, it’s no wonder that the game has garnered such praise. Whether you missed the digital release in 2021 or you simply can’t resist the allure of a physical edition, Ender Lilies is definitely a game worth considering for your collection. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience this dark and enthralling Metroidvania on your Nintendo Switch.