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F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch Switch version releasing July 14 in Japan

Posted on May 13, 2022 by (@brodee922) in News, Switch

The Metroidvania F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch has received a release date for the upcoming Switch release. This is the Japanese release date, but it will be coming to the system on July 14, 2022. The game price is set at 3,828 yen (about $30), and there will be a physical edition.

F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch previously released on September 7, 2021 for other systems, and the Switch version was announced recently. It has also been revealed that the game will be localized for the west and Switch physical editions will be coming to Europe and North America Q3 2022. 

For more information on the game, check out the details from the official Steam page below.


Six years ago, the Machine Legion invaded and colonized the Torch City, which was originally inhabited by animals. Rayton, the former soldier in the resistance war, has been living in seclusion since then. After his friend is forcibly arrested, Rayton reclaims his mechanical fist and steps to his journey fighting back. And he never expects that he has been involved in a bigger scheme between the mafia, the rebellion, and the legion.

Exploring the Metroidvania game world with a dozen of areas with distinguishing vision themes and level designs. Earning the rewards by conquering the challenges of combats, puzzles and platformers in countless chambers, tunnels and shortcuts.
Interconnected and automatically loading game map makes the detailed Torch City more convincing and beautiful.

Mastering the Fist, the Drill and the Whip, depending on the situation of the battlefield, switch your advantages between the long hits, the high damage and the wide range, taking every enemy standing in front of you down.
Dozens of enemies wielding their unique weapons challenge you with exquisite cooperation tactics, and various bosses with totally different combat patterns provides you never repeated experience.

The combining of the dieselpunk aesthetics and the oriental-style architecture constructs the core visual style of Torch City, exposing the world with the intense conflict between the furry animals and the mechanical army from their appearance to the nature.
Powered by Unreal Engine 4 with physically based rendering and extremely detailed textures, presenting a gorgeous 3D visual performance and pushing the genre to a whole new level.


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