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Iris and the Giant, card-based roguelike with puzzle game and RPG elements, heading to Switch next week

Posted on October 29, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Goblinz Studio and Louis Rigaud will soon be bringing Iris and the Giant to Switch. The card-based roguelike, which has puzzle game and RPG elements, is slated for November 5.

Here’s an overview of Iris and the Giant, along with a trailer:

Ready to face your inner demons?
Iris and the Giant is a fusion of a collectible card game with RPG and roguelike elements. You play as Iris, who must brave her fears in her imaginary world. Behind the game’s unique minimalist art style players will explore a touching story of a young woman facing her inner demons and soothing the raging giant inside.

Build your deck

With every encounter, unlock new cards and earn points to boost Iris. Each attempt makes you stronger, and lets you go further!

A poetic, melancholic story

Throughout the game, you can uncover fragments of Iris’ memories, giving you new insight into the reasons behind your adventure in her mind.


Tactical battles: Face monsters in fights mixing CCG mechanics with RPG and roguelike elements
Deckbuilding: build a deck as you progress. Choose the best options for your long-term strategy out of a wide variety of cards
Deep customisation: The game is packed with 51 cards and choices in how to specialise your character, your deck, and your playstyle
A touching adventure: A lot of care was put into adding a compelling and emotive story to a genre traditionally light on narrative
A progressive difficulty curve: Makes the game accessible to all, but offers a challenge to even the most hardened of players

Iris and the Giant will be sold digitally for Switch via the eShop.

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