LIVE A LIVE is now available worldwide on Nintendo Switch! Reborn in HD-2D, the classic RPG can at last be enjoyed by everyone around the globe. To celebrate the Nintendo Switch launch for LIVE A LIVE, video messages from producer Takashi Tokita and composer Yoko Shimomura have been released, as well as a release celebration illustration from Naoki Ikushima.
There’s also a final trailer you can watch below:
Here’s an overview of the game:
Originally released for the SNES, LIVE A LIVE is reborn in HD-2D—a fusion of pixel graphics and
3D CG—and comes to the Nintendo Switch!
Seven stories featuring seven time periods, protagonists, and gameplay variations—in what order you progress and how you proceed is up to you.
LIVE A LIVE features character designs by acclaimed manga artists Gosho Aoyama, Osamu Ishiwata, Yoshinori Kobayashi, Kazuhiko Shimamoto, Yumi Tamura, Yoshihide Fujiwara, and Ryouji Minagawa. In addition, it includes new art by Octopath Traveler’s Naoki Ikushima, and majestic musical rearrangements carried out under the supervision of the original composer, Yoko Shimomura. Moreover, the original director, Takashi Tokita, has returned as producer to oversee development in its entirety.
With impactful moments preserved and gameplay refined for a modern audience, this re-imagination promises an unforgettable experience not only for fans of the original, but first-time players as well.
Don’t miss out on our interview with Takashi Tokita on finally bringing the game to the rest of the world here.