Check out the latest trailer for the upcoming tactical RPG, Unicorn Overlord, which highlights the game’s exciting exploration features

The announcement of Vanillaware’s upcoming tactical RPG, Unicorn Overlord, during the September 2023 Nintendo Direct was relatively understated. However, with the recent release of a new trailer by publisher Atlus, it is evident that the game’s visuals are still incredibly impressive.

The latest trailer for ‘Josef’s Guide to Exploration’ focuses on the game’s exploration features. The knight character provides instructions to Alain, the protagonist of Unicorn Overlord, giving us a glimpse of what we can discover in the vast world of Fevrith.

In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of various gameplay features like field exploration, town liberation, and quests, the trailer showcases Vanillaware’s stunning and artistic visuals in motion. For a closer look, you can check out the screenshots (and accompanying info) on the Unicorn Overlord website below.

Experience the ultimate journey of reclaiming your kingdom and fulfilling your destiny.
Introducing the latest creation from the brilliant minds behind 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim and Odin Sphere – a remarkable collaboration between ATLUS and Vanillaware, bringing forth a captivating revival of the tactical fantasy RPG genre. Embark on an epic adventure to reclaim your throne, aided by loyal companions, and defy the forces of destiny.
Unicorn Overlord offers a captivating blend of tactical RPG gameplay, immersive overworld exploration, and a groundbreaking battle system. Immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind epic fantasy adventure, all presented in the iconic Vanillaware style.

– Explore a lively world, gather units and guide them into beautifully animated battles – Accomplish heroic feats and gain fame across the five nations – Build a diverse and powerful army consisting of more than 60 distinct characters, ranging from ordinary humans and mystical elves to formidable beasts and celestial angels.

Customizing Your Units
Players have the freedom to personalize their party, recruiting allies from diverse backgrounds.

Battlefield: Stage
During each battle stage, both sides engage in intense real-time combat to capture each other’s command posts. As the commander, it is crucial for you to closely monitor the situation and make important decisions regarding the deployment of units and their timing and location. Securing victory requires meeting specific conditions, such as defeating the enemy general.

Intense combat
During a battle stage, individual battles commence as soon as your units come into contact with the enemy. Plan and strategize a unit’s tactics in advance, setting conditions that dictate the timing and automatic usage of skills. Ensure that your allies’ classes and skills are carefully balanced to create the most formidable units in any given scenario!

If you’re interested in this, you can now pre-order the game digitally for £54.99 (or your regional equivalent) from the Switch eShop. The release date for Unicorn Overlord is set for March 8th, giving you ample time to place your orders.

If you’re looking for something a bit more special, the game is also getting a ‘Monarch Edition’ physical release. This version includes a variety of extras along with a boxed copy of the game. To learn more about this version, make sure to read our coverage below.