Published on February 11th, 2023 | by Adrian Gunning


Video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Europe S.A.S. announced today BATEN KAITOS™ I & II HD REMASTER, the return of the Nintendo GameCube classic franchise, coming to Nintendo Switch in High Definition in 2023.

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Players will have the opportunity to discover or rediscover the emotional journeys of the BATEN KAITOS series, which features distinct card-based RPG systems that allow for split-second decisions that edge participants closer to victory. Players will take the role of a Guardian Spirit, guiding each game’s protagonist and their companions through their journey.

BATEN KAITOS™: ETERNAL WINGS AND THE LOST OCEAN tells the story of Kalas, who, while seeking revenge for the death of his brother and grandfather meets Xelha as both get embarked on a journey to defeat the Alfard Empire.

BATEN KAITOS™ ORIGINS, which is releasing for the first time in Europe, takes place 20 years before the events of the first game. Sagi, a spiriter that has a connection with Guardian Spirits is part of the Dark Service, an elite unit of Alfard Empire. He sets on a journey to clear his name after being framed and unveil the secrets of the empire.

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About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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