'The Longest Five Minutes' is coming to the Nintendo Switch.

The Longest Five Minutes

The Longest Five Minutes

Game developers NIS America made the announcement that the RPG game would be getting a port for the new Nintendo hybrid console whilst at Anime Expo on Tuesday (04.07.17), according to DualShockers.com.

The game was previously announced for PC and PlayStation Vita consoles, but a Switch version will now be released in the west at the same time.

During their briefing at the convention, NIS America also made the unfortunate announcement that the game has now been pushed back to a 2018 release, whereas it was previously thought to be coming later this year. At the time of writing, it is unknown whether the delay is due to creating the port for the Switch.

'The Longest Five Minutes' was released in Japan for the PS Vita last summer, and follows the story of a hero who is trying to rid the world of the evil Overlord.

A description of the game on NIS America's website reads: "Our hero faces the origin of all evil, the Overlord himself, but suddenly loses all memories of his adventure. His finishing moves, the name of his hometown, and even the reason he's trying to defeat the Overlord in the first place, all gone. Our hero tries to regain his priceless memories before it's too late, but the Overlord stands before him, his power unyielding! What can happen in the 'The Longest Five Minutes'!?"

'The Longest Five Minutes' is yet to have a firm release date, but NIS America has confirmed a limited edition version of the game - which includes the soundtrack, game art, and four lapel pins - will be released for the Switch alongside the regular version.