The Messenger Release Date Revealed for Switch, Steam - VGChartz
The Messenger Release Date Revealed for Switch, Steam

The Messenger Release Date Revealed for Switch, Steam - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 16 August 2018 / 1,458 Views

Publisher Devolver Digital and developer Sabotage Studio announced The Messenger will launch for the Nintendo Switch via the eShop and Windows PC via Steam on August 30.

View the latest trailer below:

Here is an overview of the game:

As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.

Key Features:

  • Dynamic, acrobatic gameplay and ultra tight controls worthy of an epic ninja adventure.
  • Character upgrades, new abilities, hidden levels, and branching paths to discover.
  • Meticulously designed 8-bit and 16-bit sprites, animations, and backgrounds in the spirit of the classics.
  • A memorable cast of offbeat villains, bosses, and associates.
  • Original soundtrack by renowned chiptune composer Rainbowdragoneyes, handmade using Famitracker.

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Jaicee (on 17 August 2018)

I've been following this one since the first video footage was posted here on VG Chartz. Thanks for updating with a release date!