Action Platformer Astalon: Tears of the Earth Headed to Switch, PS4, Xbox One, PC - NewsWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 01 October 2018 / 825 Views
Publisher Dangen Entertainment and developer LABSworks have announced the action platformer, Astalon: Tears of the Earth, for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC via Steam.
View the announcement trailer below:
Here is an overview of the game:
Three explorers wander through a post-apocalyptic desert to find a way to save the people in their village. A dark, twisted tower has been pushed up from the depths of the Earth… but does it hold the answers they seek?
Astalon: Tears Of The Earth is LABSworks’ love letter to the games of the 80s, but what may seem like a simple action platformer has several surprises under the hood!
Use the unique skills and personalities of three different characters to explore an evil tower. Defeat terrible monsters, find powerful items, and solve puzzles, reaching new heights in the tower with every attempt. Strengthen your party and change the rules by embracing death… and discover the countless secrets of the world of Astalon!
- Beautifully detailed and authentic-looking pixel art, inspired by the 8-bit era of video games
- Character art by Ryusuke Mita, creator of the manga Dragon Half
- A chiptune soundtrack by video game music group KILLSCREEN
- Hundreds of rooms – countless hours of challenging exploration await you!
- Collect a variety of magical items that will bestow your three characters with new abilities
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