By Ishaan . May 6, 2014 . 2:59pm
Between Shovel Knight, Mighty No.9 and Azure Striker Gunvolt, there have been a lot of games that draw inspiration from the Mega Man franchise of late. Echoes of Eridu is another such game on Kickstarter and is inspired specifically by Mega Man X.
According to the game’s developer, Batterystaple Games, Echoes of Eridu is “built to play like Mega Man X and replay like your favorite roguelikes”. By that, they mean that stages will be randomized, and are designed so that a particular stage could switch from being focused on precise platforming to combat without warning.
Echoes of Eridu is development for PC, with plans for Mac/Linux ports after the PC version has been released. Batterystaple also hope to bring the game to consoles and handhelds at a later point in time.
At present, Echoes of Eridu is less than $4,000 away from its modest funding goal of $20,000. The game’s crowdfunding campaign ends in four days.