Introducing Castlevania-Inspired Indie Side-Scroller, The Light of Darkness

Indie developer, Epifanica, are working on a game called The Light of the Darkness, a side-scrolling platformer with RPG aspects. The developers say it’s a game with retro appeal, but sophisticated visuals at the same time. They cite Castlevania, Muramasa, Actraiser and other titles as inspiration for the game. Here’s a trailer:

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Epifanica currently have The Light of Darkness in a pre-alpha playable stage. The game is a project on crowdfunding site, Kickstarter.com, and needs support so it can be completed. If you’re interested in helping out, you can check the details out on its Kickstarter page.


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