Dangen Leisure and Moonlight Video games have introduced that their retro-styled 2D motion RPG Hunt The Night time will launch on Nintendo Swap.
You play as Vesper Blackbone, a member of the Stalkers who’s accountable for discovering the important thing that may reclaim a perpetual daytime cycle and banish the horrors of The Night time which have repeatedly annihilated humanity.
Set within the condemned and decadent world of Medhram, Vesper should discover ruins and descend into harrowing dungeons whereas efficiently finishing Hunt missions towards terrifying monstrosities.
She is joined in her efforts by her darkish counterpart Umbra, who not solely grants a teleportation ability that opens entry to new areas but additionally turns into a driving level within the recreation’s story and narrative.
“Our objective is to supply indie video games which have persona and one thing to say. We wished to develop a novel and authentic lore, not solely to convey an emotional impact on the participant, however to supply a background immediately associated to the plot of Hunt the Night time. Growing the narrative by way of the surroundings is essential for us,” the developer explains.
“I wished to convey one thing completely different – like a mix of traditional gems corresponding to The Legend of Zelda, Secret of Mana or Terranigma with darkish fantasy hardcore video games like Bloodborne or Darkish Souls, including a little bit of Silent Hill on the narrative puzzles.”
The writer has outlined the sport’s key options, which embody:
Have interaction In Quick-Paced Dynamic Fight: Sprint by way of enemies when you unleash your combos, use your weapons or destroy them along with your darkish powers. You may swap between melee and ranged assault in fast succession: slashing enemies along with your sword after which dashing away to make use of your ranged weapons, avoiding enemy assaults.
Face Intense Difficult Bosses: Endure the final word problem as you battle the traditional horrors of the Night time which were annihilating humanity time and again in intense boss battles. Be taught their weak factors, assault patterns and survive by way of the completely different fight phases because the battle will get tougher and excessive.
Improve And Customise Vesper’s Construct: Create your personal construct that can adapt not solely to your prefered gameplay but additionally to specific bosses. Customise the upgrades of your arsenal and use the tools that most accurately fits your gameplay: Crucial Harm, Life Steal, Poison, Shut Fight, Firepower and extra. Acquire Sanguine vials, Crow Feathers, Moonstones and Noctilium to extend your stats and prepare to face the Night time.
Uncover The Darkish World of Medhram: Discover Medhram in a mix of action-adventure and darkish fantasy lore. Survive large dungeons stuffed with traps, enemies, puzzles and challenges. Uncover every kind of places, from historical cathedrals and libraries of information to misplaced kingdoms and devastated floating cities.
Full Hunts As A Member of the Stalkers: Settle for a hunt at ‘Crow’s Nest’ and observe down the darkish beast, discover the place it hides and hunt essentially the most highly effective creatures of the Night time. After each accomplished hunt you’ll get rewards that can improve your well being and darkish power bar.
Discover Secondary Characters and Uncover Their Tales: Meet new characters and uncover their tragic previous and tales in a world that’s on the point of the abyss.
Play To Tailored and Immersive Music: Immersive and tailored music to each second, boss and site, with the collaboration of Hiroki Kikuta, Secret of Mana composer.
Hunt The Night time will launch for PC on thirteenth April 2023, and digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Swap worldwide “at a later date.”