Publisher HypeTrain Digital and developer TeamNora Games recently announced DeathStick a fluid 2D pixel art action platformer coming to Switch and PC next 3rd quarter 2022. The game focuses on gracefully switching between two parallel dimensions in this fascinating metroidvania/slasher platformer.
Warping skills as shared on Steam
A World Warp ability turns the special in-game areas 180 degrees, transfers the protagonist into another dimension, and unlocks new locations.
The core element of DeathStick combat system are various combos. The hero can fight enemies on the ground, toss them up and continue to battle in mid-air. Equipped with a quarterstaff and a hand fan Mako can perform melee and ranged style attacks.
- Fight like an assassin!
Slasher fighting mechanics with combos.
- Don’t get lost!
Explore the world of Aarkalia in two different dimensions.
- Defend against evil forces!
Challenge dozens of unique enemies and furious bosses through your adventure.
- Become a master!
Evolve and change your playstyle by obtaining a wide range of unique abilities and special attacks.
- Look into it!
Charming pixel-art aesthetics combined with smooth animations.
- Find your path!
Solve the mystery of the Great Mirror through multiple endings.