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DeathStick Coming to Nintendo Switch in Q3 2022

DeathStick Coming to Nintendo Switch in Q3 2022


Developer TeamNora Games and publisher HypeTrain Digital announce their partnership to bring the magical story DeathStick to Steam and Nintendo Switch in Q3 2022. You can take a look at the brand new DeathStick Steam page HERE

Please note that there is no demo version available yet — it will be finished later in 2021, so please look forward to that!

What is DeathStick?

DeathStick is a beautiful 2D pixel art metroidvania/slasher platformer, where you follow a young girl named Mako that starts an enthralling journey to save her world from destruction.

The ancient God has been dormant for many ages, and all this time, two dimensions of the magical world of Aarkalia co-existed in balance. But one day, everything changed – the endless power of the ancient God will be brought upon Aarkalia and turn it into ashes.

Only the young girl Mako can stop the dark ritual from happening. Embark on this fascinating adventure, uncover its mysteries, and help Mako discover her true destiny!

DeathStick has a unique world-switching mechanic: a World Warp ability that turns the special in-game areas 180 degrees, transferring the protagonist into another dimension and unlocking new locations. 

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Key Features

  • 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.

Although it is quite a ways away, DeathStick looks to be a promising action platformer with a unique gimmick. The game is scheduled for for a 2022 release, and we will be sure to keep you updated on the game as it continues development.

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