2D Action Platformer SkyKeepers Launches March 28, 2017 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

on March 7, 2017 3:46 PM

Today, Vancouver-based developer Sword Twin Studios announced that its 2D action platformer, SkyKeepers, is set to launch for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on March 28, 2017.

Never heard of SkyKeepers? No problem: here’s an overview via Sword Twin Studios:

SkyKeepers is a 2D action platformer following the journey of village chief Tangi, as he desperately fights to reclaim both his world and life. Seamlessly chain together various attacks and combos, launching foes skyward. When they’re airborne, teleport to your still hurtling foes to maintain the onslaught in visceral mid-air combat. Once dispatched, use the materials left behind to repair the once great Skykeeper Village. As the village grows, Tangi unlocks new attacks and skills allowing for unique fighting styles to evolve.

SkyKeepers offers stunning visuals and a unique journey through a fantasy world inspired by oceanic Austronesian culture. A tragic accident spirals Tangi into despair, turning him to stone. Unprotected, the village suffers onslaught after onslaught of unkept hostile spirits who now flood the islands. A year passes before Tangi awakes, emerging from his skin of stone to give witness to the devastation of his absence. Picking up his axe, he must conquer the demons of these lands to rebuild his village. To rebuild himself.

Features:

  • Story – An impactful tale that looks at what it takes to overcome great difficulties and tragedy.
  • Combat – Clever and sharply designed combat that is fun for everyone, from new players to experienced brawlers!
  • Village – Build your village to increase your strength – The stronger the village, the stronger the player gets!
  • Art – With a charming and distinctive art style, the game is a striking visual experience in 2D.

In addition to announcing the release date, Sword Twin Studios also released a new SkyKeepers trailer: you can check it out below.

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