Hand-Drawn Metroidvania Sundered Receives Beautiful Announcement Trailer

on September 26, 2016 11:17 AM

Thunder Lotus Games launched the first trailer for their new metroidvania style game Sundered, coming to PlayStation 4 and PC in 2017.

Players will control main protagonist Eshe in a gorgeous looking hand-drawn world crawling with dangerous inhabitants. Using the power of relics, players will takes these monstrous beings down in a procedurally generated cavern.

Additionally, the game will contain multiple endings.

The developer details further:

Sundered is a horrifying fight for survival and sanity, a hand­-drawn epic from the creators of Jotun. You play Eshe, a wanderer in a ruined world, trapped in ever­-changing caverns teeming with eldritch horrors. Harness the power of corrupted relics to defeat gigantic bosses, at the cost of your humanity.


  • Beautiful hand-­drawn art
  • Massive boss fights
  • Dynamic encounters against hordes of enemies
  • Procedural world
  • Corruptible abilities
  • Multiple endings


  • Action horror, replayable Metroidvania genre
  • Single Player
  • Coming to Windows, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4 in 2017

You can check out the trailer on top of some screenshots below below:

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Azario Lopez has held multiple positions in the game's media industry. At DualShockers he focuses on providing coverage for niche and indie video games in the form of news updates, reviews, and interviews.