Originally developed Serkan Bakar, GhoulBoy is headed to the Nintendo Switch this very week in Europe and North America, on February 14th to be precise. Japan and Asia will also get the game, courtesy of eastasiasoft, but at a later date.
It’s a retro-inspired action platformer, featuring a pretty familiar artstyle, but also “freshed” and “engaging” gameplay. It’s playable in the following languages: English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Spanish, German, and Turkish.
Here’s a trailer, some details, and some screenshots for the game:
GhoulBoy brings back the look and feel of the very best classic retro platformers from the 90’s, introducing refreshed and engaging gameplay mechanics. Slay monsters, collect loot, avoid dangerous traps and defeat menacing bosses.
GhoulBoy is a retro-inspired action platformer that combines the action-RPG genre with hack ‘n’ slash gameplay. Slay monsters, collect loot, avoid dangerous traps and defeat menacing bosses. GhoulBoy brings back the look and feel of the very best classic retro platformers from the 90’s, introducing refreshed and engaging gameplay mechanics. If you miss platformers from the 16-bit era, GhoulBoy is for you.
– Explore a magical realm of dungeons, towns, treasures and devious monsters.
– Find powerful weapons, items and spells to defeat your enemies.
– Slay monsters and defeat challenging bosses.
– Enjoy 16-bit style graphics and chiptune retro music.
GhoulBoy (Switch – eShop) comes out on February 14th in Europe and North America, and later in Japan. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!
Source: eastasiasoft PR