Castle in the Darkness 2 is in the works

I am all about these Genesis action-platformer vibes

The following time you are in the temper for an action-RPG morsel, keep in mind Castle in the Darkness 2.

Following their work on The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, builders Matt Kap and Simon Parzer are teaming up for the sequel to 2015’s Castle in the Darkness, a tricky title with a retro styling and trial-and-error obstacles. In case you appreciated it okay however thought it had room for enchancment, immediately’s your day.

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The primary footage of Castle in the Darkness 2 jogs my memory of Marvel Boy combined with Castlevania and I am not complaining. Axe throwing, injury indicator pop-ups, free cash to gather – it is all so very comfortable.

“I am actually pushing my limits,” defined Kap. “I made the first recreation with an 8-bit aesthetic to maintain it quick and easy as a result of I used to be engaged on it principally alone. However now with Simon caring for all the technical stuff, together with a number of gifted specialists, I can focus 100% of my effort on producing the finest graphics, music and recreation design that I can [for Castle in the Darkness 2].”

LABS Works additionally promised to have “mini-trailers on the second day of each month.”

In case you’re questioning why immediately’s video ended with clips from Astalon: Tears of the Earth, take into account it a growth replace of types. The title was supposed to come back out this yr, however the lead dev, Jon Lepage, broke his collarbone. “He has now totally recovered, and the recreation is again in full-time growth,” in keeping with the studio. Astalon ought to hit the spot whereas we anticipate extra Castle.

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