The Messenger

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Digital Download
$19.99
Digital Download
$19.99
Digital Download
$19.99
Digital Download
$19.99
Digital Download
$19.99
Digital Download
$19.99
Digital Download
$19.99

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All time low: $13.39 (-33%)

As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.

As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.

 

Leveraging player expectations as a core design ingredient, The Messenger is first presented as an 8-bit action platformer with a simple story only to turn into an epic time travelling tale, eventually revealing itself as a 16-bit Metroidvania packed with replay value and deadpan humor.

 

Features:

 

  • Dynamic, acrobatic gameplay and ultra tight controls worthy of an epic ninja adventure.

 

  • Character upgrades, new abilities, hidden levels, and branching paths to discover.

 

  • Meticulously designed 8-bit and 16-bit sprites, animations, and backgrounds in the spirit of the classics.

 

  • A memorable cast of offbeat villains, bosses, and associates.

 

  • Original soundtrack by renowned chiptune composer Rainbowdragoneyes, handmade using Famitracker.