The game is coming out of Early Access and coming with a lot of content in its final version
Publisher NeoWiz and developers SouthPAW Games announced that version 1.0 of Skul: the hero slayer It will be released in early 2021 on consoles and PC. This is a rogue-lite 2D platform game that leaves Early Access and will arrive with 2 more chapters than in its preliminary version and 50 playable characters.
Since its Early Access release in 2019, the game has received some content, but this time around and with the final game, players will enjoy it a lot more. The CEO of the developer commented:
“We can’t wait to share this update with our community and see how much they love the new content. It’s been a few months since our last update, but we think it will be worth the wait. Patch 1.0 will be pretty massive and completely transform the game. “
Here is the description of the game through the official site from Skul: The Hero Slayer:
Ruined Demon King’s Castle
The human race attacking the Demon King’s Castle is nothing new and has happened countless times before. What makes this time different, however, is that the Adventurers decided to join forces with the Imperial Army and the “Hero of Caerleon” to carry out a full attack in the hopes of putting an end to the demons once. for all. They attacked the Demon Fortress with overwhelming numbers and succeeded in its total destruction. All the demons in the castle have been taken prisoner with the exception of a lone skeleton named “Skul”.
Side scrolling platform action
Skul: The Hero Slayer is an action platform game that features rogue-lite features like challenging and always interchangeable maps. It will keep you on your toes because you will never know what to expect.
Tons of skulls, tons of playable characters
Skul is no ordinary skeleton. In addition to your formidable combat abilities, you can acquire new and exciting abilities depending on the skull you wear. Use up to two skulls at a time, each with their own attack range, speed and power. Pick combos that suit your playstyle and swap them in the heat of the moment to bring your enemies to their knees. The power is in your hands!
Skul has met a group of adventurers! They are powerful enemies who hunt demons for sport. Although Skul is small, he still has a good punch. So you just have to wait and see who the hunter really is and who is the hunted….
Corrupted Dark Quartz Bosses
At the end of each chapter, face huge bosses corrupted by black quartz and powerful beyond belief. Derived from the pain and hatred of life itself, Dark Quartz stains and takes control of everything it touches.
Skul: The Hero Slayer will arrive on Xbox One, Playstation 4, and Nintendo Switch in early 2021, but will arrive on January 21 on PC via Steam.