Release Dates Confirmed for Sci-fi and Heavy Metal 2D Action-Platformer “Valfaris”

Publisher Big Sugar and developer Steel Mantis have announced the release dates for Valfaris.

The heavy metal-laden 2D side-scrolling action-platformer is launching for Windows PC (via SteamGOG, and the Humble Store) and Nintendo Switch on October 10th, followed by PlayStation 4 on November 5th in North America and November 6th in Europe, and lastly on November 8th for Xbox One. Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the game.

There will be a standard version of the game alongside a Digital Deluxe Edition, for Windows PC and PS4. The Deluxe Edition includes: the game, the original soundtrack composed and recorded by former Celtic Frost guitarist Curt Victor Bryant, and a digital art book.

Here’s a rundown on the game:

Set in a far corner of space, Valfaris is a heavy metal-infused 2D action platformer and the next game from the team behind Slain: Back From Hell.

After mysteriously vanishing from galactic charts, the fortress of Valfaris has suddenly reappeared in the orbit of a dying sun. Once a self-contained paradise, the grandiose citadel now plays host to an ever-growing darkness. Therion, a fearless and proud son of Valfaris, returns to his home to uncover the truth of its doomed fate and to challenge the arcane evil at its very heart.

Brutal combat. Deadly enemies. Stunning pixel art. Savage soundtrack.

Get ready to rip the galaxy a new wormhole.

Key Features:

  • Skulls in space! Gore in space! Metal in space!
  • Savagely reduce foes to piles of gibs with an array of brutal weaponry.
  • Explore a diverse range of tainted environments as you venture ever deeper into the dark world of Valfaris.
  • Dominate ranks of deadly enemies and bosses, from the weird to the grotesque (and some that are just grotesquely weird).
  • Gorge your eyes on devastatingly awesome pixel art hand-crafted by Andrew Gilmour.
  • Feel the power of a seismic soundtrack by extreme metaller and former Celtic Frost guitarist, Curt Victor Bryant.
  • Forged from the ground-up by the team behind cult hit Slain: Back From Hell.

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