Nicalis Inc., a publisher known for its work on games such as The Binding of Isaac, 1001 Spikes and Cave Story today announced a partnership with StarQuail Games to publish 2D action platformer Tiny Barbarian DX.
Tiny Barbarian DX is one BarbarianÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬Å“Sword-Ã¢â‚¬Ëœem-UpÃ¢â‚¬Â quest for vengeance. Inspired by heroic fiction classics, TinyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s journey offers a musclebound medley of engaging 2D platforming and 16-bit inspired pixel art, complemented by a catchy chiptune soundtrack. The action is broken into four individual episodesÃ¢â‚¬â€not unlike fantasy stories in pulp magazinesÃ¢â‚¬â€each boasting its own unique setting, enemies and music.
Features of Tiny Barbarian DX
? Fast and addictive 2D platforming: leap, grab, hang, ride and climb past a plethora of perilous platforms and pitfalls
? Varied swordplay: Flay enemies with savage swordplay and finish off foes by skillfully ending three-button combos with a Sword Dash, the Spinning Sword or a Ground Slam
? Unique locales: muscle through four distinct episodes, each spanning across various landscapes including a snake worshipping temple, the mysterious Ruins of Xanadu, an altitudinous Sinister Spire and beyond!
? Bad bosses: use Barbarian brutality, brains and dexterity against epic bosses. Boss battles will truly test playersÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ ability to master TinyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s skills!
? Exclusive content: included with the game on top of the main episodes is also an additional bonus episode , The Domain of the Ice Queen!
Developed by StarQuail Games and published by Nicalis, Tiny Barbarian DX is currently in development for consoles.