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Raji: An Ancient Epic

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: Nodding Heads Games
Release Date: Oct. 15, 2020

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by Rainier on Sept. 17, 2020 @ 10:41 a.m. PDT

Raji: An Ancient Epic is an action adventure game set in ancient India where a young girl is chosen by the gods, to stand against the demonic invasion of the human realm.

What if everything you know of ancient India was conveyed through a story of two long lost siblings? Well, now is your chance to find out!

Amidst the chaotic invasion where cities and forts fell, Raji was chosen by the gods as the sole defender of the human race. Blessed by various gods who still stand compassionate to humanity, she wields weapons and powers of the gods that have yet to awaken from within.

Raji sets on a journey of self discovery, to find her younger brother amidst the raging demonic enclaves, while the great demon Lord Mahabalasura plans to capture the human realm for himself...

Raji: An Ancient Epic game was inspired by, and is imbued with, Hindu and Balinese mythology - and almost all of the pantheon of gods and demons are involved in Raji’s adventures. Though her adversaries are cunning and treacherous, Raji is brave and possesses a pure soul.

Key features:

  • An unparalleled universe  - This is a story set in Ancient India, which is inspired by both Hindu and Balinese mythology. It has allowed us to create diverse level locations with contemporary in-game characters which we feel has never been seen before in the gaming industry    
  • Breathtaking hand painted art style - Each and every corner of Raji: An Ancient Epic is hand painted, utilizing several softwares, dedication, passion and countless hours.
  • A sibling story  -  The story revolves around Raji and her younger brother Golu. We witness their growth, their bond and struggles whilst they navigate the perils of this timeless universe. Essentially, this is a journey  all about discovery.
  • Favor of the Gods - The Gods have granted Raji boons and aid for her journey.  Elemental abilities which empower divine weapons. Choose between fire, lightning and ice, while you can customize them to your needs.
  • Fluid and Indian Martial Art inspired combat: The game features versatile movement and attacks. This will allow the player to find creative ways of tackling your foes.
  • Hop, skip and a jump - Raji’s acrobatic background allows her for unique movement abilities, be it parkouring or combat, Raji is nimble and quick on her feet.
  • Environmental Puzzles -  Raji’s universe offers a variety of puzzles, to say the least . The game also features Mandala puzzles, which are an important part of storytelling.

Currently available for Nintendo Switch, Raji: An Ancient Epic is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One on October 15, 2020.

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