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Within The Blade

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Platformer
Publisher: Ratalaika Games
Developer: Ametist Studio
Release Date: July 16, 2021

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'Within The Blade' Will Brings Its Retro Stealth Action Platforming To Switch, Playstation and Xbox Next Week - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 9, 2021 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT

Within The Blade is a bloody platformer with stealth and RPG elements, where you play as a ninja and cut your enemies into pieces.

A Japanese Daime named Mamoru Imai summons demons to join his army, but darkness takes over his body and demons wreak havoc in the country. The player starts in the village "Black Lotus" and sensei sends him on the next mission. After each mission, the player returns to the village (Hub location) and here the player can take a break, craft, trade, inventory management, Sensei can learn new skills and get a new task.

Within The Blade has many distinguishing and unique features with its  simplistic presentation offering detailed pixel art animations, ninjas galore fighting to their death, crafting of weapons and a whole lot more to present an ongoing challenge that will please and entice even the best of players. Importantly elements such as random level generation, crafting, skill trees are all part of a great mixture of ideas and  interesting implementation

To complete this eventful and compelling challenge the player will traverse through 5 game acts, each act including 5 levels, along with some fearsome and confrontational bosses with the aim of completing the 25 levels and defeating all the Bosses! Along with the player's main objective, of surviving, fighting and progression -  each level has additional tasks, completing them the player receives additional experience and money.

Key Features:

  • Fast and Dynamic Gameplay
  • 10 Powerful Bosses With Unique Abilities
  • Dynamic Battles With Vivid Animations
  • Dismemberment and Gore
  • Stealth
  • The different types of enemies, that will require different battle tactics to defeat.
  • Craft (more 200 Recipes)
  • Lot of Perks and Abilities

Currently available for PC (Steam), Within The Blade is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on July 16, 2021 for $10.99/€10.99/£9.99.

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