Black Bird

Black Bird

2018

System
Switch eShop
Publisher
Onion Games
Developer
Onion Games

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 1

Our Review: 7/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Action, RPG
Release Date

Switch eShop

  • 18th Oct 2018, $19.99 (US/Canada)
  • 18th Oct 2018, £14.99 (UK/EU/AU)

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About The Game

Become the calamity, ‘Black Bird’, and destroy the kingdom.

  • What fate awaits this girl-turned bird?
  • Will you, the Black Bird, destroy the world?
  • Will this lively, fun-filled kingdom tread the path to destruction?

Game Features

**A darkly humourous world, built with loving care, pixel by pixel.

Visuals which recall a classic era of gaming portray a rich, picture book world.

Completing each stage will reveal more of the mysteries which shroud the dark, fairytale-like exterior.

  • A unique audio/visual mix combined in an action-packed shooting game

Your enemies’ movement synchronises with the operatic soundtrack, sung in a bizarre, fictional language, creating a truly unique experience.

  • 8 different endings!

A high score is the key to the real ending and unlocking the story’s secrets.

Your skill will guide how the story concludes; practice really does make perfect!

  • Extra Features Galore!

Unlock True Mode after completing the game to see new enemies, hidden bonus characters and more!

Learn the combo system, bomb system and hidden characters, then mix and match to find your own play style.

When you’re confident, aim for the top of the leaderboards in Score Attack.

Award History

BLACK BIRD received 2 awards at BitSummit Vol.6, a Japanese indie game festival held in 2018.

The first is the "Vermilion Gate Award" which is the grand prix prize, and the second one is a music award: the "Excellence in Audio Award"!