Far away from the mucky muck
The retro 2D side-scrolling action genre isn’t one that’s lacking in excellent titles to recommend on Switch these days. Indeed, fans of the old 8 and 16-bit era are practically drowning in a sea of quality titles to choose from, with heavy hitters such as Shovel Knight, Hollow Knight, Dead Cells and Celeste to name...
Mortal Kombat 11! SteamWorld Quest! Dragon's Dogma! BOXBOY + BOXGIRL!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch Retail - New Releases: Mortal...
Final Fantasy XII, BOXBOY, SteamWorld Quest!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Nintendo Switch Retail: Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age...
Inspired by Japanese retro adventures
Publisher PQube has revealed the release date for its upcoming action-adventure RPG title, Aggelos. You'll be able to get your retro-loving hands on it from 25th April. We first heard about this one last summer, when it was revealed that the game was inspired by non-linear Japanese retro adventures such as
Full of 16-bit nostalgia
PQube has revealed its latest retro-styled action-adventure game Aggelos, coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. Looking like it was plucked straight out of the 16-bit era, Aggelos is a modern-day take on games of the past inspired by non-linear Japanese retro adventures such as Wonder Boy In Monster World. The...
Step through time and discover a mesmerizing new action-RPG that looks like it was plucked straight out of the 16-bit era, but plays like a modern-day marvel! Inspired by non-linear Japanese retro adventures, Aggelos hurls players into the middle of a colossal struggle for survival as beings from another dimension threaten to invade the peaceful Kingdom of Lumen. Bursting with secrets and side-quests, and boasting slick melee combat that any 2D action game would envy, Aggelos is the perfect combination of retro style and modern-day game design.
A Vast Kingdom to Explore
Venture through forests, seas, cave systems and ancient temples as you seek to uncover the magical elements needed to save the world from total annihilation.
A Classical Non-Linear Adventure
Explore a sprawling world that gradually reveals itself, Metroidvania-style, as you gain new abilities and equipment.
Thwart towering bosses and their tricky minions as you take on perilous mainline quests and optional odd-jobs for the people of Lumen.
Unlock magical abilities and high-level attacks, expertly chaining these immense powers together to clear screens of enemies in seconds.
Stunning Sprite Art
Forget out-of-place modern art: Aggelos boasts superlative character designs and animations while remaining proudly, and faithfully, 16-bit through and through.
Lose yourself to a retro-inspired soundtrack that floods the Kingdom of Lumen with life.