2D hand-drawn action metroidvania launches in late 2021
Game studios forever is a Spanish development team that announces the arrival of its action title metroidvania on consoles and PC at the end of the year: Aeterna. The title breathes saga Castlevania For all its joints and hand-drawn 2D design, it reminds us of the famous franchise of Konami.
According to the independent study, Aeterna Noctis will arrive on December 15 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam. He will also have Dubbing in Spanish (besides the texts, logically), with a story that is described as Official web:
Chaos, supreme god, creator of the Universe and all its inhabitants, decided at a time of his creation to make the world of Aeterna. He populated it with different races and appointed rulers to rule the different nations. In no time, these beings turned against their creator, regrouping into two great factions and sparking war, death and hatred. This enraged Chaos which, in its infinite immortality, interpreted it as an insult to its magnificence and cast a terrible curse on the kings of the two contingents. He named them King of Darkness and Queen of Light, and condemned them to fight until the end of days. With maturity under their shoulders, even death could not free them from their destiny since, if they were defeated by their adversary, the Gift of Immortality bestowed by Chaos would bring them back to life to regain their power and continue their war. eternal.
Here are the main functions according to its creators:
- “Mechanics and difficult difficulty: the foundation of our development has always revolved around this principle. ‘Aeterna Noctis’ is a game with affordable yet challenging difficulty from the first level, which gradually increases as the player gains experience in the controls and unlocks new abilities, always keeping you alert but making you proud of every completed challenge ”.
- “A fair and fluid game: the game experience is another of our pillars. The game has been designed and tweaked to achieve a system that responds to 100% of actions regardless of the speed and conditions in which they are performed, avoiding the loss of actions involved and giving the player a feeling of satisfaction and control. total ”.
- “High Mobility: All of our levels are designed to take full advantage of our character’s movement capabilities, opening up multiple ways to overcome each challenge and allowing the experienced player to improve their area’s completion times. We’re also Speedruns fans! “.
- “Freedom of Choice: Explore the mysterious lands of Aeterna in a non-linear way, although the main story of the game has a set path, we want them to be the players who set your pace and the means to keep going. to be able to travel through this world in so many ways. “
- “Traditional 2D Art: Our art team designed Frame by Frame through traditional illustration, each of the animations you can enjoy in ‘Aeterna Noctis’, bringing beautiful, smooth movements to life with absolute passion and dedication.”
- “A beautiful and deep story: but it’s not just platforms and enemies! We have accompanied all of this with an original, deep and moving story with epic moments and unexpected twists that will captivate even the most experienced players ”.
Without a doubt, the classic mechanics, atmosphere, colorful and handcrafted 2D design, combined with a matching soundtrack and spectacular graphic appearance, put the focus of the Xbox community on this Aeterna Noctis. We leave you here the presentation trailer of this spectacular metroidvania.