Publisher Modus Games and developer Aurogon Shanghai have announced that their upcoming 2D action-adventure, Afterimage, will launch for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC via Steam, and Nintendo Switch on April 25, 2023. Prospective players can also wishlist the game on Steam.
Throughout this game, players explore the non-linear world of Engardin following a cataclysm simply known as “The Razing.” Mankind’s civilizations were decimated beyond repair, and those remaining were struck by powerful mystic forces.
A victim of these assaults, Renee, seeks to learn more about these attacks, causing her to leave her destroyed village. However, her actions, stemming from resolute curiosity, initiate a chain of events determining the world’s future.
The gameplay has players traverse hand-drawn landscapes with RPG and Metroidvania-like elements. In particular, there are over 200 pieces of equipment to collect, six weapon classes to master, and talent points utilized to invest in various skills.
Several unique environments and boss battles await those skilled enough to push these systems to their limits. Further, over 150 enemy varieties can 40 tracks were crafted for this 25-30 hour adventure.
You can view this title’s official key art and screenshots via our gallery below:
You can view the game’s release date announcement trailer below:
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