Anime Pixel-Aesthetic Metroidvania ‘Lost Ruins’ Releasing for Switch, PS4 & Xbox One Tomorrow

Developer Altari Games has announced that their anime-aesthetic Metroidvania title, Lost Ruins, will be releasing for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One tomorrow, June 6, 2022, for $19.99 (thanks, Gematsu). Last year, the title was initially released for PC via  SteamGOG, Humble Store, and itch.io.

In 2020, Lost Ruins ran a successful Kickstarter campaign that raised over $45,000. Altari Games’ lead developer, Park Jin-Hong, provided the following statement regarding the title, ” We are big fans of anime and wanted to make a game that anime fans with similar tastes around the world can enjoy.”

This game has players assume the role of a girl who wakes up in a dungeon without memories. However, she needs to come to terms with her situation fast because monsters are all around her. A magician named Beatrice comes to her aid, and this is where the adventure truly begins.

Lost Ruins features real-time combat where players can utilize melee and magical abilities to take down enemies. It’s also possible to deflect projectiles and dodge attacks while equipped with medieval weaponry. Player customization and agency are at the forefront of this adventure, with multiple paths and several inventive ways to defeat foes.

If you missed it, check out our review of the title’s PC version.


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