8-bit Action Duo Oniken & Odallus Coming to PS4 & Nintendo Switch

Independent developer and publisher, Eastasiasoft Limited, alongside indie publisher Digerati, today announced that they will bring both titles ‘Oniken: Unstoppable Edition’ and ‘Odallus: The Dark Call’, retro-inspired action platformers, to the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch in Asia this spring.

Developed by JoyMasher, both games feature stunning maps to explore, multiple unique enemy types, fast paced action gameplay, and smooth controls.

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Oniken: Unstoppable Edition and Odallus: The Dark Call will both launch digitally on the PlayStation Store and Nintendo eShop in Asia and Japan in the second quarter of 2019. Digital versions outside of Asia for PS4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One will be published by Digerati.

The physical release of the Oniken + Odallus Collection will be available in limited quantities for Nintendo Switch. All physical editions will be available for pre-order on January 24th, 2019 from online retailer Playasia. Both games will be included on a single cart for the Nintendo Switch. Individual copies of each title will be available on PS4, with an included display box when both PS4™ games are purchased.

PS4 copies of each title will be manufactured to a limit of 1,200 physical copies. Nintendo Switch copies will be available as a Limited or Standard Editions, with a total of 5,000 copies manufactured.

The Oniken + Odallus Limited Edition for Nintendo Switch will contain:

  • A physical copy of the game (region free)
  • A full-color printed manual
  • An original 2 CD soundtrack
  • An individually numbered collector’s certificate
  • A collector’s box (with a beautifully embossed logo)

Oniken: Unstoppable Edition and Odallus: The Dark Call have both been localized for the Asian market and are playable in English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, and Korean languages. More details can be found in the online press kits.

About Oniken: Unstoppable Edition

In a post-apocalyptic future controlled by a sinister corporation, ninja mercenary Zaku is the last hope for humanity. Inspired by the demanding gameplay of 8-bit action/platformers, Oniken: Unstoppable Edition pits your agility and swordplay against a gauntlet of enemies, traps, and challenging bosses.

Features:

  • 8-bit retro inspired pixel art and music
  • 6 difficult missions, plus additional bonus stages
  • Battle 18+ bosses in the campaign or Boss Rush mode
  • Single-life Hardcore Mode for a true challenge
  • Beautiful cinematic cutscenes

About Odallus: The Dark Call

The old gods have forgotten this land…

Odallus: The Dark Call is an exploration and action game, as well as a loving homage to 8-bit genre classics. You will play as Haggis – a battle-weary warrior who must wield his sword once more to rescue his son from Darkness.

Borrowing from many elements of the popular Metroid-vania genre, Odallus tasks players to explore the exciting atmosphere created by well-crafted levels, bosses, and enemy types.

Features:

  • 8 levels open to exploration
  • Huge bosses
  • Sharp controls
  • Rad 8-bit graphics
  • Thrilling atmosphere
  • 8+ hours of gameplay
  • 50+ enemy types
  • Veteran Mode

Jim Smale

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