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Rusty

A retro top-down adventure, inspired by the classic Zelda series and Squaresoft games, for Nintendo Switch, PC, and more!

Play as Rusty, a treasure hunter who unseals a hidden rune and accidentally releases an ancient demon on Runelock Island. Your ship is confiscated by the island kingdom, and to get it back, you must find a way to save the day. Upon beginning your quest, Princess Alana sneaks out of the castle to join in for some real adventure (and two-player co-op)!

Estimated Release: Q4 2023

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Features

Large overworld with several dungeons, two towns, and many other areas of interest.

Non-linear adventure structure with multiple ways to get to most places.

Designed around single-player, but even more fun with local two-player co-op.

Several display options, including widescreen and classic aspect ratios.

Targeted for release on Nintendo Switch, Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS.

Potential for other consoles to be determined based on interest.

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Main Promo

Sailing

The Fiery Pit

Sneaking Out

Rusty

Princess Alana

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