Gorgeous Pixelated Metroidvania Game “Iconoclasts” Launches on January 23, 2018 for PC, PS4, and PS Vita

Indie Swedish developer Joakim “Konjak” Sandberg is finally launching his gorgeous metroidvania game, Iconoclasts.

The pixelated metroidvania adventure will launch on January 23rd of next year across PC (via Steam), PS Vita, and PlayStation 4. Featured above, a new trailer was released alongside the launch date announcement.

Here’s a rundown on the game:


Robin just wants to be a mechanic and help people, but without a license she’s a sinner in Mother’s eyes. Ever since picking up her wrench, the world has been going nuts and she’s wanted to bolt it back together. Now Penance is raining down on everyone she loves and One Concern agents are after her.

But something big is going on – bigger than droughts of Ivory fuel and personal conflicts – and Robin’s in the thick of it.

Iconoclasts is the masterwork of indie developer Joakim Sandberg, seven long years in the making. Iconoclasts delivers awesome action, hilarious hijinks and an emotional rollercoaster of deeply personal storytelling.

Key Features:

  • 10 nut-twisting hours of Metroidvania-style platform adventure.
  • 10 densely detailed locations filled with fine-tuned action and puzzles.
  • 20+ gear-grinding, screen-filling boss battles stand in your way.
  • 3 game-changing difficulty settings supported by a unique skill system.
  • A heart-wrenching epic — can one mechanic fix the whole world?.
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