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2D Action-Platformer Vigil: The Longest Night Announced

Glass Heart Games and Another Indie have announced the 2D action-platformer Vigil: The Longest Night.

Vigil: The Longest Night will release early next year for Windows PC (via Steam), PS4, Switch, and Xbox One.

The game is described as a 2D action-platformer with horror elements inspired by Lovecraft and Taiwanese folklore. You play as Leila, a warrior trying to save her hometown from grotesque cosmic horrors. You can check out the announcement trailer above.

Here’s a rundown of the game:

Brutal Combat and Cosmic Horror
Vigil: The Longest Night is a 2D action platformer with precise, technical combat and a strong narrative. Inspired by Salt and Sanctuary and Castlevania, Vigil: The Longest Night aims to challenge players with its difficulty while compelling them with a tale of eldritch horror. Follow Leila on her quest to save her hometown from the creeping evil infesting the surrounding countryside. Navigate a world that wanders between dream and reality, sanity and madness, and uncover the secret of the longest night and the monstrous entities invading their world.

Game Features

  • Experiment with 4 types of weapon and multiple varieties of each type.
  • A number of unique items to suit how you play
  • A fusion of Lovecraftian prose and Taiwanese culture
  • Complex Skill Tree to create the ultimate warrior of light.
  • Unique art style inspired by the art of Chinese Paper Cutting
  • Brutal Enemies with multiple methods of attack and surprising attacks
  • Explore dank caves, abandoned villages, and haunted forests
  • Meet the residents of Leila’s hometown as they struggle in world of maddening darkness
  • Battle a host of hideous bosses from the depths of your nightmares
  • Multiple endings to unravel
  • Music by the talented Jouni Valjakka of popular band Whispered
Frank Streva


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