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Today’s Spotlight is Roah, an action-platformer by Grynsoft, the developers of Wings of Vi.
You play as Roah, a monster girl that sets out on a quest to save her home planet. Gain new abilities that will help you explore and survive the game’s nonlinear levels.
Like Wings of Vi, Roah is aimed at players that want a fairly challenging action-platformer, and features large bosses with gigantic, screen-covering attack patterns, though there is a casual mode for the less skilled gamers out there. You can check out the launch trailer above.
Roah is available on Windows PC via Steam for $24.99.
Here’s a rundown of the game:
A great unknown danger is approaching Roah’s home planet. Follow Roah as she explores the world and encountering all of its different factions, uncovering the mystery of what is draining the planets lifeforce.
The game takes inspiration from Rayman Legends, An Untitled Story and a variety of classic adventure platformers. Roah will have a big open world with new abilities, skills and moves to obtain and master. It features unique fighting-game inspired combat with tons of different moves to perform.
From the developer of Wings of Vi and I Wanna Be The Boshy, Roah’s intended audience will be people looking for a challenge, to the most hardcore of platformer lovers. There is also be a casual mode with a bunch of changes to open the game up for new players.
– Expressive and flexible combat system.- Non-linear adventure path.
– Unique and challenging boss battles.
– Diverse environments.
– Obtain new forms to solve puzzles and overcome the environment.
– Casual mode for a an easier playthrough.
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