2D Side-Scrolling Hack-and-Slash RPG Lost Epic Enters Steam Early Access

Lost Epic

Oneoreight and Team EARTHWARS have announced the Steam Early Access launch of 2D side-scrolling hack-and-slash RPG Lost Epic.

As stated in the press release (via email), players become God Slayers looking to take down the Pantheon of Six, and calling upon others online to help. Up to three players can take on gods, and those who help earn Anima and Tamahagane to improve equipment and skills.

Develop your character with a vast range of progression options, upgrade your weapons, and take on one third of the full game currently available in Early Access (at least 7-10 hours with additional challenges). This initial build also has over 30 weapons, over 100 skills, and character art by Namie (Fate/Grand Order, Arknights, Azur Lane).

The surprise launch came during the Indie Live Expo 2021, along with the game having a 15% launch discount on the $19.99 USD price. The full launch comes 2021.

You can find the gameplay trailer below.


You can find the abridged rundown (via Steam) below.

The latest title from the EARTH WARS team is here.
The team’s previous game 『EARTH WARS』has a download of over 300,000.

LOST EPIC is a 2D side-scrolling action RPG about a war between gods and humanity.
The player becomes the deity-defying knight, God Slayer, and explores the world known as Sanctum to bring the Pantheon of Six to their knees.

Game Features

  • Fast-paced action-packed battles
  • A huge range of character progression
  • A multitude of upgradeable weapons
  • Memorable side-stories from unique NPC’s
  • A world full of diverse biomes and gimmicks

Main Illustrator
An illustrator from Australia
Has done artwork for 「Fate/Grand Order」, 「Azur Lane」,「Arknights」
Character design for 「The farthest library in the mirror」etc.

Voice Cast
The daughter of a Witch, Alta: Wakana Maruoka
The Witch of Nabel, Cecilia: Nanako Mori
Beautiful and noble Dame of Sanctum: Marie Miyake
Son of God: Ryota Suzuki
A boy half beast, half human: Risa Tsumugi
Ghost Girl: Amane Shindo
A girl in hiding through Sanctum: Airi Ohtsu
A mysterious black cat: Fujiya Ichi

Mariko Higashiuchi
Taro Kiuchi
Honoka Inoue

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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