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Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials Heads to PS4 and Xbox One; July 15

Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials

Dangen Entertainment have announced 2D action-platformer Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials will be coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Developed by Unspeakable Pixels, the game originally launched on Windows PC and Nintendo Switch in October 2020. Players control a barbarian, trapped in a deep and ancient cave. Luckily, Pip the magical bat that agrees to help them. Pip can be used to solve puzzles, while the barbarian handles all of the smashing and bashing against the cave’s many monsters and boss encounters.

You can find the new trailer below.

Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials is available on Windows PC (via GOG, and Steam), Nintendo Switch, and July 15th on PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:

*Crash* …That was the sound of you landing face first in an abyss filled with monsters, traps, and eldritch secrets. But hey, it’s ok barbarian, you are not alone: Pip, your best friend—and mysteriously luminous bat—is with you. And it’s only by truly working together that you’ll be able to solve the abyss’ puzzles, fight off its hungry denizens, discover its true purpose and maybe -just maybe- make it out alive with the secrets of the primordials.

Key Features

  • Gain new skills for your barbarian and elemental powers for Pip, the (magic) bat!
  • A narrative-driven metroidvania with dialogue choices and plenty of humor and snark.
  • Big numbers! 400+ rooms, 20+ hours of evolving gameplay, 10+ bosses, 60+ minutes of music and almost 30,000 words of text that a barbarian would never bother to read!
  • Puzzles.
  • RPG elements with a level-up minigame.
  • Contains more fruit throwing than probably any other game.
  • Companions that join you in your quest and help you out in fights.
  • Multiple endings based on your choices and actions.
  • The thrown fruit are NOT wasted, they are eaten by the bat (who is magic).
  • A ton of secrets and hidden loot just about everywhere.
  • The (magic) bat has a whopping FIVE different squeaking sounds!
  • Fewer repetitive jokes than this description has.
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