Publisher The Arcade Crew and developer Tako Boy Studios announced a release date for Cross Blitz, their new deckbuilding RPG.
Cross Blitz launches for Windows PC (via Steam early access) on November 29th. The game is planned to be in early access for 14 to 16 months, during which the team will add “major” content additions, fixes, balancing, and more.
Here’s a rundown on the game, plus a new trailer:
Cross Blitz is a unique deckbuilder where heartfelt adventure meets fierce, strategic battles. Whether you explore its rich story or its challenging roguelite mode, Cross Blitz will test your tactical mind as you venture forth and build the perfect decks – utilizing clever card combos and synergies as you fight against the many colorful foes scattered throughout Crossdawn Isle.
Embark on an Adventure, All Hands on Deck!
Join the fearless pirate Redcroft as he strikes a deal to win back his stolen freedom from the merciless Princess Eingana; or help the pop-star Violet in her search for a mystical artifact to stop the evil escapades of a mysterious doppelgänger hijacking her stardom!
Throughout each hero’s adventure, you’ll explore a variety of unique locations while unlocking a wealth of new cards, abilities and relics. Use your treasure trove of strategic options to perfect the ultimate deck that best suits your preferred playstyle.
Engage in captivating battles that require strategy and cunning – with more than 200 cards to experiment with – as you build powerful decks to stomp your foes into dust! Easy to pick but chock-full of challenge, you’ll have to harness the strength of your minions alongside a plethora of spells, traps, and match-finishing Blitz Bursts if you’re to claim victory!
Build Your Decks and Get Ready to Blitz
Every encounter is a new challenge to overcome, so be prepared to be put to the test. But don’t fret – you’ll grow stronger as you level up with each conquered opponent!
Craft new cards with the help of Mawlder the Melder, the grizzled cardsmith. By earning ingredients and recipes from battles, you’ll be able to craft even more powerful cards to add to your collection!
Tusk Tales, A Roguelite Adventure
In Tusk Tales, you’ll use the island map to explore the expansive world of Cross Blitz, visiting its many peculiar regions. But nothing is set in stone on this perilous adventure, as every run is different: your path will never be the same and adaptation is key to survival. Think before you act, as each choice you make will impact your journey.
Select from a multitude of mercenaries, each with their own playstyle and starting deck of companions, as you battle your way through increasingly difficult opponents. Purchase and equip powerful trinkets that instantly boost the strength of your chosen cards. Additionally, unique landmarks can be found throughout each region of the map, offering a variety of choices that provide new and exciting ways to adjust your strategic approach, run after run.
- Collect over 200 cards and build the most powerful decks you can imagine! Gather ingredients from winning battles to craft even more powerful cards!
- Enjoy 30+ hours of thrilling adventure across different storylines as our heroes face a variety of trials and tribulations. Whether it’s battling a bomb-obsessed canine pirate captain or facing off against a star-crazed circus ringleader, there’s always a new surprise around the corner!
- Discover the “Tusk Tales” roguelite mode and its endless replayability. Unlock and upgrade new mercenaries, relics, trinkets and more as you battle against increasingly difficult opponents and explore the many ever-changing regions of Crossdawn Isle.
- Explore an expansive world filled with colorful characters and curious locations, with plenty of secrets to be found along the way – all beautifully rendered in hand-crafted pixel art.