Niche Spotlight – Eastern Exorcist

Eastern Exorcist

Today’s Niche Spotlight is Eastern Exorcist, a 2D side-scrolling action-RPG by Wildfire Game and bilibili that recently left Early Access.

You play as an exorcist exploring a hand-drawn fantasy world inspired by far East Asian folklore and mythology. Slay monstrous demons and other evil entities in a tactical, combo-based combat system comprised of skillful strikes and dodges.

You can find the earlier reveal trailer below.

Eastern Exorcist is available on Windows PC (via Steam), and PlayStation 4 for $16.99 USD.

You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:

Eastern Exorcist is a stunning 2D side-scrolling action RPG set in a fictitious eastern world with the infestation of vicious demon monsters. Play as a skilled exorcist against chaotic evil to fight your way through the brutal world, and experience unforeseen entanglements of complex beings.

Art Direction
All hand-drawn Chinese ink painting style, with many atmospheric scenes.

Combat System
Use your sword to execute demons and monsters with tactical combat mechanics in hand-drawn frame-by-frame action design.

Experience a complicated journey with joy and sorrow as an exorcist.

Cutscenes are showed in the form of Chinese Opera.

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Frank was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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