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Niche Spotlight – Thymesia

Thymesia

Today’s Niche Spotlight is Thymesia, a grueling action-RPG by OverBorder Studio and Team17.

Thymesia is set in the once thriving Kingdom of Hermes, which has now fallen to a cataclysmic plague. The kingdom’s only hope is Corvus, a mysterious individual whose scattered memories hold the secrets to curing the plague ravaging the world.

Embrace Corvus’ enigmatic raven powers as you battle against humans that have been twisted by the plague’s horrific mutations. Use the plague’s own weapons against them by harnessing corrupted weapons wielded by the bosses you slay in the game’s fast and brutal combat system.

You can find the launch trailer for Thymesia below:

Thymesia is available on Windows PC (via GOG and Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series XIS for $24.99.

You can find a rundown for Thymesia below:

The once thriving Kingdom of Hermes has fallen to an age of calamity.

Seen as the answer to all the kingdom’s ailments, alchemy became a widely used practice across the land, with denizens welcoming it into their homes, using it to enhance and heal as they saw fit. When the price of alchemy became too steep, attempts to halt its use were made, each as woefully unsuccessful as the last, with the catastrophic consequences felt across the realm. Within days, the kingdom fell to chaos, infected monsters prowling the blood-soaked streets, all hope of a cure lost.

Corvus is the kingdom’s final hope, the fate of Hermes resting in his feathered hands. The truth is buried deep in the memories Corvus left scattered throughout the punishing world, and only by collecting these lost memories can the kingdom be saved, but each time he dives back in, trying to piece together the truth, all he finds is more secrets.

Key Features

  • Harness the plague: Seize plague weapons from gruesome bosses and formidable enemies, wielding them as deadly weapons. Giving enemies a taste of their own medicine will be the only way to survive the horrors that lurk in the shadows of the once thriving kingdom
  • Embrace the Raven: Shift into your raven form during battle, throw feathers like daggers to interrupt your enemies’ attacks, and perform executions with the swiftness of a raptor.
  • Fight your way: Upgrade and modify Corvus’ basic movements and plague weapons, build your very own playstyle, and prepare for the challenges that await in your own unique way.
  • Unforgiving enemies: Corrupted by the plague, and mutated into monsters, enemies are twisted and incredibly hostile, challenging your ability at every turn.
  • Shattered memories: Piece together Corvus’ past as you dive back into his memories, trying to uncover the truth hidden in the past.

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