Slavic Action RPG “Yaga” Now Available on PC and Consoles

Breadcrumbs Interactive and Versus Evil have just launched their Slavic-inspired action-RPG Yaga for Windows PC (via the Epic Games Store, with a Steam version coming next year), Switch, PS4, and Xbox One. The game had previous launched for the Apple Arcade subscription service.

Yaga is a comedic action-RPG based on Slavic folklore that follows Ivan, a one-handed blacksmith that keeps being given impossible tasks by the Tzar to slay rampaging monsters. You can check out a launch trailer above.

Here’s a rundown of the game:

Play as Ivan, a one-handed blacksmith cursed with incredible bad luck.
Ivan is caught between a Tzar giving him impossible tasks, a mysterious witch who wants to manipulate him, and his grandma who wants him to find a wife.

Start your journey in an action RPG where the story and characters react to the way you roleplay your character.

  • Building a reputation through roleplaying results in different interactions with villagers and NPCs, unlocking secrets, trading options, or bestowing game-changing curses or blessings upon the player character.
  • Pagan beliefs and superstitions are key to unlocking hidden secrets, getting house spirits on your side, or avoiding the powerful curses of unclean creatures.
  • Fateful Crossroads between levels allow the player to influence the difficulty, challenge and level generation of the game
  • Discover and combine lots of talismans and artifacts that change the player’s abilities and the gameplay
  • Craft and upgrade an arsenal of weapons and tools to aid you in your journeys.
  • Unique Soundtrack featuring underground folklore band Subcarpați.
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Frank was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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