Within the Blade, a ninja-themed indie action game from Ratalaika Games and developer Ametist Studio, now has a digital release date for consoles.
The game from Ametist Studio has several differentiating and unique features with its simplistic presentation providing detailed pixel art animations, ninjas galore battling to their deaths, weapon crafting, and a lot more to present an incredible challenge that will please and encourage even the most experienced players. Importantly, aspects like random level generation, crafting, and skill trees are all part of a fantastic combination of concepts and innovative implementation.
In Within the Blade, Mamoru Imai, a Japanese Daime, summons demons to join his army, but darkness takes over his body and the demons wreak devastation on the land. The player begins in the town of Black Lotus, where sensei dispatches him on his next assignment. Players will progress through five game acts.
Each act has five levels as well as several terrifying and aggressive monsters, with the goal of finishing all 25 levels and killing all the bosses. Along with the player’s basic goal of living, battling, and progressing – each level includes extra chores that must be completed in order for the player to get additional experience and money.
Within the Blade is coming to the Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and the Nintendo Switch on July 16, 2021.