Battle Axe

Battle Axe

Format: Nintendo Switch
Publisher: Numskull Games
Genre: Arcade
SRP: £34.99
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Itemcode: NSKEARNUM41714
EAN: 5056280417149
Street Date: March
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Description

Inspired by the classic adventure games of the 80s & 90s, Battle Axe is an arcade top-down hack & slash created by veteran pixel artist Henk Nieborg. Battle Axe features high quality visuals, true to form game mechanics, and music from the legendary VGM composer Manami Matsumae - retro gamers rejoice!

 

For as long as you and your people can remember, your homeland of Mercia has been held in the tyrannical grip of “Etheldred”; a despotic sorceress who resides in a seemingly impenetrable tower in the distant icy wastelands to the north. Every seven years she sends her armies south to handpick inhabitants from each township who will be subjected to a life of slavery, and they are never heard from again.

 

A call is sent out to champions across the land pleading with them to put an end to her rule. An elf, a wizard and a marauder answer the call. Join this band of heroes on their quest the vanquish evil from the land and defeat Etheldred once and for all!

 

Features:

  • Pixel Art Fun: An adventure for pixel art enthusiasts, with gorgeously designed characters and environments to enjoy with every frame.
  • Hack ‘n’ Slash Adventure: Familiar yet revitalised, thanks to new gameplay elements, improved controls and pixel perfect animations.
  • Enjoy a Timeless Melody: A superb soundtrack by legendary composer Manami Matsumae.
  • Solo or Co-Op: Choose from three highly detailed heroes to embark with on your quest, playing alone or with a friend in local co-op.
  • Inspired by the Classics: Inspired by genre classics like Gauntlet and Golden Axe.