Grave Danger, an action-packed adventure game inspired by SNES games like The Lost Vikings is now live on PS4 and as of today is officially launched on Nintendo Switch. A Spotted Shark Studio, it is a part of their retro inspired collection. The game’s trailer can be seen below
As to what this game is really about, the official description reads, “WANTED: Dead AND Alive! Dante, Malice, and Elliot have all been cast as outlaws, and it’s up to you to help them clear their names. In a world that wants you both Dead AND Alive, there’s no rest for the living and or unliving. Switch between these three unique characters, mastering their movements and attacks, and guiding them further into the story.”[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”103″ gal_title=”Grave Danger Gameplay”]
The game is 2D action arcade style title that revolves around the characters Elliot, Dante and Malice. Following are the details regarding these characters:
Elliot is a powerful wizard capable of majestic feats. Jump to great heights with his double jump ability, and phase through enemies while damaging them with his powerful shield spell. Enemies should be wary of Elliots powerfull spell projectile that can be fire in many small shots or one big powerful shot. Elliot finds himself captured and then rescued by a cowboy only to learn his troubles have just begun.
Dante is a capable cowboy that can wall jump with his signature spurs, allowing him to get to climb up, up, and up. Take advantage of his dash maneuver to dodge enemies, gain speed, and get a nice running jump. Dante’s revolver is his best friend and is a nice reliable companion in the face of adversity, take advantage of this in the tough spots where monsters roam.
Malice is a reaper and he has a lot of charm for a floating pile of bones. Using his otherworldly powers glide across large gaps or drop spirit bombs to decimate your foes. Use Malice’s signature scythe like a boomerang to slash multiple enemies at the same time, don’t be afraid to throw it, it always comes back to its master.
The game is about using each character’s special and unique abilities to solve puzzles on each level. The player will get to play with all of these characters, one at a time, mastering their moves and abilities in the journey. Teamwork is essential in Grave Danger. Each character must pull their weight and traverse the world to safety. Dante the cowboy is capable of climbing vertical walls. Malice the reaper can float horizontally across chasms and through narrow and dangerous areas. Elliot the wizard has magical elevation and can jump again once in mid-air.
- Play as three unique characters.
- Engage in 2d puzzle/platforming.
- Explore and fight through three quirky worlds.
- Solve puzzles while defeating meddlesome enemies.
- Play alone or CO-OP with a friend.
- Uncover an evil plot involving robots, cake, skulls, and one mean baddie.
The game is available today for Steam on PC. It will run players $5.49 for the “Ultimate Edition”. On the PlayStation Store, it is available for $14.99 while on the eShop for the Switch, it is up for $19.99.