Mastiff, alongside developer Actual Nerds, has announced that The Tarnishing of Juxtia will release on PC via Steam, GOG and the Epic Games Store on July 26th. The title is a brutal, pixel art, 2D action RPG that looks to provide players with a Souls-like experience.
The Tarnishing of Juxtia combines atmospheric pixel art and a hauntingly beautiful score with challenging 2D skirmishes. Playing as the final creation of the Goddess Juxtia – and choosing from a staggering variety of weapons, armor sets and abilities – you’re tasked with defeating the Shadow God Drelium of Crescentpeak … a mysterious, alien realm filled with strange machinery and occult magic.
Last but not least, the game’s “Energy Rush” system allows the fiercest warriors to get a super-charged boost of stamina and mana after landing consecutive attacks, increasing the odds of a successful run!
The Tarnishing of Juxtia Key Features
Mastiff has provided detail on the key features players will experience in the title, including:
An Extraordinary Adventure Awaits: Explore 15 unique environments, engage in 14 formidable boss battles, and uncover plenty of secrets and sidequests in this sprawling 20+ hour action RPG
Risk vs. Reward Combat: A unique Energy Rush system rewards skilled players who manage to land consecutive attacks.
Terrifying Boss Battles: Face evil head-on as you battle corrupted saints, ancient war machines, destructive gods and more in explosive, multiphase boss fights that will push your skills to the limit.
Earn Powerful New Abilities: Acquire Relics from fallen bosses that can be powered up to unleash devastating Ultimate offensive and defensive abilities – allowing you to turn the tide of battle in your favor while adding a unique flair to your character build.
Kingdoms Filled with Weapons & Loot: Uncover a wealth of unique weapons, armor sets, magic abilities, and Relics.
Develop Unique Character Builds: With access to more than 35 weapons and 18 armor sets, create a character that thrives on your playstyle and visual preferences!
The Tarnishing of Juxtia releases on PC via Steam, GOG and EGS on July 26th. The title will retail at $24.99 USD. If you plan to purchase the game soon after its release, you’ll be pleased to know that the title will be 10% off until August 2nd. For more on The Tarnishing of Juxtia and other Souls-like adventures, RPGFan is the place to be.