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2D Souls-like The Tarnishing of Juxtia Hits PC July 26th

Screenshot of The Tarnishing of Juxtia

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.

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Tom Cox

Tom Cox

Tom is a News and Social Media Editor at RPGFan with a love for Pokémon, Zelda and One Piece. When he's not playing games he can often be found catching up on One Piece or hiking with his dog, Otto.

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