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  Wield the sword and save the future when Oniken: Unstoppable Edition leaps onto consoles next month
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01/17/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

17 January 2019 – Indie publisher Digerati and developer JoyMasher have joined forces to bring the fast-paced action of Oniken: Unstoppable Edition to consoles. The game will be available to download from 8 February on Nintendo Switch. PS4 and Xbox One owners can expect the game to release soon after in spring 2019 (exact date TBA). 

The Nintendo Switch version will be available with a 20% launch discount for a limited time. In addition, anyone who purchases Oniken: Unstoppable Edition for Nintendo Switch will be entitled to a 10% discount on Odallus: The Dark Call, which is also developed by JoyMasher and is releasing simultaneously on Nintendo Switch with Oniken: Unstoppable Edition

The Unstoppable Edition enhances the acclaimed hardcore challenge of Oniken with a bevy of gameplay, level design, and graphical improvements.

Trailer: https://youtu.be/mMeNoJoELXs

Review code request: http://bit.ly/OnikenCode   

Destructoid - “If you love 8-bit games and hate yourself, dying repeatedly within Oniken’s six merciless levels brings its own form of joy that is rare in games these days”

RockPaperShotgun - “I’ve had a play, and it’s as authentic as it looks. Right down to my dying over and over on the second level, as I did in every single game like this through the 80s.”

Indie Haven - “Oniken can be summed up in two words: BAD ASS. Most 8-bit homages don’t capture a fraction of the spirit this game possesses.”

Thanks to a partnership with Eastasiasoft Limited, Oniken: Unstoppable Edition will also launch digitally in the second quarter of 2019 (exact date is TBA) for PS4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan and other Asian territories. It will also be available in the following physical versions from Play-Asia.com:

  • Oniken: Unstoppable Edition (PS4)
  • Oniken + Odallus Collection (PS4/Switch)
  • Oniken + Odallus Collection: Limited Edition (Switch)
Release dates are still to be set, but all physical versions will be available to pre-order from Play-Asia starting 24 January, 2019. 

About the game

In a post-apocalyptic future controlled by a sinister corporation, ninja mercenary Zaku is the last hope for humanity. Inspired by the demanding gameplay of 8-bit action/platformers, Oniken: Unstoppable Edition pits your agility and swordplay against a gauntlet of enemies, traps, and challenging bosses.

Key Features

  • 8-bit inspired pixel art and music
  • Cinematic cutscenes
  • Six difficult missions, plus additional bonus stages
  • Battle 18+ bosses in the campaign or Boss Rush mode
  • Single-life Hardcore Mode for a true challenge

About Digerati

As a publisher, Digerati is dedicated to helping independent developers bring their creations to market and into the hands of gamers. We take care of funding, distribution, marketing and production, leaving developers to focus on what they love – making incredible games and unique experiences.

Contact: [email protected]

About JoyMasher

JoyMasher is an indie game studio founded in 2012 by Danilo Dias and Thais Weiller. We made Oniken and Odallus and are currently developing Blazing Chrome and some other fun and secret projects. https://joymasher.com/

About Eastasiasoft Limited

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, Eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of Eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Ghost Blade HD, Reverie, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise. http://www.eastasiasoft.com/

About Clickteam

Founded in 1993, Clickteam is a leading software development company and maintains a lead position in the game development field with their flagship product, Clickteam Fusion 2.5. With a strong company ethos in improving current and future technologies, Clickteam have the expertise and professional experience capable to take on new and existing projects that require conversion for consoles such as PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. http://www.clickteam.com