Crowsworn is an upcoming grim fantasy action-platformer metroidvania inspired by the likes of Hollow Knight, Bloodborne, and Devil May Cry. It's been in development for a while and a fresh trailer has arrived.

This was funded on Kickstarter where it became one of the top most-funded games on the platform. Celebrating their one year anniversary of the Kickstarter, the newest trailer showcases some of what has been seen before plus some new footage included too:

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Game Features:

  • Spandex-tight controls.
  • Stylish combat with over-the-top exhilarating combos.
  • Explore a giant interconnected world riddled with monsters, men, and machines.
  • Discover new abilities and upgrades, each further expanding the limits of exploration in the world.
  • Equip and customize rune arrangements with an interconnected system allowing for a wide array of personalized configurations.
  • More than 120 unique enemies!
  • More than 30 unique boss encounters!
  • A deep and compelling story, delivered in souls-like fashion.
  • Challenging AI to really keep you on your toes!
  • Over a dozen unique side quests for those keen on deep-diving into the lore!
  • Hand drawn 2D high-frame-count traditional animation style.
  • A badass original soundtrack, composed by J.J. Ipsen.

The release is still some time away so you can follow it on Steam.

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6 comments

skye 11 Jul
This game looks very inspired by hollow knight. Almost needs to dedicate part of their steam page to saying what they do different?

It also looks fun though and I imagine that confusion will settle down as it establishes itself.
ShabbyX 11 Jul
Quoting: skyeAlmost needs to dedicate part of their steam page to saying what they do different?

Which I hope would be "nothing" :D
scaine 11 Jul
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When a game has "Spandex-tight controls", you know you're in good hands.
tskaalgard 11 Jul
I can definitely see the influence from Hollow Knight. Someone further up in the comments mentioned something about how they should dedicate a section on their Steam Store page about what they do different - hey, sometimes more of something good is a good thing on its own :)
s0la 11 Jul
It basically screams "Hollow Knight" from the first time I saw it, but looks amazing nonetheless, I can't wait to give it a try! :)
denyasis 12 Jul
Yassss.

I think I can see a little bit of hollow knight in there. The color palette seems kinda like a few of Hollow Knights levels. But I also get a very a much more Anime vibe, which I like.
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