|Within the blade
|Aug 17, 2019
|PC > Action, Indie
Are you a fan of historical action games with a dose of supernatural elements? Look no further than “Within the Blade” – an exciting side-scrolling game that takes you on a journey through medieval Japan, filled with intense battles, ninja skills, and ancient magic. Developed by Korpus and published by Ratalaika Games, “Within the Blade” offers a unique gameplay experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Let’s dive into the details of this thrilling game.
The game is set in the year 1580, during the Sengoku period of Japan. The country is in chaos, divided among different factions fighting for power. As a member of the Godai ninja clan, your mission is to protect your home village from the invasion of a mysterious cult. The cult has summoned demons and other supernatural creatures to do their bidding and conquer Japan. It’s up to you to use your ninja skills and ancient magic to stop them and restore peace to the land.
“Within the Blade” is a 2D side-scrolling game, where you play as a ninja, jumping and slicing your way through enemies. You will encounter various enemies such as samurais, bandits, and demonic creatures, each with their own unique abilities and tactics. The game also features challenging boss battles that will test your skills and reflexes.
To survive the battles, you must master the art of stealth and assassination. You can sneak up on enemies and perform stealth kills or use your ninja weapons, such as shurikens and katanas, to defeat them. You can also use your grappling hook to traverse through the levels, finding hidden paths and treasures along the way.
As you progress through the game, you will unlock new skills and magic spells that will help you in your mission. These include fireballs and lightning strikes that can be used to clear out a group of enemies or break obstacles in your way.
Visuals and Sound
The game’s pixel art style adds to the overall nostalgic feel of traditional Japanese art and culture. The environments are beautifully designed, with a mix of historic landmarks and detailed landscapes. The character animations are smooth and fluid, making every action and battle sequence look visually appealing.
The game’s soundtrack, composed by David Fenn, perfectly captures the essence of ancient Japan. The traditional Japanese instruments and melodies create an immersive experience, adding to the overall atmosphere of the game.
Overall, “Within the Blade” is a well-crafted game that successfully blends historical elements with supernatural elements. The thrilling action and challenging gameplay make it a must-play for fans of the action genre. With its engaging storyline, stunning visuals, and captivating soundtrack, “Within the Blade” offers an experience that is both fun and immersive. So grab your sword, don your ninja gear, and get ready for an epic adventure through medieval Japan.
“Within the Blade” is now available on Steam, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Are you ready to become a ninja and save Japan?
“An immersive and challenging action game that will keep you hooked from start to finish.”
- Developer: Korpus
- Publisher: Ratalaika Games
- Platforms: Steam, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
- Genre: Action, Platformer
- Release Date: May 16, 2019
- OS: Windows Vista or 7 ,8, 10
- Processor: 2.16Hz
- Memory: 100 MB RAM
- Graphics: 128MB graphics
- Storage: 30 MB available space
How to Download
- Locate the "Download" button link on the page above.
- Click on the "Download" button to start the download process.
- Once the download is complete, open the downloaded file by double-clicking on it.
- A pop-up window may appear asking for permission to make changes to your computer. Click "Yes" to continue with the installation process.
- Follow the instructions on the installation window to choose the language, destination folder, and additional options (if any).
- Click "Next" to proceed.
- Read and accept the terms and conditions of the license agreement, then click "Next".
- Choose the installation directory and click "Install".
- The game will now begin to install. This may take a few minutes.
- Once the installation is complete, click "Finish" to exit the installation window.
- You can now launch the game from your desktop or the installation directory.