Berserk Boy demo released for Gamescom, available to download now from Steam
The very first playable demo for upcoming action-platformer Berserk Boy has been released as part of the Future Games Show ‘Virtual Showfloor’ and is available to download now for free from Steam, publisher Big Sugar can confirm.
Berserk Boy on Steam:
Future Games Show ‘Virtual Showfloor’:
The premiere title from developer BerserkBoy Games, Berserk Boy combines slick platforming, gorgeously illustrated cut-scenes, a variety of play-styles, vibrant visuals influenced by the classic look of Sega Genesis/Mega Drive games, and a 16-bit soundtrack from Sonic Mania composer, Tee Lopes
The demo introduces players to Kei, the titular hero, and offers a chance to play through Berserk Boy‘s opening level. Two of the game’s five Berserk forms are available to try – Lightning and Fire – both of which come with their own abilities and attacks.
Berserk Boy is currently scheduled to launch Q4 2022 for PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.
Berserk Boy is a vibrant, retro-inspired 2D action platformer that lets you… GO BERSERK! Change into different forms and use the power of Lightning, Fire, Earth, Air, and Ice as you race through stylish stages in a heroic battle to save the planet from the evil Dr. Genos!
About the game:
Key features Change into different Berserk forms: Merge with the five Berserk Force Orbs – Lightning, Fire, Earth, Air, and Ice – and absorb their unique abilities! Go Berserk! Chain together combos to fill your Berserk Meter and trigger a form’s special attack! Upgrade and become even more powerful! Explore New Hope City and beyond: Jump, dash, slam, and slide through multiple sprawling stages! Find alternate paths and hidden collectibles! A modern adventure with a retro feel: Slick and stylish platforming action inspired by a love for the genre greats! Play for big scores and fast times! Music by Sonic Mania composer Tee Lopes: Full original soundtrack pumping with high-energy 16-bit nostalgia! Enjoy the beats as you Go Berserk!