Chained Echoes is a 16-bit style fantasy RPG with mechs to be showcased at the Gamescom Indie Arena Booth Online, set to release in Q4 2021
Chained Echoes is a traditionally styled '16-bit style fantasy RPG with mechs and airships' that will be showcased at Gamescom though the Indie Arena Booth Online from August 27 to August 30. The Indie Arena Booth Online is a virtual booth area where anyone can check out virtual game booths for indie games in their browser.
Chained Echoes is a story-driven, turn-based RPG inspired by the classics, featuring customizable airships and mechs. There are no random encounters, and instead, each fight will be seen during exploration. The game is set to release in Q4 2021 for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.
Developed largely by a lone developer Matthias Linda, Chained Echoes ran a Kickstarter campaign in early 2019, raising more than €130,000 for the project. The game was then picked up by Deck13 Spotlight as a publishing partner in January 2020.
A Kickstarter trailer, description, and screenshot set can be found below.
Take up your sword, channel your magic or board your Mech. Chained Echoes is a 16-bit SNES style RPG set in a fantasy world where dragons are as common as piloted mechanical suits. Follow a group of heroes as they explore a land filled to the brim with charming characters, fantastic landscapes and vicious foes. Can you bring peace to a continent where war has been waged for generations and betrayal lurks around every corner?
Chained Echoes is a story-driven game where a group of heroes travel around the vast continent of Valandis to bring an end to the war between its three kingdoms. In the course of their journey, they will travel through a wide array of diverse landscapes spanning from wind-tanned plateaus and exotic archipelagos to sunken cities and forgotten dungeons.
- 20-25 hours of play time
- Fast paced turn-based battles
- No random encounters; enemies can be seen running around
- Tons of items to be looted, stolen or crafted
- Complex skill and equipment system
- Customize your own airship
- Travel and fight by foot or in your Mech
- 16-bit SNES style graphics
- Music inspired by PSX RPGs