Magic School RPG Ikenfell launches for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on October 8

Publisher Humble Games and developer Happy Ray Games have announced that magic school RPG Ikenfell will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC (Steam, Humble) on October 8. 

Ikenfell began life as a Kickstarter campaign in 2016, where it raised more than CA$60,000 for the project. The game borrows a lot of inspiration from the Mario & Luigi series, including its sprite style and timing battle mechanics.

A new trailer, gameplay, description, and screenshot set can be found below.

Gamescom Trailer

6 Minutes of Gameplay

A turn based-tactical RPG about a group of troublesome magic students. Use timing mechanics to power your spells and block attacks, explore the twisted halls of a vast magic school, fight challenging monsters and bosses, find tons of hidden treasure, and uncover dark secrets never meant to be found.

  • A heartwarming and twist-filled story about friendship, trust, love and loss
  • 3 students in battle, from a total of 6, each with unique powers and strengths
  • 48 unique spells: blast your enemies, knock them back, poison them, or heal and buff your allies. There is no "MP"... spells are about skill and strategy! Each with its own timing to master
  • 100+ enemies to battle: spirits, myths, monsters... even students and teachers! Learn their tricks and traps, and master the timing of their attacks to overcome them
  • 22 challenging bosses who will push your strategy and timing to the limit
  • Hundreds of items to discover: wands, hats, cloaks, rings, and magical artifacts. Secret treasure is hidden everywhere, and every item you find helps you fight against the powers threatening you.
  • Explore a vast school of magic: the dorms, alchemy labs, astronomy tower, twilight yard, and a dozen more mysterious and magical locations
  • Beautiful soundtrack from the composers behind Steven Universe
  • Cats. Everywhere.