The Tarnishing of Juxtia launches on July 26 for PC

Publisher Mastiff and developer Actual Nerds have announced that The Tarnishing of Juxtia will launch for PC (Steam) on July 26. It will be priced at $24.99, with a 10% discount to $22.49 until August 2.

A new trailer for the 'Souls-like 2D action RPG' shows off some of the game's bosses, locations, and gameplay. The footage and description can be found below, via Mastiff.

The Tarnishing of Juxtia combines atmospheric pixel art and a hauntingly beautiful score with challenging 2D skirmishes. Playing as the final creation of the Goddess Juxtia – and choosing from a staggering variety of weapons, armor sets and abilities – you’re tasked with defeating the Shadow God Drelium of Crescentpeak … a mysterious, alien realm filled with strange machinery and occult magic.

Last but not least, the game’s “Energy Rush” system allows the fiercest warriors to get a super-charged boost of stamina and mana after landing consecutive attacks, increasing the odds of a successful run!

Key Features

  • An Extraordinary Adventure Awaits: Explore 15 unique environments, engage in 14 formidable boss battles, and uncover plenty of secrets and sidequests in this sprawling 20+ hour action RPG.
  • Risk vs. Reward Combat: A unique Energy Rush system rewards skilled players who manage to land consecutive attacks.
  • Terrifying Boss Battles: Face evil head-on as you battle corrupted saints, ancient war machines, destructive gods and more in explosive, multiphase boss fights that will push your skills to the limit.
  • Earn Powerful New Abilities: Acquire Relics from fallen bosses that can be powered up to unleash devastating Ultimate offensive and defensive abilities – allowing you to turn the tide of battle in your favor while adding a unique flair to your character build.
  • Kingdoms Filled with Weapons & Loot: Uncover a wealth of unique weapons, armor sets, magic abilities, and Relics.
  • Develop Unique Character Builds: With access to more than 35 weapons and 18 armor sets, create a character that thrives on your playstyle and visual preferences!