Indie action RPG Moonlighter launches in May
11 bit studios and Digital Sun have announced that Indie action RPG Moonlighter will launch on May 29 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (including Mac and Linux). The game will run at $19.99 you can find the Steam page here.
Moonlighter, Kickstarted back in 2016, is part shop simulator and part rogue-lite. The player finds themselves in the shoes of Will the shopkeeper, who must conduct his store and wares while interacting with the people of Rynoka village. However, Will also dreams to be a hero, and traverses dungeon locales in order to take on dangerous monsters and collect loot.
Moonlighter is also getting a physical retail edition for PlayStation 4, as well as a release on Nintendo Switch, but pricing and release details will be revealed at a later time.
We have a release date trailer, game overview, and screenshot set posted below.
During an archeological excavation – a set of Gates were discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was found near the excavation site – providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure.
Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements that demonstrates two sides of the coin – revealing everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that secretly dreams of becoming a hero.During an archeological excavation – a set of Gates were discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was found near the excavation site – providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure.
While conducting your business in Rynoka village, you can put items on sale, set their price carefully, manage gold reserves, recruit assistants and upgrade the shop. Be careful though – some shady individuals may want to steal your precious wares!
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Getting to know Rynoka’s residents and understanding needs of customers is crucial. Some folks may have special quests for you, requesting rare items and offering handsome rewards in return.
Craft and enchant
Crafting and enchanting system is essential for the your progression. Interacting with the villagers is the way to craft new armors, weapons and enchant existing equipment. This creates a great deal of flexibility and spices up the way the equipment is used.
Get the loot
While visiting other worlds, collect valuable resources, weapons, armors, treasures and peculiar artifacts. Then, manage acquired loot using unique inventory-based abilities.
Fight with style
Defeating various enemies and bosses, revel in the challenging and deep combat mechanics. The depth of combat depends on the interactions between weapons, timing, positioning, enemies and environment. Feel comfortable developing your own battling style.
Gates lead to different worlds. Each run is unique and forces you to take some smart decisions. You never know what you will encounter next – that’s why you have to be prepared for everything.