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THIS IS...... Greenlit!
Release date: 2016
Spartan is an epic 2D platformer that offers old school, tough as nails gameplay with pixel perfect controls. Spartan utilizes Unreal's Paper2D plugin to provide silky smooth animations, eye popping visuals and an awesome original soundtrack!

Help King Leo fight his way towards Mount Olympus, starting from his home town Sparta, in a suicidal attempt to avenge the Gods for the misfortunes that they brought upon his people. Hazards, traps, the Gods themselves and all the mythical creatures right out of Homers books will try to prevent you from succeeding.

Armed only with his trusty Shield and Sword he needs YOU in order to overcome all the dangers in this deadly adventure!

Details about the game:
We try really hard to create interesting and unique gameplay that will differentiate our game from the "classic" recipe of action platformers. In addition to all the fun that this particular genre provides we spiced up Spartan with some interesting ideas and gameplay twists.

Most of our enemies have aggressive A.I meaning that instead of just patrolling left / right and attacking you in a predetermined way (like most platformers do), ours will "sense" when you try to sneak up on them and they will turn around and attack. If they feel cornered they will charge you even if that means that they will end up on your blade! They have random walk cycles, they tend to rest when the get tired and not all of them have the same LOS, making for an exciting and full of surprises play-through!

Another key element of our game is defending. King Leo's shield is not there for show! He can use it to defend from attacks and although our game is fantasy we try to keep realistic what he can deflect and what not. For example he cant block a rock twice his size but he can block a rock that is as big as his shield. What is interesting though is that he can move his shield to defend either his head or his body. Not all enemies attack at the same height so use caution and Spartan-like reflexes to adjust accordingly to the situation!

Defend To Survive!

Crazed up enemies! Use your shield wisely to survive!

In contrary with other similar games out there our levels are MASSIVE and non linear! No more: you move in one direction and once you get passed a certain point you have to finish the level and replay it from the beginning if you want to grab all the coins. We create levels that you can literally reach the end and then walk right back to the start. The goal of the game is to activate the portals to advance to the next level. In order to do so you must collect artifacts that are scattered all across the level. If you do not collect them then there is no way to finish the level. Checkpoints are re checkable so you can move freely back and forth, but you can use shortcuts once you enable them in order not to replay areas that you dont want to again.

Find The Artifacts!

Reaching the end of a level without all of the artifacts.

Activate shortcuts

Complete the level and get your performance achievement!

Spartan is not easy! But don't worry! With precise controls, full gamepad support and defending and attacking mechanisms at your disposal you can only get better the more you die! Spartan has no lives, no continues no time limits. Die and you are instantly teleported back to the last checkpoint to try again and again, until you prove to King Leo that you are worthy to play by his side!

You Will Die.. A Lot!

King Leo has no time to waste!

Spartan has an awesome original soundtrack!

Please visit our site to preview some audio samples.

Popular Discussions View All (1)
Jun 13, 2015 @ 5:01am
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Le pasteur Jun 30, 2015 @ 7:06pm 
Bonjour /soir
Personnellement je ne prendrais pas ce jeu... mais j'ai voté OUI simplement que ce jeu est très bien pour les enfants... (sans vouloir insulter personne) riche en couleur et ne brise pas les yeux... il fait preuve également d'originalité et demande une machine avec peu de performance ce qui est un atout... Félicitation et bonne continuité.

Good morning / evening
Personally I would not take this game ... but I voted YES simply that this game is very good for children ... ( without wanting to insult anyone ) rich in color and does not break up ... he shows also of originality and request a machine with some performance which is an asset ... Congratulations and good continuity... sorry translate by google.
SilverPaw Jun 25, 2015 @ 5:43am 
I Would Totally Buy This Game looks So Fun!
Shafylus Jun 9, 2015 @ 4:38pm 
Looks good, voted! 
Sinister Cyclops Game Studios  [author] Jun 8, 2015 @ 7:37am 

Thanks! Glad i could help.
StalkinU Jun 8, 2015 @ 6:01am 
Upvoted just cause you responded with another solution on ue4 :P
HermitPal Jun 8, 2015 @ 2:09am 
nice game!
Dissection_Br Jun 7, 2015 @ 10:47am 
Nitsolas O Moutsos Jun 7, 2015 @ 3:40am 
Love this kind of games! So hyped for this, can't wait!!!
Vailalex Jun 6, 2015 @ 4:56pm 
Upvoted, It looks really cool, although the visual could be a bit better.