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Castle In The Darkness
Genre: Action, Adventure, RPG
Platforms: PC
Players: Single-player
Aug 30, 2012 @ 1:38pm
Nov 12, 2013 @ 10:46am
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Release date: Early 2013

Another Princess Needs Saving!

The kingdom of Alexandria had slept peacfully for many years, free of wars and menace. But on the third full moon, fifty years after the king's victory over an ancient evil, the kingdom is attacked by a legion of evil monsters once again. The princess is kidnapped by an evil sorceror, and it's your duty as a royal knight to return her to the castle safely!

Castle In The Darkness is a retro-styled exploration platformer that blends the challenging-yet-rewarding gameplay concepts of classic NES games (like Megaman, Metroid, Castlevania etc.) with modern tight controls and fast play!

Key Features

  • An open-ended game world for you to explore!
  • Hundreds of enemies and bosses to defeat!
  • Many items to collect that will strengthen you and help you win!
  • Popular references that will amuse you (and probably also be dangerous)!
  • An awesome soundtrack of 8-bit melodic rock!
  • Tons of hidden secrets to find!
  • Extra game modes!
  • All the above and more for the (cheap) price of most games' DLC!


Originally posted by Logan Booker, Kotaku AU:
"It’ll be “very challenging”, a concept anyone who’s played Megaman will be very, very familiar with. As long as there are no bloody invisible blocks, I’ll be happy."

Originally posted by Chris Priestman, DIYGamer:
"But let’s cut to the chase and start talking about that sound – the chime of coins and shuffles of the sword, and then the soundtrack. And then the soundtrack. And then the damn soundtrack! Yes, we like it, just a little bit."

Originally posted by Chris Demelo,
"dude we should grab sushi and talk about video games"

More info:

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Popular Discussions View All (3)
Apr 4 @ 3:48am
What happened to this game?
Jun 3, 2013 @ 3:21pm
Interesting Fast Pace NES Style Game
Dec 4, 2013 @ 2:29pm
Indie Game of The Week
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perlucido Aug 23 @ 11:56am 
Me lo compro fijo!
Giraya Aug 16 @ 12:12pm 
WHen they are goin to release?
Ichimaru19 Aug 7 @ 9:04am 
Increíble! *o*
D2417 Jul 13 @ 2:46am 
Se ve bien
wingzero5555 Jun 11 @ 10:06pm 
Any updates on the release date. Its just that I so desperatly want you to take my money for this awesome looking game
04chuy May 7 @ 11:05am 
Se ve bueno me gusta ese estilo
MeFe10oFeL Mar 13 @ 6:54am 
DarioBroda Jan 20 @ 12:02pm 
First of all: the game looks awesome!! second: it needs to have a german support as well. Not for me but my cousin^^.
alaska_alexx Dec 29, 2013 @ 3:28am 
Any idea on relase date? Very interested
MartyrA2J Dec 4, 2013 @ 2:28pm 
Featured this on my Youtube channel!
Also thanks to the developer for this awesome game!
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