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New Beginnings
Studio update & Kova
Release date: Fourth Quarter 2017
Now On Kickstarter!

[Systems Now Online]An unknown transmission is being detected by the ship's scanners, I better go check it out. It's been too long since my last pay day, and the ship needs repairs. [End of log]

Kova is a side-scrolling RPG set in a distant, technologically-advanced future when human-kind has colonized planets across galaxies.

You’re Kova Rimor, a space mercenary on her way to the next payday. You happen across a foreign beacon when your ship is interdicted by another ship and crash-lands on an uninhabited, icy planet. What is the mystery behind this beacon? Where does it come from? As you unravel its story and contents, you might find an answer to the most perplexing question of all: "Why have humans been alone in the Universe?"

Investigating the mystery behind this alien-like beacon, you’ll explore different planets and interact with allies and foes alike that may push you to change tactics, battling hostile forces and taking on side missions to increase the abilities of your weapons, suit and ship, metroidvania-style.

  • Join one of three factions, each with their own perks, missions and dialog options
  • Craft shift upgrades, ammo and other items
  • FPS-like combat controls paired-down for 2D, allowing you to fully aim and control trajectory
  • Take on side missions to get information and earn credits, so you can upgrade your skills, ship and weapons
  • Uncover one of the universe’s greatest mysteries by collecting and analyzing beacons
  • Explore a variety of planets with their own distinct atmosphere, different town hubs and side-missions to take on.

We’re planning to release Kova later this year. You can follow the game on Twitter @KovaGame and @Blackhivemedia - and look out for our Kickstarter campaign on March 28th!

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Sharppuis Jun 12, 2017 @ 10:32am 
XOAL May 21, 2017 @ 11:51pm 
No early access?
RayWolf7 May 15, 2017 @ 4:16am 
Spanish and take my money :spiffo:
He110Ne0 May 3, 2017 @ 4:06pm 
New Interview is up w/the creators of Kova!! Check it out -
Black Hive  [author] Apr 22, 2017 @ 2:44pm 
Thank you for your continued support! We'd love to see you help us on Thunderclap!
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Pssssssssss Apr 17, 2017 @ 8:08pm 
UnKn0Wn † Apr 15, 2017 @ 5:34am 
Very nice game.
soundtoxin Apr 12, 2017 @ 10:01am 
Glad to see GNU/Linux support. I'll keep an eye on this.
Black Hive  [author] Apr 9, 2017 @ 2:38pm 
We are also on Kickstarter for anyone who wants to check us out over there and join in! :steamhappy:
RiomJE Apr 9, 2017 @ 12:58am