Game developer Long Hat House has just announced that its 2D metroidvania platformer Dandara will be out for the Android and iOS platforms as well as for major consoles and the PC on 6 February 2018. An overview for the game, lifted from its Steam page:
The world of Salt hangs on the brink of collapse. The citizens, once free spirits, now stand oppressed and isolated. But not all is lost, for out of this aether of fear arises a heroine, a ray of hope. Her name is Dandara.
Welcome to a unique 2D metroidvania platformer full of mystical creatures and boundless exploration. Defy gravity as you jump across floors, walls, and ceilings alike. Discover the mysteries and secrets hidden throughout the world of Salt and its diverse array of characters. Empower Dandara for combat and survival against enemies bent on oppression.
Awaken, Dandara, to bring freedom and balance to this directionless world.
- Innovative Controls – Built natively for both touchscreen and gamepad input, movement and combat interact smoothly and seamlessly.
- Boundless Exploration – Traverse across the esoteric world of Salt through fast and fluid jumps off any surface, unhindered by gravity, in lovingly crafted environments.
- Challenging Progression – Use a combination of speed & skill, wits & reflexes, to solve puzzles, earn power-ups, and access areas previously unreachable.
- Beautiful and Impressive World – A visual and auditory wonderland comes to life through gorgeous handcrafted pixel art and original soundtrack compositions.