Everyone 10+

The Messenger

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As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.

- Dynamic, acrobatic gameplay and ultra tight controls worthy of an epic ninja adventure.

- Character upgrades, new abilities, hidden levels, and branching paths to discover.

- Meticulously designed 8-bit and 16-bit sprites, animations, and backgrounds in the spirit of the classics.

- A memorable cast of offbeat villains, bosses, and associates.

- Original soundtrack by renowned chiptune composer Rainbowdragoneyes, handmade using Famitracker.

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Release date:
Aug 30, 2018
Players:
1 player
Genre:
Action, Adventure, Arcade, Platformer, Indie
Publisher:
Devolver Digital
Developer:
Sabotage
Game file size:
1.9 GB
Supported Languages:
Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, English
Supported Play Modes:
TV mode

TV mode

Tabletop mode

Tabletop mode

Handheld mode

Handheld mode

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This game supports:

Individual DLC

The Messenger - Picnic Panic

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The Messenger's epic story continues on in a summer vacation DLC full of tropical action! On Voodkin Island, the demon Barma’thazël captured helpless little creatures to use them in his dark rituals. Only the heroic Messenger can save them now in a vacation-meets-rescue-mission adventure!

Key Features:

- Three new levels and bosses, in a setting filled with voodoo magic and tropical wonders.

- A complete new cast of enemy minions.

- More Shopkeeper shenanigans and stories.

- More challenge rooms, hidden artifacts, and surprises.

- 18 new music tracks by The Messenger’s award-winning composer Rainbowdragoneyes.