Alwa’s Awakening is an NES-inspired adventure game that is coming to Steam on February 2nd

Elden Pixels announced today that its love letter to 8-bit classics, Alwa’s Awakening, is coming to Steam on February 2nd. Alwa’s Awakening is a NES-inspired side-scrolling adventure game that features easy to learn but hard to master controls, an authentic 8-bit pixel style and a catchy chiptune soundtrack.

In Alwa’s Awakening, players will use their magic staff and progress through a large interconnected world where they’ll solve puzzles, fight enemies and defeat bosses in order to help free the land of Alwa.

Here are the game’s key features:

  • A challenging NES-inspired adventure game
  • Use the magic staff to solve puzzles and defeat enemies
  • Find and unlock upgrades to your items and abilities
  • Explore a large interconnected map in true ‘Metroidvania’ style
  • A soundtrack consisting of over 25 8-bit tracks.


Alwa's Awakening - Steam Launch Trailer

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