Causal Bit Games has announced that its Ghost N Goblins-inspired game, Battle Princess Madelyn, will release on December 6th. Battle Princess Madelyn is a game that follows the journey of a young knight in training, Madelyn, and her ghostly pet dog, Fritzy.
Set in the vein of classic Ghouls N’ Ghosts and Wonder Boy 3: The Dragon’s Trap, the instantly classic and familiar gameplay will transport old-school gamers back to their heyday, and the self-adjusting difficulty will allow for even the most novice of gamer to pick up and play.
Battle Princess Madelyn looks absolutely gorgeous and features detailed hand drawn pixel art, powered by the Unity Engine. It’s basically a new Ghost N Goblins and that will definitely please some old-school fans out there (though it remains to be seen whether there is a market for such a game and whether it will return a profit).
Below you can find the game’s key features, as well as its launch date announcement trailer.
- A mix of fast paced classic arcade action with the adventure elements of classic console games from the golden age of console gaming.
- Amazingly detailed hand drawn pixel art brought to life by the magical lighting of the Unity Engine.
- Battle Princess Madelyn has two modes of game play: Arcade which is fast paced old school action and Story mode for the full adventure experience of questing and the battle princess!
- Find all of the collectibles hidden throughout the stages for extra rewards!
- 10 levels, each of which include up to 5 stages
- Fully re-playable stages at any point – if you’ve unlocked it, you can play it as much as you want!
- Masses of upgradable weapons that depend on your armor in arcade mode, or having the upgraded at the blacksmith in story mode!
- Your ghostly dog companion, Fritzy, gains powers as you progress through the game!
- Special weapons for special occasions and some of these grant access to secret areas!
- An original story written by a professional children’s author.
- A story that spans the globe and time! A story told by her grandfather while she is sick, Madelyn will experience life as her magical portal traveling countepart and will save her family no matter where they are in the world.