Comedy RPG “Yaga” now available on consoles, PC
Previously available exclusively on Apple Arcade, the action-RPG Yaga is now available for Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One and Windows PC via the Epic Games Store (a Steam release is expected in 2020). So now normal people can actually play it! Pfft! …apple arcade…
Developed by Breadcrumbs Interactive and published by Versus Evil, Yaga is a comedic take on Slavic folklore featuring a one-handed blacksmith named Ivan who is repeatedly tasked by his Tzar to take on deadly challenges, while Ivan’s grandma just wants him to find a good woman to settle down with. Oh, those Russians…
Here’s the official launch trailer followed by a breakdown of the game:
Play as Ivan, a one-handed blacksmith cursed with incredible bad luck.
Ivan is caught between a Tzar giving him impossible tasks, a mysterious witch who wants to manipulate him, and his grandma who wants him to find a wife.
Start your journey in an action RPG where the story and characters react to the way you roleplay your character.
Building a reputation through roleplaying results in different interactions with villagers and NPCs, unlocking secrets, trading options, or bestowing game-changing curses or blessings upon the player character.
Pagan beliefs and superstitions are key to unlocking hidden secrets, getting house spirits on your side, or avoiding the powerful curses of unclean creatures.
Fateful Crossroads between levels allow the player to influence the difficulty, challenge and level generation of the game
Discover and combine lots of talismans and artifacts that change the player’s abilities and the gameplay
Craft and upgrade an arsenal of weapons and tools to aid you in your journeys.
Unique Soundtrack featuring underground folklore band Subcarpați.
Source: Niche Gamer
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