7Levels announces Castle of Heart AMA on Reddit: 12th March 2018 – Cracow, Poland – 7Levels have today announced that members of their development team for Castle of Heart, the upcoming game for Nintendo Switch, will be inviting their community to ‘Ask Them Anything’ in an AMA on Reddit taking place on 19th March 2018.
The AMA will be hosted by the Lead Developer for Castle of Heart, Maciej Paluszek. Joining Maciej will be lead artist Ryszard Lembas. Both developers has worked in the games industry for 5 years and has worked together on titles such as Vikings Gone Wild and Heroes of Paragon. They will be talking about the development process and offering some insights into what goes on at the studio behind-the-scenes.
Scheduled for release on 23rd March 2018, Castle of Heart is a classic action platformer where players take control of a cursed knight who has been turned to stone by an evil sorcerer’s spell. Our brave hero must travel all the way from their petrified village to the dark ruler’s castle, mastering each of the levels along the way.
Join in the discussion on 19th March at 1pm EST/6pm GMT/7pm CET. The official teaser trailer for Switch can be enjoyed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?
About Castle of Heart
CASTLE OF HEART, available exclusively for Switch, is a classic action platformer at the genre’s best and most challenging, with plentiful new twists. The player takes control over a cursed knight, turned to stone by the evil sorcerer’s spell. The brave hero must travel all the way from the petrified village to the dark ruler’s castle, mastering 20 levels set in 4 distinct environments – full of enemies who require different strategies to defeat them successfully. The expansive selection of powerful weapons, from flaming grenades to powerful magical arsenal, as well as power-ups, will help the cursed knight.
7Levels is an indie developer from Cracow, Poland who have been developing, testing, and distributing games for various platforms, since November 2014. However, 7Levels goal is to create high quality games, with fans of Nintendo platforms in mind. Besides developing own titles, 7Levels works with national and foreign clients.
Gameplay Video from Castle of Heart
28th February, 2018 – Cracow, Poland – Today, developer 7Levels has shared a short video showcasing gameplay from the upcoming Castle of Heart, an action platformer, which will be released exclusively for Nintendo Switch. The game will be available to on the Nintendo eShop in Europe, North America, and Australia from 23rd March 2018 at price $14.99/€14.99/£13.49.
This video is set in the ‘Dark Forest’, which shows off the dynamic combat action, detailed 3D graphics, and the game’s beautiful Slavic mythology aesthetic. Each of the unique environments provides different challenges and enemies to overcome.
The gameplay video is available to view here: https://youtu.be/EjB8uxthMhw
The protagonist of Castle of Heart is a knight, turned to stone by the curse of the evil mage. If he doesn’t replenish his energy level regularly, he begins to crumble. This may lead to losing an arm, which makes using one of the 50 different side weapons acquired during his journey impossible. The game offers 20 levels set in 4 unique environments, providing over 7 hours of intense experience. Castle of Heart utilizes unique Nintendo Switch features, such as HD Rumble.
Launch date for Switch exclusive Castle of Heart revealed!
Exciting action platformer from 7Levels will make its eShop debut on 23rd March 2018
Cracow, Poland, 20th February 2018: 7Levels, the Polish indie developer, is pleased to announce that the exciting platformer, Castle of Heart, will be available to on the Nintendo eShop in Europe, North America, Mexico and Australia from 23rd of March 2018 at price $14.99/€14.99/£13,49.
Castle of Heart is a classic action platformer where players take control of a cursed knight who has been turned to stone by an evil sorcerer’s spell. Our brave hero must travel all the way from their petrified village to the dark ruler’s castle, mastering each of the levels along the way.
Castle of Heart offers beautiful and detailed 3D graphics with changing landscapes, weather conditions, and rich backgrounds. The game’s aesthetics and bestiary are in equal parts inspired by Slavic mythology, with some environmental details derived straight from famous, mystical locations in Poland, the developers’ home country, and the dark fantasy atmosphere of the best action platformer titles from the genre’s golden age. All of this makes Castle of Heart the perfect mix of classic influences and modern design, utilizing the spectrum of the Switch’s features, which will enchant both fans of the genre and newcomers alike.
CASTLE OF HEART MAIN FEATURES
- A unique main character: a knight turned into stone who needs to keep fighting to avoid disintegrating
- 20 completely different levels in 4 beautiful environments loosely inspired by real-life locations
- Roughly 50 types of both short- and long-range weapons, allowing each gamer to find their own, individual combat style
- HD Rumble support, further increasing players’ immersion
- At least 7 hours of addictive, exciting gameplay
- Epic boss fights at the end of every location
- Breathtaking graphic design
- Numerous power-ups that enrich the gameplay
Castle of Heart will launch exclusively on the Nintendo Switch on 23rd of March, 2018.