Astral Ascent Smashes Kickstarter Target

Astral Ascent Smashes Kickstarter Target

Astral Ascent is a 2D platformer rogue-lite set in a modern fantasy world. As one (or two in local co-op) of 4 Heroes with colorful personalities, you must escape from the Garden, an astral prison guarded by 12 powerful and vicious bosses: The Zodiacs!


Started late 2019, Astral Ascent is the new project of Hibernian Workshop. This is a small indie game studio founded by self-taught developers, that previously released Dark Devotion. As for their previous project the game has a Kickstarter campaign with promising reveals.

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  • SPELL-BUILDING GAME: Find dozens of spells which you can combine and improve with modificators. This creates deadly combos which you will discover during each new run.
  • 12 ALMIGHTY BOSSES: The Zodiacs are 12 experienced guardians dispatched over 4 gorgeous worlds. They’ll bring to the battlefield distinct attacks, abilities, and patterns, as well as backstories to uncover.
  • 4 UNFORGETTABLE HEROES: The game provides 4 remarkable characters with totally different gameplays to discover. Each of one of them come with a powerful story to tell!
  • A BEAUTIFUL MODERN FANTASY WORLD: Dash across gigantic landscapes. Explore original and hand-crafted areas. Discover the world created by our artists, with a gorgeous art and frame-by-frame animation.
  • DONT GO ALONE: Is the weight of destiny too heavy to carry by yourself? Don’t worry and bring a friend to play in our 2-player co-op mode. Fight and crush your enemies together in local co-op or online using the Steam’s Remote Play Together feature.

Astral Ascent has no official release date currently other than 2022. It will be released on PC, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch.

Source: Hiberian Workshop

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