SkyKeepers Available Now on Xbox, PS4, and Steam
Sword Twin Studios’ debut title, SkyKeepers, has launched today in North America for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and globally on Steam. SkyKeepers is a 2D action platformer following the journey of village chief Tangi, as he desperately fights to reclaim both his world and life. Seamlessly chain together various attacks and combos, launching foes skyward. When they’re airborne, teleport to your still hurtling foes to maintain the onslaught in visceral mid-air combat. Once dispatched, use the materials left behind to repair the once great Skykeeper Village. As the village grows, Tangi unlocks new attacks and skills allowing for unique fighting styles to evolve.
Check the launch trailer down below:
A story borne from studio lead Brant Stutheit’s innate fears that come with the journey into fatherhood, SkyKeepers weaves together a colorful tale of life, loss, and acceptance. In SkyKeepers, Tangi and Pelagi fight their way through a fantasy world to save their fellow villagers and collect O’na to help restore and repair their once great SkyKeeper Village. As the village is revitalized, Tangi unlocks new attacks and skills allowing for unique, high-level fighting styles to evolve.
Sword Twin Studios is an indie developer of passionate professionals, creating top quality and distinctive games for PC and consoles. Based in Vancouver, the team believes in creating innovative and interesting mechanics with deep and meaningful stories.
SkyKeepers offers stunning visuals and a unique journey through a fantasy world inspired by oceanic Austronesian culture. A tragic accident spirals Tangi into despair, turning him to stone. Unprotected, the village suffers onslaught after onslaught of unkept hostile spirits who now flood the islands. A year passes before Tangi awakes, emerging from his skin of stone to give witness to the devastation of his absence. Picking up his axe, he must conquer the demons of these lands to rebuild his village. To rebuild himself.