Take a father’s journey to hell in order to save the souls of his wife and child. Insanity's Blade: The Chronicles of Thurstan is the first in a series of games based around the journey of a sword possessed by a father's powerful grief and hatred. This is the tale of the sword's creation.
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Mostly Positive (169) - 73% of the 169 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 5, 2014

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“Pretty damn fun slice of retro inspired arcade action.”
Pixel Populi

“It looks good, it plays good, it sounds good”
Tech Raptor

“Holy crap this game is good. Games like this make the retro renaissance worth it.”
RPGnet

About This Game

Take a father’s journey to hell in order to save the souls of his wife and child.


The ultimate old school trip to hell!!
The Chronicles of Thurstan is the first in a series of games based around the journey of a sword possessed by a father's powerful grief and hatred. This first game is the tale of the swords creation.

Rewarding game play features!
  • A blend of action, platforming and RPG elements with a classic retro arcade style
  • Battle through over 16 stages filled with unique enemies, environments and side quests
  • Scale buildings and caves with Thurstan’s wall climbing and jumping ablilites
  • Collect powerful weapons in your inventory and upgrade abilities at the store
  • Play local co-op with your friends! The second player takes control of multiple supporting characters throughout the story!
  • STORY mode filled with cutscenes, intros and outros between levels to tell the story of Insanity's Blade
  • Play the streamlined ARCADE mode for non-stop carnage!
  • Multiple difficulty levels to satisfy both the casual and hardcore cravings!
  • Powerful OPTIONS menu including classic 4:3 or modern 16:9 screen resolution, custom control binding and 16bit or 8bit soundtracks!
  • After beating the STORY mode revisit your save file for unlimited stage replay and completing missed sidequests!

Killer 8-bit and 16-bit soundtracks
A fully original soundtrack with 8-bit and 16-bit versions of each track!

What The Web Says

Some Awesome YouTube Let's Players!

Adapted from the Insanity’s Blade graphic novel written by Chris Obritsch and as featured on the now-defunct WTFmag.ca

Note: This software is not compatible with video streaming or screen capture software. Decreased performance will be experienced.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8ghz or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512mb DirectX-compliant, INTEL GPUs not supported
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c - compliant sound card
    • Additional Notes: Mobile chipsets may work but not supported.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: Intel i5 Sandy Bridge
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB DirectX-compliant, INTEL GPUs not supported
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c - compliant sound card
    • Additional Notes: XInput Controller. This software is not compatible with video streaming or screen capture software, decreased performance will be experienced. Mobile chipsets may work but not supported.

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