Play as the villain in Nefarious! An action platformer where you globe hop between several kingdoms kidnapping princesses who alter gameplay in unique ways. Then thwart various heroes in reverse boss fights, recreated iconic battles where you control the boss.
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Very Positive (184 reviews) - 80% of the 184 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jan 23, 2017

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July 13

Nefarious Patreon

Nefarious Patreon

Bad Guy's Gonna Win



We wanted to make our steam community aware of the Nefarious Patreon
The graphic novel that continues the story of the game is available for reading now. Volume 1 "Bad Guy's Gonna Win" was a kickstarted graphic novel; Crow has taken to freelance where he specializes in helping other Bad Guy's win for a change. It sees the return of many fan favorites, including a few new princesses and villains.

Death by Paperwork



The Patreon is also home to the exclusive comic Death by Paperwork
starring Becky, secretary of evil, as she navigates the politics and perils of running Crow's empire while he's out kidnapping princesses.

Make a pledge today and catch up on all the adventure.

Nefarious Patreon
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May 25

Oreo's Patch



Quick fixes: Achievement detection fixed and trippers for them added to the Sovereign.

Rebinding issues fixed - up and down are no longer rebindable controls, as they are never used outside of a menu context.

Also, just as a reminder. The Nefarious graphic novel Kickstarter is still live and is currently at 60% of it's target goal! Help us finish the job over at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/749082525/nefarious-graphic-novel-volume-1?ref=4luebf
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About This Game

Unleash a little anarchy! Tired of playing the hero? Experience the adventure from the other side of the coin with Nefarious! Play as the villain for a change and wreak chaos as you kidnap princesses from five different kingdoms who alter game play in unique ways. Stomp on heroes through several iconic battles recreated with you as the boss!

Nefarious is a 2d-animated action platformer, where your objective on each stage is to kidnap a princess and then escape with them! Heroes will attempt to thwart you, and many things may not go quite as expected.

Key Features


  • Lovingly crafted 2d animation and illustrated backdrops.
  • Reverse boss fights let you fight the hero.
  • Globe hop between five different kingdoms and even more distinct locations.
  • Unlock several ammo types for your grenade launcher
  • Mix and match customization options for 10+ variations on your explosive punches.
  • Mystery and Intrigue, that if uncovered, unlocks a secret ending!
  • Engage in a comedic story exploring and deconstructing the video game trope of princess kidnapping.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8Ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 10 compatible video card
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Snow Leopard
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.8Ghz or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ support
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Unbuntu or Equivalent
    • Processor: 2.8 GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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