A Combat driven metroidvania experience. Discover a tale long lost in our past. Seven swords need to be found in this world where you will discover ancient secrets and fight with an intense combat system that rewards players for their skills and knowledge.
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Mixed (27 reviews) - 48% of the 27 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 30, 2016

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February 16

Update 1.3 - Performance Improvements and Localization Fixes

1. Fixed Localization error in starting tutorial
2. Fixed Localization error in open world tutorial
3. New vegetation density performance improvements
4. Major performance improvements in low and medium settings
5. Minor performance improvements in high and epic settings

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December 22, 2016

Update 1.2 - New Animations, Stamina Bottle Mechanic, New tutorial and more!

This is a huge update for us we will keep improving the game and making it the best experience we can!

  • New ancient bottle system, that allows the player to extended the stamina bar by finding this secret items (They work like the life fruits).

  • Special tutorial added to the start of the game to help the player direction to the seven legendary swords, with a better explanation of the Orin Insight.

  • Orin Insight was tottaly redone with new particle effects and new visual representation.

  • Every combat style has been reworked. The animation, damage and speed have changed to feel and play better.

  • Cloud Water and Niro (Final Boss) have now a more balanced damage and better AI that allows the player to attack them more easily.

  • Control Schemes added to options menu.

  • Buff stats that indicate what a kuro does like: HEALTH + or SPEED ++.

  • When a tutorial is triggered now it will stop time so you can read it.

  • Trees that keep life fruits now have a mark with "X" close to them.

  • When you attack a small brightness will appear at the tip of your sword that means you can do a follow up attack.

  • Sword durability adjusted.

  • Less enemies on the map.

  • Small fixes to the collision and to the overall performace.

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“Amazing graphics style plus good technical level of mechanics makes this is a unique indie title with all the aspects to be enjoyed. If you love japanese culture you cannot miss this!”
Team Nerd

“The combat system, exploration makes up for the mistakes. They make the gameplay fun, specially for fans of the genre. Run to get the seven swords and all the secrets of the game!”
Geeks United

“Blade & Bones is an indie game that takes on the ambitious task of creating a combat system with the precision and weight of Dark Souls. Rather than relying on meatier RPG elements for character progression, the developers opt for a Zeldaesque progression style, and throw in a Metroidvania-inspired exploration style for good measure”
4/5 – RPGamer

About This Game

Discover a tale long lost in our past. Seven swords need to be found in this Metroidvania adventure where you will discover ancient secrets and fight with an intense combat system that rewards players for their skills and knowledge.

  • Lore

    – First, Niro cried and it created this world. Then he cried again and created the Orins. They defy him once and, with furious anger, he then took their voices away.This was the great sin and now the first seven swords are forever lost in this world. It’s necessary to find them in order to defy him again. Such a task can only be completed by the last seven Orins though, who still search for them.

  • Dynamic Combat

    – Using light and heavy attacks with great precision and six different styles, the combat system heavily relies on timing and patience. This intensive skill based system is supported by the procedural generation of swords and by a diverse range of enemies and bosses. Attacks can be combined with roll movements and the use of ancient relics, as well as dynamic body transformations called Kuros, allow even more diverse gameplay.

  • Exploration Elements

    – Ancient relics allow the player to uncover secret weapons and life fragments to better support player combat capabilities. Many relics, secrets and locations are totally optional and can only be found by extensive search into the game lore. After a brief introduction, the player is free to approach any of the seven legendary swords through the way that seems to fit best. The entire map is open for him to unravel. The map is created with many hidden shortcuts and secret passages to forbidden lands that can only be used in a right time of the day or with the correct Kuro.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 - 64 bits
    • Processor: Core i3 3220 / X4 945
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 560 / ATI Radeon HD 6870
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 7 - 64 bits
    • Processor: i3-6100 / FX-8300
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 960 / R9 380
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
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