Gatekeeper is a fast-paced rogue-like. Go on a quest to find the stolen Heart of the Universe and shoot your way through the hordes of machine enemies guarding the planetary gates. Play solo or in 4 people co-op and become the next Guardian!
Recent Reviews:
Mixed (103) - 68% of the 103 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (894) - 84% of the 894 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
May 13, 2024

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Despite being a small team, we harbor ambitious goals for our game. We've already mapped out a plan for its full release, but to achieve this vision, we need to forge stronger connections with our community and to gather real player feedback.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We're targeting a full year of development, with the full release tentatively scheduled for Q2 2025. However, there's a possibility that we may extend the release window to Q2-Q3 2025, depending on the game's final scale and the feedback from our players.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Our current roadmap (all of it will be new content):

Q3 2024 - First Major Update (July-August-September)
Interplanetary Stores
Performance Optimization and Rebalancing
Ability to re-enter the run when disconnected
New quest “Call of the Siren”
New Artifact Pack
New locations for Purgatory-17 and Aridune
New system: Artifact Ban for a Run
Expansion of the Build System

Q4 2024 - Second Major Update (October-November-December)
New Gatekeeper
New Planet - Palium
New Locations for Existing Planets
New Artifact Pack
“Pylons of Chaos” Event
Battle Phases against Sirens
New system: Elite Enemies

Q1 2025 - Third Major Update (January-February-March)
New Gatekeeper
New Planet - Crustad
New Artifact Pack
New Locations for Purgatory-17, Aridune and Palium
Stylization of Arenas to match All Planets
Additional Arena Mechanics

Q2 2025 - Fourth Major Update (April-May-June)
New Gatekeeper
Final Boss - Chaos
New Large Artifact Pack
New Location Events
New Locations for Existing Planets
New Game Mode

The roadmap may see updates in the future, but our goal is to expand the list of updates rather than shorten it. We'll keep the roadmap consistently updated on Steam and ensure it's available in all the languages supported by the game.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is running smoothly, especially in terms of online co-op functionality, with few instances of crashes or bugs encountered during testing. Our current priority lies in fine-tuning gameplay balance.
Since the last demo released during Steam NEXT Fest in February, we've significantly expanded the game's content, nearly doubling what was available previously. Here's a brief overview of the new additions:
Explore 2 new planets, each with 3 unique locations.
Unlock 3 new Gatekeepers.
Battle against 19 brand-new enemies.
Discover 37 new items.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We're considering a potential price increase of 20-30% upon exiting Early Access, given the significantly expanded scale of the game. However, this decision is not yet finalized. Rest assured, we'll notify our players well in advance before implementing any changes to the pricing structure.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Our game boasts a vibrant Discord community with nearly 6k members, where we regularly organize community playtests to gather valuable feedback. We just concluded our final pre-release playtest earlier this week. Moving forward, we aim to expand our community further and remain dedicated to actively involving our players in the development process.”
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About This Game

The Heart of the Universe has been stolen by powerful forces. You must head to an unknown galaxy, find the heart and reclaim it. But your mission isn’t that simple: the Heart was hidden in a quantum cage, the keys to which are kept by the ancient giants, the Sirens. Experience the unexpected thrills of this action rogue-like!

Choose your Hero

Several playable characters with unique abilities to suit your playstyle.

Limitless Skill Combinations

Gain experience to upgrade the characters’ skills, and utilize the abilities of found artifacts.

Team up with your friends

Invite your friends to take the role of a Universe defender and join you in this epic rogue-like adventure!

Unique Totems system

Complete all the challenges to defend the Totems and open the path to new locations!

Find and Obtain 100+ Collectibles

There are over a hundred different items and each of those collectibles changes the gameplay and makes every run a unique adventure.

Dozen of unique Planets, enemies and Bosses

Otherworldly and breathtaking locations with various enemies and bosses for you to explore, shoot and fight!

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7 or above
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-6100
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 750
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • OS *: Windows 7 or above
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-9100
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 1060
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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