Set in a far corner of space, Valfaris is a heavy metal infused 2D action-platformer and the next game from the team behind Unity Awards finalist, Slain: Back From Hell. Brutal combat. Deadly enemies. Stunning pixel art. Savage soundtrack. Get ready to rip the galaxy a new wormhole.
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Available: 2019


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March 16

GIFs of metal: Secret area, glowing fauna, stone golem

Above: If you've played the demo, you might recognise this gloomy chamber – it's one of the Landing Pad level's secret areas. Have you found it? And if you haven't played the demo, get on it!

Above: With an activated resurrection pedestal nearby, Therion takes a breather among the Hive level's eerily hypnotic glowing fauna

Above: A formidable stone golem stands guard deep with the Tombs level. We haven't shown much of the Tombs since we first revealed it, but we'll have more of this – and Valfaris' other levels – to show you soon

Keep it metal!

Matt | Digital Uppercut
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February 23

GIFs of metal: Jellies, bugs, plants

I come bearing more GIFs of metal. All of these are taken from different areas of the Eco Chambers – Valfaris' sprawling second level and home to all manner of deadly flora and fauna...

Above: This eruption of space jellies occurs during an encounter with the Eco Demon, one of Valfaris' sub-bosses. Therion's rapid-fire Hellwraith reduces the luminous jellies to a splattery pulp without ever breaking a sweat

Above: Therion scrambles through the bug-infested hive area of the Eco Chambers, where there's plenty of squishing and exterminating to be done

Above: After destroying a target, the Wolflight weapon emits wolf spirits which home in on any other enemies that are present. Here it's helping Therion keep some deadly fronds at bay

Until next time, keep it metal.

Matt | Digital Uppercut
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About This Game

After mysteriously vanishing from galactic charts, the fortress of Valfaris has suddenly reappeared in the orbit of a dying sun. Once a self-contained paradise, the grandiose citadel now plays host to an ever-growing darkness.

Therion, a fearless and proud son of Valfaris, returns to his home to uncover the truth of its doomed fate and to challenge the arcane evil at its very heart.

Key features

  • Skulls in space! Gore in space! Metal in space!
  • Savagely reduce foes to piles of gibs with an array of brutal weaponry
  • Explore a diverse range of tainted environments as you venture ever deeper into the dark world of Valfaris
  • Dominate ranks of deadly enemies and bosses, from the weird to the grotesque (and some that are just grotesquely weird)
  • Gorge your eyes on devastatingly awesome pixel art hand-crafted by Andrew Gilmour
  • Feel the power of a seismic soundtrack by extreme metaller and former Celtic Frost guitarist, Curt Victor Bryant
  • Forged from the ground-up by the team behind cult hit Slain: Back From Hell

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz or faster
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 500 MB available space

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