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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Very Positive (142) - 92% of the 142 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Oct 10, 2019
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“One of the best side scrolling shooters in over three decades.”
9.3/10 – Boomstick Gaming

“Blew me away... Valfaris is metal as f***.”
5/5 – Saving Content

“Exactly what we dreamed 16-bit gaming would grow into back in the day”
4/5 – Hardcore Gamer

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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

Valfaris Digital Deluxe Edition



In addition to the full game, the Valfaris Digital Deluxe Edition includes the following content:

Valfaris - Digital OST
Composed and recorded by former Celtic Frost guitarist Curt Victor Bryant, enjoy the savage sounds of Valfaris. The OST includes 20 original tracks.

Valfaris - Digital Artbook
From concept sketches to final in-game imagery, this collection showcases the work of Valfaris developer Steel Mantis, a two-man team comprised of Andrew Gilmour (artist and designer) and Thomas Jenns (programmer and designer). Get a closer look at weapon, enemy, and environment art, as well as previously unseen – and unused! – designs.

Get ready to rip the galaxy a new wormhole!

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This game contains content which is not appropriate for a young audience. This content may is not suitable for viewing at work or in public settings.

Themes of this product include blood and gore, partial nudity, and violence.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • 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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