Dust: An Elysian Tail launch trailer

Hand-animated 2D action RPG lands Wednesday.

Humble Hearts and Microsoft have released the launch trailer for Dust: An Elysian Tail, its August 15-due 2D action RPG for Xbox LIVE Arcade.

Set in the mysterious world of Falana, the game chronicles the journey of Dust, who aims to rediscover his past in liberating an oppressed village. Accompanying him are Ahrah, his ancient sword, and Fidet, his sidekick. The game is hand-animated and painted, and features elements of platforming, exploration, and a fighting system that “rewards skilled gamers.”

It will cost 1200 Microsoft Points ($15) when it lands on Wednesday.

Watch the launch trailer below.

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