Action adventure game XEL will launch for PC via Steam and GOG on July 12, followed by Switch on July 14, and PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One later in 2022, publisher Assemble Entertainment and developer Tiny Roar announced.
Here is an overview of the game, via its store pages:
Uncover XEL’s dark past.
XEL is a 3D action adventure set in a science-fiction fantasy setting. Play as Reid, shipwrecked on the strange world of XEL. Without any recollection of her former life, it is up to you to unravel her past and connection to XEL. Ready your sword and shield as you explore the overworld of XEL and dive into imposing dungeons full of unforeseen threats and challenging puzzles. Throughout your journey you will make new friends and foes, find new gadgets as well as being able to jump through time and space. As Reid delves deeper into the mysteries surrounding XEL, she discovers an endless cycle of peril. Will she be able to break free from it and what will it take?
- An Ass-Kicking 3D Action Adventure Through Space and Time
- Explore the mysterious world of XEL and uncover its dark past.
- A vibrant overworld and challenging dungeons await to be explored and mastered.
- Help Reid figure out who she is and why she is stranded on this strange place.
- Hack and slash your way through gone-haywire-robot-minions and face the exotic wildlife of XEL.
- Solve time bending puzzles and make use of your arsenal of gadgets.
- Old-School Gameplay Meets New-School Features
- A classic top-down 3D action-adventure awaits.
- XEL offers a well-crafted combat system with dodging, parrying and gadgets.
- Upgrade your weapon, shield and gadgets to kick even more ass.
- Unique abilities will let you jump through time to traverse prior inaccessible areas or encounter foes in a weaker state and bend the rules of space.
- The dungeons and puzzles in XEL will put your wits as well as your guts to the test.
- The World of XEL Awaits
- Experience an intriguing sci-fi fantasy tale with a strong emphasis on story-telling, combat, and puzzles.
- Meet a memorable cast of characters and engage in witty and charming dialogues.
- Discover time-distorted areas that allow you to take a glimpse behind the curtain that led to the downfall of this strange place.
- Interact with your environment and actively engage with NPCs.
- A Timeless Soundtrack and Visuals
- XEL offers vibrant visuals, handcrafted by a passionate Indie team as well as a timeless soundtrack composed by Gidon Wolff.
Watch a new trailer below.