VIDEO: The Messenger Release Date Trailer

As we reported yesterday, The Messenger is coming to the Nintendo Switch on August 30. To celebrate the developers have released a brand new trailer that shows off the transition between 8-bit and 16-bit visuals. This one looks pretty dang awesome!

 

 

As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.

Dynamic, acrobatic gameplay and ultra tight controls worthy of an epic ninja adventure.

Character upgrades, new abilities, hidden levels, and branching paths to discover.

Meticulously designed 8-bit and 16-bit sprites, animations, and backgrounds in the spirit of the classics.

A memorable cast of offbeat villains, bosses, and associates.

Original soundtrack by renowned chiptune composer Rainbowdragoneyes, handmade using Famitracker.

 

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He’s currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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