It’s been inspired by the classics and gives you the chance to unleash all manner of power. On the face of it, there should be nothing to dislike about Ravva and the Cyclops Curse.
Available to purchase and download right now on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch, Ravva and the Cyclops Curse is the latest Eastasiasoft title (they behind the likes of Trigger Witch) to roll out onto console, bringing with it some glorious 8-bit retro stylings and a ton of clever ideas.
It’s priced at £4.19 and will see you joining the world of a young summoner apprentice Ravva as she goes up against the Cyclops Lord. Thankfully she’s able to call upon some friends to help with this quest as not only will the Cyclops Lord need to be put in their place, but Ravva’s mother will need to be saved too, if only as her return should see peace be restored in the lands.
Ravva and the Cyclops Curse looks to try a few new things though. It promises clever level designs, some glorious pixel arted designs and controls which are precise enough for a modern gamer, yet still able to pay homage to the classics. There are 10 stages to take in too, along with power-ups to gather and secrets to behold.
The key features in all include:
- Explore 10 action-packed levels inspired by 8-bit classics!
- Summon 4 types of companions, each suited to different tasks.
- Face a wide variety of enemies and environmental hazards.
- Solve puzzles and overcome obstacles with the help of your minions.
- Locate and collect power-ups and hidden secrets!
- Enjoy cute and creative pixel art animations.
Keep an eye out for our full review of the game on Xbox soon.
Unleash your summoning powers to defeat the Cyclops Lord in retro 8-bit style! Take the role young summoner apprentice Ravva as she calls upon her 4 unique companions in a desperate struggle against the Cyclops Lord! After Ravva’s mother is suddenly stripped of her summoning powers and inflicted with a terrible curse, Ravva is faced with the perilous task of saving her and restoring peace to their homeland. Traverse dark forests, desolate wastelands and spooky castle halls, using the talents of your unusual minions to cast elemental spells and clear away obstacles. Merciless enemies under the Cyclops Lord’s command will try to stop little Ravva at every turn, but with enough wit and determination, she will prevail! Inspired by 8-bit platformers, Ravva and the Cyclops Curse combines clever level design with vibrant pixel art and precise controls to pay homage to those genre classics while offering a new and fresh experience. Endearing characters, fluid animation and brain-teasing puzzles fill 10 challenging stages as you journey to the Cyclops Lord’s castle. Discover power-ups, scores and secrets hidden along the way!