The Messenger

By Sabotage, 2018

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.

About the Game

Action
Pixel Art
Narrative
Retro
Platformer
Adventure

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.

Features

  • 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.

Boastful praise

The New Leader to Beat. 10/10 - Destructoid
The Messenger is the Real Deal. 10/10 - US Gamer
Masterful and Smart Adventure. 10/10 - Nintendo World Report
Classification
Fantasy Violence
Language
Crude Humor