Veteran publisher Mastiff unveils 2022 lineup
Starting with the 2D Souls-like The Tarnishing of Juxtia – followed by the spellbinding VR action-RPG RUINSMAGUS and the ethereal 2D puzzle platformer Faerie Afterlight – 2022 is shaping up to be a momentous year for the publisher closely 20 years old.
The Tarnishing of Juxtia / Actual Nerds
With highly detailed pixel art, stunning environments, dangerous traps and terrifying tarnished bosses, The Tarnishing of Juxtia offers an immersive and unforgettable experience for “Souls” fans looking for a new 2D fix. The game combines dark fantasy visuals and a hauntingly beautiful score with challenging 2D action-RPG gameplay – as well as an innovative Energy Rush system and a staggering variety of weapons, armor sets and of capacities.
RUINSMAGUS / CharacterBank
Platform: Meta Quest / Steam
The beautiful anime-inspired JRPG world of RUINSMAGUS comes to life through immersive VR mechanics and perfectly tuned controls. A gripping narrative, heartwarming musical score, challenging dungeons, and well-known Japanese actors make RUINSMAGUS the breakthrough VR title of 2022.
Faerie Afterlight / Clay Game Studio
Developed in Indonesia, the beautifully stylized platformer Faerie Afterlight dazzles with responsive controls, imaginatively surreal visuals, and a moving soundtrack that perfectly frames the nostalgic world of Lumina and player characters Kimo and Wispy.