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Save the world from darkness in fantasy action-platformer Odallus: The Dark Call

Posted Jan 17, 2019 @ 20:05 CST | Stock Ticker(s): TYO:7974, TYO:6753

17 January 2019 - Indie publisher Digerati is pleased to announce that the acclaimed action-platformer Odallus: The Dark Call, developed by indie studio JoyMasher, will be launching soon on consoles. The game will be available to download for Nintendo Switch from 8 February. The PS4 and Xbox One versions are currently scheduled to release in spring 2019.

The Nintendo Switch version will be available with a 20% launch discount for a limited time. In addition, anyone who purchases Odallus: The Dark Call for Nintendo Switch will be entitled to a 10% discount on Oniken: Unstoppable Edition, which is also developed by JoyMasher and is releasing simultaneously on Nintendo Switch with Odallus: The Dark Call.

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Since its release, the PC version of Odallus: The Dark Call has been met with critical acclaim for its relentless challenge and faithful homage to classic gameplay.

Destructoid: "If you've been looking to relive the pixel glory days of Castlevania, look no further than Odallus: The Dark Call"

RockPaperShotgun: "Grotesque, gorgeous and grim, Odallus is one of the best games from an alternate eighties that I wish I'd been a part of" "It's everything I've been wanting in a dark action game for years, and now that it's out, all I want to do is spending time in the deep tunnels and decaying lands of Odallus"

WorthPlaying: "With a presentation that can fool anyone into thinking this is a long-lost classic, Odallus does everything well. Fans who adore adventures games of that console era should definitely grab Odallus"

Thanks to a partnership with Eastasiasoft Limited, Odallus: The Dark Call will also launch digitally this summer (exact date is TBA) for PS4 and Nintendo Switch in Japan and other Asian territories. It will also be available in the following physical versions from

  • Odallus: The Dark Call (PS4)
  • Oniken + Odallus Collection (PS4/Switch)
  • Oniken + Odallus Collection: Limited Edition (Switch)

Release dates are still to be set, but all physical versions will be available to pre-order from Play-Asia starting 24 January, 2019.


About the game

The old gods have forgotten this land...

Odallus: The Dark Call is an exploration/action game and loving homage to the 8-bit genre classics. You play as Haggis - a battle-weary warrior who must wield his sword once more to rescue his son from Darkness.

Key Features

  • Eight levels open to exploration
  • Huge bosses
  • Sharp controls
  • Rad 8-bit graphics
  • Thrilling atmosphere
  • 8+ hours of gameplay
  • 50+ enemy types
  • Veteran Mode

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