Astral Ascent – Let’s Play

Hello friends. This is a Let’s Play video of “Astral Ascent”. Choose one of four heroes and explore the Garden, an astral prison guarded by 12 powerful mystical bosses: the Zodiacs. Challenge them with dozens of unique spells and faithful friends by your side to unfold the story of this platform roguelite with lightning fast combat.

In the vivid tapestry of Astral Ascent, players are beckoned into a modern fantasy realm, where the Garden—an astral prison—awaits with its formidable guardians, the Zodiacs. This 2D platformer rogue-lite entwines narrative with action, challenging players to escape the clutches of these mystical bosses. With four distinct heroes, each boasting unique skills and weapons, players craft their journey with a myriad of spells, constantly refining their approach to confront ever-evolving challenges. The game’s heartbeat is its lightning-fast combat, demanding quick reflexes and strategic thinking. Every run is a fresh foray into this enchanting world, revealing more about the characters and the secrets they guard. Whether opting for solo play or joining forces in co-op mode, Astral Ascent offers a rich, handcrafted world, animated with exquisite detail, where every leap, dash, and spell cast is a step closer to unraveling the mysteries of this captivating universe.

Developer: Hibernian Workshop
Publisher: Hibernian Workshop, MP2 Games, Maple Whispering Limited
Genre: Action, Adventure, Roguelike, 2D Platformer, Hack and Slash, Pixel Graphics, Indie
Release Date: 14 Nov, 2023
Reviewed on: PC/Windows
Available on: PC/Windows, Mac, Nintendo Switch
Link: Steam
Review copy was bought.

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