Gorgeous gothic action platformer Blasphemous gets September release date

August 19, 2019
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Developer The Game Kitchen’s beautifully grotesque “non-linear” action-platformer, Blasphemous, will be arriving on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, and Switch on 10th September, publisher Team 17 has revealed.

Blasphemous charts the hellish adventures of The Penitent One, an impressively pointy hatted fellow caught in an “endless cycle of death and rebirth”. It’s your job, as the dangerously bonced hero, to traverse the desolate, accursed kingdom of Cvstodia, smacking about some truly unsettling things with your barbed-wire sword, known as the Mea¬†Culpa.

According to The Game Kitchen (which was previously responsible for wonderfully atmospheric Lovecraft-inspired point-and-click adventure series The Last Door), Blasphemous’ “punishing” action combines exploration with the “fast-paced, skilled combat of a hack-n-slash game”.

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