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What is Afterimage? Release date, platforms, Metroidvania, and more!

Fast-paced and hand-drawn platforming awaits.

Afterimage is an upcoming ARPG Metroidvania by developer Aurogon Shanghai and publisher Modus Games. Explore the gorgeously hand-drawn world of Engardin, from its towering mountains to the depths of the ocean. With various areas to explore, you will constantly be running into new environments, enemies, and characters on your journey.

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Everything we know about Afterimage

Afterimage combines ARPG with Metroidvania to create a fast-paced title. Master combat, skills, and movement to progress deeper and deeper into Engardin. How you tackle Afterimage's combat is up to you, as you can customize your playstyle with various weapons and abilities. Here is everything we know about Afterimage.

What is the release date for Afterimage?

Afterimage will release on April 25, 2023. You can follow the official Afterimage Twitter to stay up-to-date and learn more. You can also follow Modus Games on Twitter to stay updated.

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What platforms will Afterimage be on?

Afterimage is planned to be a multiplatform release, coming to most consoles and PC. Here is where you can play Afterimage.

  • Nintendo Switch
  • PC
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X|S

Is Afterimage a Metroidvania?

Afterimage is a hand-drawn 2D side-scrolling adventure with elements of both Metroidvanias and ARPGs. It features a seamless semi-open world where you can explore. Unlocking new abilities and weapons will allow you to travel more freely through the world of Engardin. You'll need to master precision platforming and fast-paced combat if you want to survive the crises plaguing the world.

Afterimage Trailer

You can watch the official Release Date trailer for Afterimage on the official Modus Games YouTube channel. Check it out and see the beautiful hand-drawn tile in action ahead of its release.

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Justin has been diving into fantasy worlds since he can remember. He is a certified nerd who has a deep love of reading, writing, and hiking. He has been writing since his college days, but specifically in gaming for two years. His favorite games are The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon, Hollow Knight, Celeste, and Banjo Kazooie.

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