- Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
- OS: Windows 7 64-bit or later
- Processor: Intel Core i5-3450/AMD equivalent
- Memory: 16 GB RAM
- Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960/ AMD Radeon RX 550
- DirectX: Version 11
- Storage: 12 GB available space
- Additional Notes: This is for 40-60fps at 1080p.
Single-player, Partial Controller Support
Action, Adventure, Indie, RPG
17 Jan, 2023
A retro-themed game where you journey to the center of the Earth to solve a mystery. Emulates 90s-00s games, challenging gameplay, no regenerative health, manual saves, and environmental storytelling.
The Earth has withered away, and in this solo project by Scott Craighead, you must embark on a journey to the underground of Eden to uncover the mystery awaiting at the center of the Earth. This retro-themed game aims to emulate the design, animation, and functionality of games from the 1990s-2000s while offering a challenging gameplay experience that doesn't hold your hand.
As a movement shooter, quick thinking and agility are key as you scheme, jump, and dash to dodge enemies' creative weapons. With no regenerative health system in place, making mistakes comes with real consequences. This unique approach not only tests your gaming skills but also teaches valuable lessons about perseverance and decision-making that can be applied in real life.
In terms of mechanics, manual saves are necessary as there are no autosaves or checkpoints. You have full control over when to save your progress—a testament to your mental capacity as a player.
While story plays a minimal role compared to other aspects of gameplay in this retro game, it is told through environmental storytelling rather than lore-filled papers scattered throughout locations. The goal is clear: embrace an adventurous experience unlike any other.
You'll face seven different enemy types armed with various creative weapons that will test your abilities further. Take note of their distinct appearances above them so that you're well-prepared before diving into combat.
This game prides itself on providing an immersive experience without relying on waypoint chasing or holding players' hands through features like maps or crafting systems—no inventory screens here! It's time for players who crave independence and challenge to shine.
All locations within this atmospheric title contribute different themes based on the book of Genesis and creation themselves while striving for cutting-edge visuals rendered using Unreal Engine 5.1.
To aid you on this perilous journey beneath our feet, there are five creative magical weapons fueled by remnants of creation. And should you find yourself low on ammo, a trusty backup mace will do the job against less formidable foes.
With three difficulty settings tailored to individual preferences—easy, normal, and very hard—this game offers options for both casual gamers and those seeking a true challenge. It's optimized to ensure a smooth frame rate throughout your playthrough.
If you're an inquisitive player who likes poking around features within games, the Unreal Engine 5 console is unlocked for your amusement.
And fear not about sharing your gameplay experiences with others through videos or streaming platforms—it's encouraged! There are no restrictions on uploading or streaming gameplay content without worrying about copyright claims from the developer.+
This game is estimated to be completed within one to three hours (depending on individual player ability), leaving players with a fulfilling experience that doesn't overstay its welcome.
If you have any questions or want to get in touch with Scott Craighead regarding his creation, head over to his Twitter page where he welcomes direct messages and engagement from players like yourself!