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Damsel Coming To Switch And Xbox One On August 7th

Screwtape Studios has today announced that its arcade vampire-slaying game, Damsel is making its way to Nintendo Switch and Xbox One, on August 7th 2019 after initially starting its life on the PC.

Damsel is set in a dark cartoon styled world full of different obstacles and enemies for you to overcome. Throughout the game, you will be dashing through different arenas slaying vampires, rescuing hostages and even disarming bombs amongst many other things. The game features 75 action-packed missions for you to take part in.


In celebration of Damsel coming to consoles, you can now pre-purchase it on Nintendo eShop and Xbox Store with a 15% discount off of the launch price. For mroe information Damsel, check out the official announcement trailer and press release below.

Damsel Dashes Onto Nintendo Switch and Xbox One On August 7 – Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – 24th July, 2019Damsel, the vampire-slaying arcade game from Screwtape Studios, will be dashing onto Nintendo Switch™ and Xbox One on August 7, 2019. To celebrate launching on console, Damsel is now available for pre-purchase via the Nintendo eShop and Xbox store for a 15% discount.

Cause distress in Damsel, a challenging, fast-paced, arcade platformer. Experience a dark cartoon world come to life as frenetic action gameplay meets comic book visuals and storytelling. Dash through beautiful arenas vanquishing vampires, rescuing hostages, disarming bombs, and much more. The game consists of three episodes of Damsel’s adventure totaling 75 action-packed missions and a comic book story that sees Special Agent Damsel investigate the vampire-owned Red Mist Beverage Corporation. The word on the street is that Red Mist is creating a “secret menu” drink containing real human blood. Spoiler: They are!

  • Classic Arcade Vibe – Bite sized gameplay that’ll make you say “Just one more go” (although you said that a few tries ago…)
  • Comic Book Campaign – Learn the secrets of Red Mist and put a stop to their evil plans.
  • Competitive Arcade Leaderboards – Master your abilities by perfecting your runs and become the top agent.
  • Chill Out Time – Chillout mode lets you take the edge off and enjoy the game without worrying about pesky things like dying.
  • Extra challenge modes – For the discerning slayer, take the difficulty up a notch!
  • Pumping Synth Soundtrack – Gothic grooves to slay to!
In 2018 Damsel was a finalist for Independent Game of the Year and Australian Developed Game of the Year at the Australian Games Awards.
Damsel supports language options of English German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Turkish, Russian, Korean, Japanese and Simplified Chinese, as well as an Open Dyslexic font option in game.
In 2018 Damsel was a recipient of the inaugural Game Production and Marketing Investment grant by Screen Queensland, via a competitive application and review process.
To keep up to date please visit Damsel’s official site, follow the game on Twitter, like it on Facebook, and join us on Discord.
I am a reviewer based in the North of England, I have been writing reviews since 2015. I have recently written reviews on another site that I had co-founded. I started Northern Reviewer as a solo experience based on my previous website experience, which was literally none other than writing reviews and doing a few changes here and there behind the scenes. In May 2019, I co-founded the sister site to Northern Reviewer, Northern Gamer, along with Chris Bracewell.

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