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Announcement Trailer released for cute and spooky metroidvania, Crypt Custodian

Portland, OR, - June 7th 2024 - The cute and spooky metroidvania, Crypt Custodian, has been announced along with an announcement trailer as part of the Guerrilla Collective Showcase.  Developed by Kyle Thompson (Previously: Islets (2022) and Sheepo (2020)), Crypt Custodian follows Pluto- a mischievous cat who has just died, and landed in the afterlife's palace. After a brief and disastrous meeting with the Afterlife Guardian- Kendra- he is banished from the palace and sentenced to clean.. FOREVER!!


Explore the vast grounds that surround the palace, battle beasts with your trusty broom, and gain new abilities to expand your map. Hang out with other doomed ghosts, discover secrets, and… organize an ambush to break back into the palace!


A Charming Cast Of Characters 

Meet and befriend all the other bad ghosts who live outside the palace. Learn how they died, and what caused them to face eternal banishment! And then head on over to the local haunt- The Sinner’s Inn- to chat with the ghosts you meet, and upgrade your gear. 


Tons of Upgrades 

Complete puzzles, battle epic bosses, and clean your way through ruined dungeons in order to collect new upgrades and abilities. Customize your play style by mix-and-matching your upgrades, and use the abilities you collect to expand your world. 


A Lively Interconnected World 

Traverse a vast landscape with secrets hiding at every corner. Form your own path and discover the afterlife’s many secrets at your own pace.

Fact Sheet


Estimated Release: 2024
Target Platforms: PC, TBD
Genres: Metroidvania, Zelda-Like, Action RPG

Publisher: Self Published



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