Haarlem, Netherlands, May 31, 2023 – Developer Muro Studios and publisher Iceberg Interactive are releasing their adrenaline-pumping Fly&Slash Metroidvania DOOMBLADE TODAY on Steam, EGS, and GOG with an SRP of $14.99 / €14.79 / £12.79.
In DOOMBLADE, the player assumes the role of Gloom Girl, the last surviving member of the Gloomfolk, as she wields the sentient weapon, DOOMBLADE. The innovative fly-attack movement system allows her to soar through the air and engage in exhilarating battles, testing the reflexes and precision skills of players.
In their struggle against the oppressive Dread Lords, Gloom Girl finds a powerful ally in DOOMBLADE. Together, they unleash the blade's powers and display the wrath of their deadly symbiosis.
Take a peek at it first-hand in our new blood-pumping trailer.
Crafted by the dedicated two-person team at Muro Studios over five years, DOOMBLADE offers a vast world comprising seven interconnected and distinct biomes. Players explore hidden secrets, discover power-ups, and immerse themselves in the atmospheric gameplay mechanics and enigmatic story.
“The modern Metroidvania resurgence means that any game in the genre needs to have a unique element to keep players engaged. Doomblade has that on a mechanical level.” - Andrei Dumitrescu from Softpedia
Prepare for an extraordinary experience as DOOMBLADE captivates and delights players of all kinds.
- Unique movement with mouse and keyboard or gamepad
- Level design crafted for the new movement mechanic
- Immersive story and lore
- 68 different monsters (w/o bosses)
- 103 collectible Items
- 4 Endings
Find our press kit here.
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More about DOOMBLADE:
Gloom Girl is the last of the Gloomfolk, surviving in the Lowland caves. Until one day, she hears a whisper...
Lured from her solitude, she discovers a chamber containing a sentient blade, trapped and bound for eons. Freeing DOOMBLADE, “Doom and Gloom” join forces and begin a quest to regain the blade’s powers and exact vengeance on its captors.
Execute enemies with pin-point accuracy...
Wielding DOOMBLADE, Gloom Girl can ride through the air to attack enemies. Target monsters to attack them directly, and slay them with DOOMBLADE’s wrath!
Restore DOOMBLADE’s lost powers...
The blade is hungry to wreak its revenge on The Dread Lords, who bound and trapped it in the Underworld. But first, it must regain its lost strength. Search for statues of the old gods, where DOOMBLADE’s powers were hidden and stored by the long-dead Gloomfolk, awaiting its return.
Explore the cave-like worlds of the Lowlands...
Journey from the abandoned halls of Gloomhaunt, into the New Wilderwood Forest full of untrusting tribesmen, through the Molded Mines with their hedonistic shroom people, and into a technological hellscape known as the Power Sector. Wielding DOOMBLADE, Gloom Girl must destroy the monsters within and hunt down the Dread Lords who imprisoned DOOMBLADE.
About Muro Studios:
Based in Helsinki, Finland, Muro Studios is the team behind the award-winning Shadow Bug games. Their roots are in Aalto University, where they met and started working on Shadow Bug. Now they're working on DOOMBLADE - an action-packed Metroidvania.
About Iceberg Interactive:
Iceberg Interactive is an independent video game publisher founded in 2009 by an international group of games industry veterans. Located in Haarlem, The Netherlands, and staffed with avid gamers, Iceberg works closely with an assembly of game developers around the world, both midsize and indie. Known for many hit franchises including Killing Floor 2, Maneater and Circle Empires; the company has enjoyed recent success with PC titles such as Strange Horticulture, Blazing Sails, Chivalry 2, Land of the Vikings, Mahokenshi and King of Retail. Iceberg Interactive has many exciting games coming up, including Hellbreach: Vegas (PC), AirportSim (PC), and DOOMBLADE (PC). To learn more, please visit www.iceberg-games.com.