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Stylish, fast-paced action-RPG Astor: Blade of the Monolith, out now on PC & consoles

Watch the new launch trailer!

Medellin, Colombia – May 30th, 2024 - Independent game developer C2 Game Studio is proud to announce that its third-person action-RPG Astor: Blade of the Monolith is available today on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox platforms for $24.99 USD / £20.99 /€24.50. 

Wield legendary runic weapons and magical abilities in fast-paced combat as you confront the source of evil found on planet Gilese, and enjoy a rich, immersive adventure as you guide a lone hero across the planet in a desperate search for answers. 

Watch the Astor: Blade of the Monolith launch trailer:
“We’ve spent years crafting Astor: Blade of the Monolith. It’s our PC & console debut and we’re very proud of the colorful, wondrous world we’ve created,” said Luis Correa, Founder & game director at C2 Game Studio. “We wanted to create a world that’s both exciting to explore and captures the look and feel of our Colombian home, which is full of some of the most beautiful landscapes on earth. We think players will really get a kick out of exploring Astor’s lush landscapes and coming to grips with its gratifying combat system!”
More about Astor: Blade of the Monolith:
Explore the vibrant planet of Gliese, once inhabited by an ancient race, and now home to their sentient creations – the Diokek. After the ancients’ disappearance, the Diokek lived in peace until malevolent creatures, the Hiltsik, started wreaking havoc among their settlements. With threats of a more sinister force at play, Astor – a young Diokek warrior, must journey across Gliese to solve the mysterious disappearance of his creators thousands of years ago, believing that they may have left behind the key to their salvation.

Inspired by Devil May CryBayonetta, and The Legend of ZeldaAstor: Blade of the Monolith features fierce fighting mechanics and wondrous exploration. Learn new attacks, abilities and combos, use runic power to summon powerful constructs in combat, and collect legendary weapons as you crush hordes of enemies. 
For more on Astor: Blade of the Monolith, C2 Game Studio has posted two Dev Logs offering insight into the creation of the game. Check them out here, alongside the latest news about the upcoming title. 
  • Engage in intense battles against 16 different enemies and 10 formidable bosses across over 20 hours of main story and side quests
  • Arm yourself with 4 unique weapons, master dynamic skills and combos, summon powerful constructs, and craft your own combat style
  • Traverse Gliese's diverse landscapes, complete various side quests and uncover remnants left by your creators
  • Test your skills in combat challenges and conquer New Game+ mode for an even greater challenge

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About C2 Game Studio
C2 Game Studio is a Colombian game studio that specializes in developing adventure games with combat in Unreal Engine. Comprised of 21 people with more than 14 years of experience, C2 Game Studio has developed the top-down iOS shooter Cowboy Guns, the endless runner Nitro Chimp, and is currently working on its most ambitious title yet; the action-adventure epic Astor: Blade of the Monolith, coming to PC and consoles in 2024.