An official developer walkthrough from Aeon Drive will reach you directly from Gamescom 2021.
In this new developer walkthrough you can find out more details about the 2D speed-run platformer Aeon Drive. The game will be available for Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam on September 30, 2021.
In Aeon Drive, a cyberpunk platformer with speed running elements, players slip into the role of Jackelyne, a space ranger who desperately wants to go home. Armed with her power sword and teleportation dagger, Jackelyne has to find all the drive cores to repair her ship – and to save the city from impending doom.
Jackelyne can sprint and speed through many areas of the neon-lit city, using her time and space changing skills to advance.
Teleport with lasers, spikes or saws and crouch down at the last moment to continue sprinting through the 100 levels of Neo-Barcelona.
A unique time jump system saves you the frustration of repetition and keeps the challenge fresh
Modern and retro looks come together in the game’s pixel art style
The advanced point system enables a high level of replayability
Real-time difficulty adjustment – collected time delay devices can be used strategically
Aeon Drive will offer two separate game modes: The story mode can be played alone or in local / online co-op mode with up to 4 players. Competitive PvP can also be played locally and online with up to 4 players.
For an additional competitive advantage, you can use the Discord integration and global rankings to compete with players from all over the world. In streaming mode you can also show your audience who the real speed queen of Neo Barcelona is!
The protagonist of Aeon Drive is voiced by the actress Kira Buckland, who is best known for her roles as 2B in Nier: Automata, Reimi Sugimoto in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable, Trucy Wright in the Ace Attorney series and Hiyoko Saionji in the Danganronpa series is known.
If you like the game scenes, you can download a demo and hack, dasht and warp your way through a neon cyberpunk world with a snappy 80s synthwave soundtrack.