Stories of legendary heroes have fascinated us for hundreds of years. An honorable knight embarking on a life changing journey to save his kingdom’s captured princess. Fight heroically, destroy the monster or evil fiend, save the day, and win the girl – we follow the same cycle in these stories and it never fails to entertain. What about the hero after this triumphant journey? What about after he retires?
In Gryphon Knight Epic we are a knight without any options other than to come out of retirement for yet another heroic quest. Sir Oliver married “the girl” and life was good in the castle, but he longed for the good ‘ol days of beating up monsters and bad guys. When he notices well-known heroes taking a turn for the dark side, he investigates with his loyal gryphon, Aquila, and must fight against countless bosses to get to the bottom of this.
Gryphon Knight Epic is the 2D Medieval Shoot ’em up (or SHMUP) that Cyber Rhino Studios have been slaving over for the past five months. Players will explore 6+ levels, each consisting of two bosses and multiple pathways for advancement. It’s like taking a trip back in time to classic shoot ’em ups all around.
Their ambition for Gryphon Knight Epic is broad and though they are capable of working for an additional seven months on this project, the quality and efficiency will nowhere near what they envision. This duo is hitting up Kickstarter for $18K so they can hire an additional artist, programmer, and add some high quality tunes to Gryphon Knight Epic’s gameplay.
The plan is to release Gryphon Knight Epic on Windows, Mac, and Linux with gamepad support.
[Google][pinterest][follow id=”Cliqist” size=”large” count=”true” ]