Company PiXEL presented Wing of the Asteria – action on the theme of Greek mythology, which will be released on the Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam). Other platforms are still under consideration, and the debut in Japan is scheduled for 2021.
Over the character design and conceptual drawings in the Wing of the Asteria works Shuzilow.HA (alias of Soujiro Hamakawa), who previously had a hand in the Twin Bee, Gaiapolis and so on. For the music meets Kawagen (asinari Kawamoto) from team Bandai Namco Studios Sound Team (Phelios, Burning Force and other projects).
The game will feature their own interpretation of ancient Greek myths, in which promised a brand new story, unusual characters, creatures, landscapes and sounds. The main character of the story will be armed with a bow, the moon goddess Artemis, who will travel on his winged horse Pegasus, to give life back to beloved Orion.
The famous hunter was killed because of the machinations of the eldest brother of Artemis – Apollo who didn’t like their communication. This led to the beginning of the disaster as on Olympus and the human world – and now it needs to stop.
Among the opponents yet named only Griffin – a beast similar to both a lion and an eagle with strong claws. He spits fire from his mouth and allows Artemis to move forward. Usually the Griffin-drawn chariot of Apollo, but the latter released the beast and now the beast is waiting for Artemis on the coast with sirens – demonic sea creatures. More about the game not reported.