Press Release

Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince is Out Now!

The Sleeping King follow-up launches today for Switch and PC.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Embargo: Tuesday 16th August 2022 at 4pm BST / 8am PDT / 11am EDT / 5pm CEST.

Australia: Wednesday 17th August 12.30am ACST.

Publisher Playtonic Friends (BPM: Bullets Per Minute, Demon Turf) and developer Castle Pixel are thrilled to announce Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince is available now on Nintendo Switch and PC .

In the follow up to 2017's indie hit Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King you'll experience a "story within a story" as Grandpa narrates exciting moments throughout Lily's incredible adventure in a heartfelt tribute to both classic adventure games and beloved movies such as 'Labryinth' and 'The Princess Bride'.
Check out the launch trailer below!

Press Kit

Developer: Castle Pixel
Publisher: Playtonic Friends

The Minotaur King has returned...and it's all your fault! Lily's back for a new "classic" action-adventure set hundreds of years after The Sleeping King!

Grandpa's latest tale takes you on a journey through haunted forests, pirate shores, and other mysterious lands across a vast open-world! Charming towns, terrible enemies, tricky puzzles, and powerful weapons await you.

Enjoy a "story within a story" as Grandpa narrates exciting moments throughout Lily's incredible adventure.
Will you help Lily defeat the Minotaur King and save her brother?

  • Compelling main story plus engaging side-quests
  • Classic top-down action adventure in a retro 2D environment
  • Dozens of mini-dungeons, caves, and locations to discover
  • Choices that influence story and events
  • A wide array of weapons and abilities
  • 15+ hours of gameplay

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