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LONE RUIN launches January 12th on Switch + PC! 🧙‍♀️

Roguelike twin-stick shooter coming to PC and Switch on January 12th.

November 25, 2022

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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]


Super Rare Originals + Cuddle Monster Games are excited to reveal that LONE RUIN warps onto the Nintendo Switch + Steam on January 12th!

Venture into an old, magical ruin to seek an ancient power in this highly replayable roguelike twin-stick shooter, from the creator of Hell is Other Demons. Optimise spells and build ultimate combos to defeat twisted monstrosities in this hellishly vibrant, highly addictive action game.

LONE RUIN will be the 2nd release under Super Rare's new Originals publishing label, following the launch of the beloved action-platformer Grapple Dog earlier this year.
Presskit (hi-res images) | Originals site | Email reply for key requests 👁 ABOUT LONE RUIN 👁 

LONE RUIN is a spell-based roguelike twin-stick shooter with a focus on replayability. Play as an explorer who seeks a mysterious ancient power and venture in a ruined magical city, built atop a source of magic used by olden mages to power and transform themselves.
Dive deeper and deeper, battling your way through twisted creatures, utilising your very own magic abilities to ultimately reach the center of the Lone Ruin.
🧙‍♂️ A City Corrupted - What once was a buzzy civilisation and people living in harmony with the magic surrounding them has long since been driven mad and twisted beyond recognition by the very magic that used to help sustain them. What could have corrupted this city? 

🧙‍♀️ Having heard the legends, you, a gifted spellcasting explorer, arrive at these hostile ruins a millenia later with the goal of seeking this ancient power and finally cleansing the city of the corruption it was consumed by all those years ago. The answer probably lies in the center of Lone Ruin… if you can make it there.
👁️ Outlive the Ruins - Fight your way through blood-pumping battles and more than a whole host of enemies and multiple bosses in several distinct, hellishly vibrant areas. Don't let the horrifying creatures get the best of you! 
Spells Aplenty - It’s dangerous to go ‘lone, so pick the spell that best fits your play style to survive the hazards of the Lone Ruin. Maximise your destructive magical setup combo through the many upgrades and customisation options available as you venture deeper into the ruins via your chosen path. 
🚨 Survive the Chaos - Looking for a different challenge? Take on the Survival mode for a timed, wave-based game mode. How long can you survive against the rising difficulty and increasingly tougher foes?
👿 Hell is Other Demons - Developed by Cuddle Monster Games, the studio behind hit indie arena roguelike Hell is Other Demons (Metacritic: 85) Email Ryan at [email protected] for press enquiries + Steam/Switch NA/EU key requests

Plenty of time to leisurely play over the Christmas break before Jan 11th embargo! 🎅 We're nice like that! About Super Rare Originals
>From the folks at Super Rare Games behind all your fave physical games, Super Rare Originals is a brand new digital indie publisher for consoles and PC. Our aim is not just to work on unique, fun indie video games of the highest calibre, but to help truly support developers of all scales with our indie-first approach where they’re the boss. We only pitch for games we truly, personally love and want to play – and we think you’ll love them too

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