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New Content Coming to Skul: The Hero Slayer on PC in Early August

The action-packed rogue-lite is adding new items and skulls in early August.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Seattle - August 2, 2022 | On August 1st at 10 pm (PT) Skul: The Hero Slayer will see a major update on PC with 2 new skulls and 3 new items. The game, from publisher NEOWIZ and developer SouthPAW Games, will also go on sale for 40% off for the first time ever from the time the update goes live until August 8th at 10 p.m. (PT). 

The two new skulls who will be making their debut are: 

  • The Wizard
  • Davy Jones

The three new items players will be able to use are:

  • Dawn of the Crimson Sun
  • Dawn of the Argent Moon
  • Magical Staff

Along with these new additions, changes in gameplay will follow with the update. Some of the major changes players can expect to see are:

  • Change in skills related to “freeze” and “stun” - for the purpose of balance
  • Changed the boss’s system of resistance against the status effect
  • Changed the effect of “Synergy Zero” Inscription

Bug fixes will be included in this update alongside the new skulls and items to ensure players have a more satisfactory experience. 

For more details regarding Skul: The Hero Slayer, visit the official Steam page. 



Established in 1997, NEOWIZ, Inc (KOSDAQ:095660) is a pioneer in social platforms and online games. As one of the leading game companies in Korea, the company has successfully published a wide variety of PC and mobile games through since 2003. In 2006, the company co-developed and launched the wildly successful FIFA online, NBA Street, and Battlefield Online with EA. NEOWIZ is currently focused on creating and servicing online games for the global audience with high-quality titles such as Brave Nine, Bless Unleashed, and DJMAX RESPECT.

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