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TEAM17 SIGNS METROIDVANIA BULLET HELL, THE KNIGHT WITCH

Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team’s upcoming title magics together shoot ‘em up gameplay, Metroidvania design, and deckbuilding mechanics in an adventure against invading war golems.
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Thursday, 28th May 2022 – Team17 has today announced their partnership with Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team (aka ‘Super Mega Team’) to publish upcoming Metroidvania, The Knight Witch. Combining fast-paced shoot ‘em up combat with Metroidvania traversal and exploration alongside a magic deckbuilding system, The Knight Witch takes players to the underground city of Dungeonidas. The once peaceful metropolis has been besieged by a mysterious threat and their unrelenting army of war golems. Here it falls to the protagonist – Rayne – to be named a Knight Witch and use her powers to fight back and save those she loves. The Knight Witch will launch on Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC in 2022.
 
The Knight Witches have a trailer to share: https://youtu.be/i3Vlsabc1PM
 
With over 30 unique spell cards to choose from in a magic deck-building system, and Knight abilities to upgrade and improve, players can customise Rayne’s build to fit their playstyle, taking down the invading golems in the most effective way. Like other Knight Witches, Rayne thrives off the love and adoration of Dungeonidas’ citizens, growing ever stronger with their continued support – players can choose to capitalise on this, lying to the adoring denizens for their own means, or they can be honest, sharing the painful truth to the masses.
 
The Knight Witch Key Features:

  • Shoot 'Em Up Spellcasting Sorcery: Encounter evil foes and choose whether to wield Rayne’s magic or use her weapons and wits to take them down.
  • Body and Mind: The Knight Witch Duality: Customize Rayne’s unique playstyle, upgrading Knight abilities for a more fast-paced shoot ‘em up experience, or strengthen Witch magic and explore different deckbuilding strategies with over 30 unique spell cards to choose from.
  • Build Trust & Make Lasting Bonds: Knight Witches become stronger with gratitude and trust and can earn it in many ways, not all of which are sincere – the choice to choose popularity over honesty lies in the players hands.
  • Forward-Thinking Accessibility: The Knight Witch has been designed as a Metroidvania without barriers; with an intuitive on/off 'auto-aim' system, world-altering 'cheats' and a focused main story navigation system - players will never get lost and can tailor the game to their level of play.
  • Super Mega Team: The Knight Witch is brought to you by a veteran team of developers behind titles such as RiME, Moonlighter, and Plants VS Zombies.

 
The Knight Witch is currently available to Wishlist on Steam. Keep up to date with all the information on The Knight Witch please like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and join us on Discord.

For more information please contact: 
Jon Wilcox – PR & Events Lead – Team17 Digital
[email protected] / +44 (0) 7932 900 998
 
Rebecca Nicol – Junior PR & Events Manager – Team17 Digital
[email protected] / +44 (0) 7944 096 906
 
About Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team
Comprised largely from experienced industry professionals who have worked on titles such as Plants vs Zombies, RiME, Gylt, Moonlighter, and Worms 3D, Super Awesome Hyper Dimensional Mega Team (aka ‘Super Mega Team’) is committed to creating high-quality, award-winning titles for PC, console, and mobile devices.  Their previous releases include Pro Zombie Soccer, Pro Zombie Soccer Apocalypse Edition, Supermagical, and Rise & Shine. They are currently working on their second project for PC and consoles as a studio, shoot ‘em up Metroidvania, The Knight Witch. Visit www.supermegateam.com for more information.


About Team17 Digital
Founded in 1990, Team17 Digital is a leading developer, video games label, and creative partner for developers around the world. Part of Team17 Group plc, which floated on AIM in 2018, Team17 Digital has an extensive portfolio comprised of over 120 titles, and fully encapsulates the spirit of independent games. Team17 Digital’s portfolio of multi-award-winning and award-nominated in-house brands include Hell Let Loose, Golf With Your Friends, The Escapists, and the iconic Worms franchise, alongside its games label partner titles, including the award-winning games Blasphemous, Greak: Memories of Azur, and Overcooked! franchise. Visit www.team17.com for more information.

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