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JackQuest: The Tale of the Sword

An old-school platformer, metroidvania game, in which we play as the titular character of Jack. Armed with a sword, the hero wanders through a grim underground cave in search of his beloved Nara, who was kidnapped by a powerful orc named Korg.

Arcade | fantasy | platform | 2D | metroidvania | adventure elements | indie games | side-scroll

JackQuest: The Tale of the Sword cover

developer: NX Games

Official website

Game mode: single player

game release date:

24Jan2019

PC PS4 XONE Switch

JackQuest: Tale of the Sword is a metroidvania production developed by the independent NX Games studio. The game was released by Blowfish Studios, whose portfolio includes titles such as Gunscape and Siegecraft Commander.

Story

JackQuest: Tale of the Sword takes us on a journey to a fantasy land. While playing, we step into the shoes of the titular character, whose beloved Nara was kidnapped by a powerful orc - Korg. Without thinking too long, Jack chases after the monster and ends up in his underground hideout. There he finds a sword that becomes his faithful ally as he crosses a dangerous, dark cave.

Mechanics

In JackQuest: Tale of the Sword the action is shown from the side. The gameplay revolves around traversing the interconnected locations that create a kind of labyrinth; we also have to avoid numerous traps and various dangers, solve environmental riddles and fight against the enemies we encounter, among which we will find many powerful bosses. As Jack progresses, not only does he gain new weapons (such as a bow) and power-ups, but he also acquires a variety of skills, allowing him to confront ever stronger enemies and reach previously unavailable locations. All of the above is complemented by countless secrets and optional challenges.

Technical issues

The two-dimensional graphics of JackQuest: Tale of the Sword were made in a pixel-art style. The gameplay is accompanied by a dynamic soundtrack.

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Age Rating

age requirements: everyone

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Pentium 4, 1 GB RAM, graphic card 64 MB GeForce 4 MX or better, Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Minimum: Intel Pentium 4, 512 MB RAM, graphic card 32 MB GeForce 2 MX or better, Windows XP/Vista/7

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