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8-Bit Love Letter ‘Alwa’s Awakening’ Coming To Steam February 2nd

Relive the glory days of the NES with Alwa’s Awakening, coming to Steam early next month.

Alwa's Awakening

Indie developer Elden Pixels is a studio that wears their pixellated hearts on their sleeves. The four-man team announced that Alwa’s Awakening, the studio’s love letter to the 8-bit era, is set to release on February 2nd, 2017.

The game, which is inspired by the NES classics of old, has players take up their mighty magic staff as they journey through a large interconnected world filled with puzzles to solve, baddies to best,  and menacing bosses to overcome as you seek to save the fantasy land of Alwa.

To celebrate the occasion,  developer Elden Pixels has released a launch trailer for Alwa’s Awakening that you can find below:

Alwa’s Awakening is slated to release on February 2 on Steam for PC, OSX and Linux. The game will be priced at $9.99. For more details on the game, be sure to visit its official page here.

So, do you plan on diving into this retro-inspired adventure when it releases early next month? Be sure to sound off in the comments section and let us know!

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Frank has been the caffeine-fueled evil overlord of HeyPoorPlayer since 2008. He speaks loudly and carries a big stick to keep the staff of the HPP madhouse in check. A collector of all things that blip and beep, he has an extensive collection of retro consoles and arcade machines crammed into his house. Currently playing: Dodonpachi Dai-Ou-Jou (Arcade), Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove (Switch), Neo Turf Masters (Neo Geo)

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