Charming Metroidvania Piko Piko Leaves Early Access Today

It’s Hammer Time As The Full Version Of Piko Piko Arrives On Steam

Piko Piko

Publisher Degica Games today announced that the full version of Piko Piko is now available on Steam, ending the Marquet-developed Metroidvania title’s stint on Early Access.

The full release brings a number of tweaks and enhancements to the game, including:

・Added new animation for Nyan
・Added 4 new mana-costing power-ups for Nyan
・Adjusted the Dash control and can now be activated by pressing forward twice
・Added 6 new achievements
・Adjusted how players can access the Ice area in the 2nd parts
・Added new bomb item
・Added different types of life/mana upgrades in multiple areas
・Added stores in multiple locations
・Adjusted the beginning part of the game, so it is now easier to access the tower
・Adjusted mini car gameplay for nyan
・Fixed soft-lock issues in certain areas
・Other minor fixes

 

Piko Piko Steam

In Piko Piko, players assume the role of Piko, a student at the Hammer Academy who enters a blacksmithing contest to prove that her plastic Piko toy hammer is the mightiest in the land. Joined by her best friend, a half-fox named Nyan, she sets off to challenge her classmates and claim the title of the best blacksmith.

Check out the game’s charming spritework and hammer-based platforming in the trailer below:

If you’re a fan of retro-inspired platformers, Piko Piko looks like it just might be worth checking out. You can download the game now on Steam for $14.99.

Will you be taking up your hammer to prove your blacksmithing prowess to the world? As always, we love to hear what you think. Let us know if you’ll be taking a swing at Piko Piko in the comments below.

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