Awards & Recognition
- Grand Winner: PC Game – Indie
- Grand Winner: PC Game – Role-Playing Game (RPG)
- Grand Winner: PC Game – Best Art Direction
- Grand Winner: PC Game – Best Game Design
- Grand Winner: PC Game – Best Experience
- Grand Winner: PC Game – Best Game Direction
- Gold Winner: PC Game – Best Gameplay
- Gold Winner: PC Game – Best Music
- Gold Winner: PC Game – Best Storytelling
“Players are in for a sinister adventure confronting corrupted saints, ancient war machines, Tarnished creatures and destructive gods.”
– Catherine Daro (GameSpace.com)
“If you’re looking for another dark fantasy game with intense gameplay, then “The Tarnishing of Juxtia” is right up your alley.”
– Brittany Alva (Looper)
“If you’re into the challenge of Elden Ring and the Dark Souls series, you might want to think about this one.”
– Peter Paltridge (PopGeeks)
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Playing as the final creation of the Goddess Juxtia – and choosing from a staggering variety of weapons, armor sets and abilities – players are tasked with defeating the Shadow God Drelium of Crescentpeak … a mysterious, alien realm filled with strange machinery and occult magic.
Dark fantasy visuals and a hauntingly beautiful score are perfectly matched to the addictive ‘Souls’-inspired 2D action-RPG gameplay found in The Tarnishing of Juxtia. Furthermore, the innovative “Energy Rush” system allows players to get a super-charged boost of stamina and mana after landing consecutive attacks – proving consistency just might win the day against even the most fearsome of beasts.
- An Extraordinary Adventure Awaits: Explore 15 unique environments, engage in 14 formidable boss battles, and uncover plenty of secrets and sidequests in this sprawling 20+ hour action RPG.
- Risk vs. Reward Combat: A unique Energy Rush system rewards skilled players who manage to land consecutive attacks.
- Terrifying Boss Battles: Face evil head-on as you battle corrupted saints, ancient war machines, destructive gods and more in explosive, multiphase boss fights that will push your skills to the limit.
- Earn Powerful New Abilities: Acquire Relics from fallen bosses that can be powered up to unleash devastating Ultimate offensive and defensive abilities – allowing you to turn the tide of battle in your favor while adding a unique flair to your character build.
- Kingdoms Filled with Weapons & Loot: Uncover a wealth of unique weapons, armor sets, magic abilities, and Relics.