Gamescom 2021 Indie Booth Presents: Eastward
Eastward has been on the radar for many, and was even showcased in the recent Nintendo Indie World Presentation where it was given a release date of 16th September. We thought we’d take the opportunity to showcase the game and let you know why we’re excited for this top-down RPG.
Created by Pixpil Games and published by Chucklefish, Eastward is a vast adventure game inspired by the Japanese anime of the 1990s. The world has started to crumble and the story follows a hardworking digger called John who has been tasked with guiding a mysterious girl named Sam through dangerous cities full of monsters.
This is a single player adventure game where both John and Sam can be controlled to solve puzzles and meet a cast of strange characters throughout this strange world. The developers wanted to pay homage to the top-down genre and have used The Legend of Zelda and Mother series as inspiration and we think it’s shaping up rather well.