Vietnamese studio Hiker Games have announced ToyQuest: The Lost And The Found, a dark rogue-like platformer and are now seeking votes for it on Steam Greenlight.
The developer has released the following information:
“Honoring the great platformers of the 1980s and 1990s, ToyQuest features Brand—an action figure who tries to save his owner, Felix, from impending darkness. Armed with common household items, Brand must solve the house’s many mysteries before powerful nightmares take over.
ToyQuest features more than 300 enemy toys – including a rat, a paper crane, and soldiers complete with fatigues and guns. The game also boasts hundreds of weapon and item upgrades, procedurally-generated levels, and seven horrific boss stages.
While faithful to 8-bit and 16-bit platformers, ToyQuest innovates with a “base defense” twist: As players fight the enemy in different parts of the house, the bedroom is left unprotected. This means that you will need to find the proper materials to build defenses that can handle a sustained attack from the darkness, protect precious companions, and prevent further nightmares.
“ToyQuest: The Lost and Found takes the scary dreams we all had to deal with as kids and turns them into a fluid, imaginative platformer with roguelike elements,” says Phuong Vu, founder of Hiker Games. “It plays like many of the games we enjoyed growing up, but with beautiful graphics and sound.”
You can check out the trailer down below:
It’s a neat looking game – head over to its Steam Greenlight page and vote if you’d like to see it on the platform!