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Cyjin: The Cyborg Ninja

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Platformer
Developer: Aiya Games
Release Date: Nov. 10, 2021

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'Cyjin: The Cyborg Ninja' Kickstarter Fully Funded, Opens Up Stretch Goals

by Rainier on June 28, 2021 @ 1:59 p.m. PDT

Cyjin: The Cyborg Ninja is a precision platformer that can simply be played using only your mouse.

Players will experience a completely fresh take on the precision platformer genre, where movement, direction and jumping are all controlled by a twitch or a click of the mouse.

Inspired by classic challenging games of the genre such as Super Meat Boy and Celeste, Cyjin puts players in control of the titular hero - a cyborg ninja who was bested in a great battle by his evil arch nemesis The Shōgun, and thrown deep into the robot scrapyard in the underbelly of his cyberpunk city.

Cyjin follows the tale of our hero as he attempts to battle his way up through The Metropolis on his journey to stand and face The Shōgun once more - and exact his revenge.

Along the way, players will face perilous levels containing tough enemies, tricky traps and puzzles which will seriously put the reflexes of players to the test. Players will also need to harness every skill they've learned, in order to face unique and gripping boss battles at the end of each area.

Developer Aiya Games' Cyjin Kickstarter campaign, has reached its initial $5,006 funding goal and with several weeks to go, there's still plenty of time to reach one or more of the many planned stretch goals.

Backers will receive a copy of the game at launch, plus extra goodies for higher tiers, ranging from digital soundtracks, to the option to include a pet in the game, to designing a boss! 

A playable new demo is available on the game's Steam and Itch pages.

Key Features:

  • Unique Mouse-based Twitch Control - Experience one of the most unique gameplay with mouse-based precision platforming. Master how you twitch your mouse to get Cyjin into lightning action. Using your ninja-fast mouse skill, overcome challenges of all kinds created by our crazy developers.
  • Accelerated Dashing Action - Take control of your cyborg ninja in accelerated dashing action, and strike your enemies. A fun way to crush your enemies with speedy destruction.
  • Swift & Precise Platforming - Aim with your mouse to target your path and landing. Manage your precision and timing to pass through tricky obstacles.
  • Exciting Bosses - Our developers have prepared intense bosses of all sizes that will stomp whoever challenges them. Get yourself ready for exciting boss fights that will challenge your precision, speed and skill!
  • 2D Oriental Cyberpunk - Savour the rich world of Cyjin, blending oriental inspiration with cyberpunk theme. Adventure through different areas, from the deep wasteland of the Junkyard, to the industrial grime of the Automation Factory, and the traditional futurism of the Urbanscape. All combined into a platformer and a retro atmosphere.
  • Challenging Puzzles - Each level contains puzzles which will require quick thinking and ninja-fast timing to navigate. Can you solve them with the limited time you have?

Cyjin: The Cyborg Ninja is coming to PC (Steam) in January 2022


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