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Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action
Developer: Phantom Coast
Release Date: Fall 2023

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'Helskate' Is A Skateboarding Roguelite Coming To PC, Early Access In 2024 - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on June 8, 2023 @ 2:15 p.m. PDT

Helskate is a skateboarding action roguelite where you grind, perform tricks, and chain combos to power up your attacks and slay the monsters of Vertheim.

Skate, Slay, Die, Repeat // A surreal journey into skateboarding afterlife // Just let me SKATE

Combine unique weapons and gear to suit your playstyle as you fight, die, and upgrade your abilities to come back to this labyrinth over and over again!

Slash your sword with a chance to electrocute while you release a burst of fire that ignites enemies when you jump? Throw deadly shurikens with a chance to poison while you dash through enemies to plant explosive charges on them? The choice is yours!

Helskate will be coming to Steam Early Access planned in early 2024, and will remain so for about a year.

“The current version includes World 1 (of 3) of the game with Anton Falcon as the main playable character fighting through Vertheim with a variety of weapons, attacks, and cool tricks to take on fearsome enemies and bosses. The main thing is that you will be able to experience the main systems and core of the game”

“In the full version, we plan to include more uniquely themed worlds, including all new weapons, items, levels, enemies, boss fights. The full version is also planned to feature a completed narrative and most importantly the polished roguelike experience based on community feedback.”

Key Features:

  • Skate your way through Vertheim - Traverse Vertheim as you grind, wall ride and manual your way through this hellscape with classic arcade-style skating
  • Fight, Die, Upgrade, Repeat - Combine different weapons, gear and tapes to create powerful and unique builds for each run. Get inked up with sick tattoos to permanently upgrade your abilities for a much needed edge over your foes.
  • Skateboarding Combat - Chain huge combos, do ollies, kickflips, and other awesome tricks to power up your attacks and gain unique abilities and buffs to slay the monsters that await you in this fast-paced skateboarding action roguelite!
  • Take on the Gods of Skating - Use everything in your arsenal to battle against the Gods of Skating. Take on the God of Vert Ramps’ score challenge and grind your way up the Ancient God of Skating to strike at his weak points.

Helskate is coming to PC (Steam), Early Access planned for Early 2024.

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