22 June 2024

Afterimage is a hand-drawn Metroidvania that emphasizes fast-paced combat with diversified character builds, non-linear levels, and gripping storylines set in a vast and ruined landscape.

The story unfolds around Engardin, a world created by a supreme god. According to the god’s will, it was the primeval goliaths’ duty to preserve the order of Engardin. The world was once full of vitality and prosperity until humans launched a war against the goliaths to plunder all their gifts bestowed by the god.

With the ever-expanding ambitions of mankind, the war swept the whole Engardin. In order to conquer their arch enemy, humans performed a forbidden ritual and opened the Gate to the Sea of Souls by force. However, the situation got out of control. After a sudden explosion, a great flood poured out of the Gate and completely turned the citadel and the human territories into ruins.

Years later, the protagonist Renee, a girl who lost her memory in the catastrophe, embarked on her journey of retracing her steps and past memories. As she moved on, the Wheel of Fortune inevitably started to spin…

The Kickstarter Campaign for Afterimage is available for a few more days!