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Black Witchcraft

An original beat ‘em up developed by Korean studio QuattroGear. The players assume the role of Ligeia, a witch that embarks on a quest to find her missing sister. The search leads her to Usher, a town infested with hellish beasts. To learn more about her sister’s whereabouts, Ligeia has to face hordes of dangerous demons. Black Witchcraft is seen from a side perspective. The gameplay comprises of exploration, platforming, avoiding traps, as well as combat. The heroine has access to powerful spells and two ghosts – William Wilson and Pluto – that can change into weapons. The graphics are one of the highlights of the game, with characteristic gothic design of the environment, and character models built from hundreds of smaller animated parts.

PC / Windows
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Black Witchcraft

Black Witchcraft | PC

Arcade, beat 'em up, indie games

Companies responsible for Black Witchcraft

QuattroGear | game developer

QuattroGear | publisher  

Black Witchcraft release date for PC:

game language:
English

March 2018 | Worldwide

Game mode: single player

Sony PlayStation 4
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Black Witchcraft

Black Witchcraft | PS4

Arcade, beat 'em up, indie games

Companies responsible for Black Witchcraft

QuattroGear | game developer

QuattroGear | publisher  

Black Witchcraft release date for PS4:

game language:
English

March 2018 | Worldwide

Game mode: single player

Microsoft XBOX ONE
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Black Witchcraft

Black Witchcraft | XBOX ONE

Arcade, beat 'em up, indie games

Companies responsible for Black Witchcraft

QuattroGear | game developer

QuattroGear | publisher  

Black Witchcraft release date for XBOX ONE:

game language:
English

March 2018 | Worldwide

Game mode: single player
Expectations: 10 / 10 calculated out of 1 players' votes.  

Black Witchcraft for Xbox One is a game by Quattro Gear, a Korean studio consisting of two developers known from titles such as S.U.N. Blade, Soul, or Qurare: The Magic Library. The game is a two-dimensional action-adventure game enabling us to assume the role of a Ligeia, a witch searching for her missing sister. In her quest to discover the whereabouts of her sister, Ligeia will have to defeat the demon hordes inhabiting the city of Usher. The game was inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

Mechanics

The gameplay is similar to the one encountered in Shank. As a result, the title is classified mainly as an arcade game that involves platforming, as well as combat. The heroine can use different magical powers, as well as two ghosts – William Wilson, and Pluto. Those two are not just simple specters, but deadly companions, able to change into various weapons.

Technical Aspects

Black Witchcraft is especially characteristic for its visuals. The game takes place in gothic environments, while the characters themselves are divided into numerous smaller animated parts, creating believable and eye-catching movement animations. Moreover, the game works in 60 frames per second.

Uses: Xbox Live