Casual Bit Games Announces Release Date for Insanity’s Blade


Nothing warms my heart more than reporting on a gaming that’s coming out of Nova Scotia. Bridgewater based Casual Bit Games announced the release date tonight for their 8bit Arcade styled Action/Platform/RPG hybrid Insanity’s Blade. Based on the graphic novel written by Casual Bit Games’ Co-founder and Creative Director, Chris Obritsch, you can pick up Insanity’s Blade for PC, Linux, and Mac on September 1st.


Take a father’s journey to hell in order to save the souls of his wife and child. Insanity’s Blade: The Chronicles of Thurstan is the first in a series of games based around the journey of a sword possessed by a fathers powerful grief and hatred. This first game is the tale of the swords creation.

Game Features:

  • A blend of action, platforming and RPG elements with a classic Arcade style
  • Two-player Co-Op Game play! Play the full story mode as well as other exciting arcade game modes with a friend!
  • Multiple game play modes. Along with story mode there will be bonus arcade modes such as Corpse Surfing Competition and Arena Battle to name a few!
  • Battle through the 16 stages filled with unique enemies and environments
  • Adapted from the Insanity’s Blade graphic novel written by Chris and as featured on the now-defunct
  • Scale buildings and caves with Thurstan’s wall jumping abilities
  • A fully original soundtrack that’s also playable on real NES hardware (VRC6 based)
  • Cut scenes between stages to tell the story of Insanity’s Blade
  • Get upgrades at the store between stages
  • Weapons system improvements and upgrades as you progress lead to unique combat mechanics
  • Fight alongside an AI driven sidekick who joins your quest in single player mode!

For more information, slide on over to Casual Bit Games’ site.

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