Charlotte, NC - April 2012 - Steel River Games LLC is proud to release its first commercial indie game, The Court Jester. The game is currently on sale for $2.99 at Indievania.
The Court Jester is an action-packed, story-driven 2.5D sidescroller.
Players control Domitian, a disgruntled jester on a quest to become emperor. But when he meets some unfortunate setbacks, Domitian makes a deal with a fallen god who grants him powerful magic to destroy his enemies.
In addition to simply incinerating legions of imperial soldiers and fire-conjuring priests with his newfound magical abilities, Domitian can also turn wounded foes into ghouls who will fight by his side. The Court Jester also features an in-depth storyline woven into its levels with a dark, yet humorous tone. To reach his goal, Domitian must traverse a brutal world where allies stab you in the back, priests hurl fireballs from on high, and gods and emperors alike are savage killers.
-over 20 levels spanning six diverse environments -a story featuring quirky and memorable characters -the ability to turn wounded foes into Ghouls who fight at your side -an unlockable higher difficulty mode -unlockable boss rush, and survival modes
Indievania Page: http://www.indievania.com/games/court-jester
About the Company:
Steel River Games LLC is currently a one-man indie game studio, run by it?s CEO/game designer/programmer/janitor Joseph Blair. The Court Jester is Blair?s first commercial game.