90s Classics-Inspired Platformer Kaze and the Wild Masks Release Date

26 January 2021
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90s classics-inspired platformer Kaze and the Wild Masks will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC via Steam, and Stadia on March 26, publizher Soedesco and developer PixelHive announced. The console versions will be available both physically and digitally.

PixelHive’s Vision

Kaze and the Wild Masks is developed by Brazilian indie development studio PixelHive and brought to Google Stadia by Soedesco’s in-house development studio Soedesco Studios. PixelHive’s vision for the game is to seamlessly blend the classic characteristics of the 90s platformer era with today’s gaming technology. They’ve created colorful visuals and music that perfectly captures the essence of 90s games, while modernizing it with higher resolutions, great details, and the smoothness of today’s platformers. All the while, PixelHive brings plenty of versatility to the game with various environments, a charismatic character and story, and unique gameplay mechanics which keep the game fresh from stage to stage.

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About the Game

In Kaze and the Wild Masks, you journey through the Crystal Islands in 90s classics platformer style. Play as Kaze and save your friend Hogo from a curse that spread chaos around the islands. Face enraged living vegetables by invoking the powers of the Wild Masks. Pounce ferociously like a tiger, soar through the sky like an eagle, sprint fiercely like a lizard, and rule the sea like a shark.

Key Features

  • Unleash the skills of the wild masks to get powers from the tiger, eagle, lizard and shark.
  • Uncover the secrets of the Crystal Islands in 30-plus levels with over 50 bonus levels.
  • Relive your childhood memories of classic platformers with high quality frame by frame pixel art.
  • Pave your way through a satisfyingly smooth, but challenging platformer.
  • Refresh your ears with 25-plus tracks inspired by the musical themes of the 16-bit era.

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