PC gamers can now enjoy “NOCTURNAL – Enhanced Edition” in 2023

Press release:
Lausanne, Switzerland, October 5, 2023.
Montpellier (France) based indie game publisher Dear Villagers and Lausanne (Switzerland) indie game developer Sunnyside Games are today very happy and excited to announce that they have just released the latest update major (“NOCTURNAL – Enhanced edition”). for their flame-wielding action platformer “Nocturnal” (the update is available now for PC via Steam).

With a plethora of new features, including updated optimization and accessibility features, conquer the Mist and use your fire to uncover the secrets that now lie beneath it.

This Enhanced Edition update adds:

A redesigned experience, from A to Z
A new expanded moveset and talent tree with the ability to burn everything (including 6 new active talents!)
Expanded levels with all-new challenges
New enemies: the Swarm and the Shield
New accessibility feature to reduce game difficulty
7 additional story letters and a new reading animation for story items
New music and improved SFX
Visual and lighting improvements, including new rooms and views, and improved melee combat effects.
Destructible and new types of platforms
New level selection menu and U improvements
Overall game rebalancing to make the game more intense
Redesigned storyline and dialogues
New tutorials and tips in loading screens
Strong optimization improvements and a new performance mode accessible via the options menu

And many small tweaks and tweaks to fine-tune the experience

“Thanks to feedback from the community, we are now happy to return with a significantly better version of Nocturnal” said Gabriel Sonderegger, co-founder of Sunnyside Games.

“This update offers many improvements that we hope you enjoy! »

Nocturnal encourages challengers to brave its magnificent ruins with a multitude of optional trials. Those seeking the glory of a true challenge can enable a host of speedrunning features, like faster transitions, skippable cutscenes, and a pauseable timer. Only the fiercest warriors will attempt Permadeath mode, in which you only have one life to undertake the entire journey.

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What the reviews say:
“If you like the genre and want something that has enough inspiration to last a few hours, it’s definitely worth investigating. » – Age of Play

“Keeps things refreshingly fresh, presenting a solid action game with cool core mechanics and a handful of new ideas” – God is a Geek

“Nocturnal is a must-have title for fans of 2D action platformers” – GameGrin

About Sunnyside Games
Sunnyside Games is a Swiss-based company founded in 2013 and made up of wizards, artists and engineers who work hand in hand to create challenging, immersive and well-designed 2D games for PC and consoles. Previous games from Sunnyside Games include Towaga: Among Shadows and The Firm.

About Dear Villagers
Based in the south of France, in sunny Montpellier, we are a boutique publishing label made up of a team of around twenty people. Open-minded and versatile, Dear Villagers offers artisanal advice on marketing and production. Our mission: We tell memorable stories through memorable games. We love pixels, but we believe in people.

PC gamers can now enjoy “NOCTURNAL – Enhanced Edition” in 2023
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