From Press Release:
London, UK, October 15, 2020 — Award-winning indie game studio Nodding Heads Games and publisher Super.com are proud to announce today that their critically acclaimed action-adventure — Raji: An Ancient Epic — has launched for PC, Xbox One, and PS4! Raji is a stunning action-adventure game steeped in ancient Indian folklore, artwork, and music. Players immerse themselves in the story of a young girl who has been tasked by the gods to battle a demonic invasion and save her brother.
Raji: An Ancient Epic invites players to take on the role of Raji, a young girl blessed by the gods, who must defend the human realm from an onslaught of demonic beings that seek to destroy her world. After a successful launch on Nintendo Switch, this magical and culturally rich tale of duty and the bond between siblings has earned multiple awards, including “Best of MIX Live” and “Best Game of Show” at Devplay. Now players across all platforms can immerse themselves in this stunning, grand adventure.
“Raji: An Ancient Epic is a labor of love that we crafted to share the beauty and wonder of our cultural heritage with gamers across the world,” says Shruti Ghosh, Co-Founder and Art Lead of Nodding Heads Games. “We are thrilled that so many players have already followed Raji on her epic journey on the Nintendo Switch and can’t wait for others on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 to enjoy it as well. We hope you love playing it as much as we loved making it!”
“Raji has received critical acclaim from players and critics alike with its Nintendo Switch release,” said Anna Grigoreva, Publishing Director of Super.com. “Now we are excited to bring the game to audiences across multiple platforms so that everyone can experience the beauty and wonder of Raji’s adventures!”
Set in the vibrant world of ancient Indian and Southeast Asian culture and folklore, Raji: An Ancient Epic is a beautifully crafted action-adventure drawn and rendered in the traditional Pahari art style. As Raji, you are thrust into a deadly war that not only separates you from your brother, but threatens the entire world. This young girl has been chosen by the gods to stand against a horrific demonic invasion with the help of a diverse line-up of weapons and powers. Throughout the game, you must master new skills, weapons, and adopt strategies for each unique situation to overcome the odds and defend the human race.
Features of Raji: An Ancient Epic include:
- Rich Storytelling: Experience a story of siblings. Brother and sister, Raji and Golu, separated by the attacking demonic hordes, now find themselves in the middle of a great war. Raji has taken it upon herself to find her brother and put an end to this reckless conflict.
- Stunning Artwork: Inspired by ancient Indian mythology and medieval architecture, the game brings a refreshing new style to the genre. Every corner of the game’s environment is drawn in the Pahari art style and combines hand-painted textures, rendered in 3D.
- Exciting and Challenging Combat: Choose from a variety of powerful weapons, including the traditional Trishul and Sharanga bow, all gifted to Raji by the gods.
- Explore a Memorable Universe: For the very first time, experience a game set in ancient India and infused with Hindu and Balinese mythology.