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May 25, 2023

New RPG deckbuilder announced with Cross Blitz, coming later this year to Early Access

From Press Release:

PARIS (May 25, 2023) – Publisher The Arcade Crew (The Last Spell, Infernax, Blazing Chrome) and developer Tako Boy Studios today announced Cross Blitz, an RPG deckbuilder boasting strategic turn-based combat across a collection of interconnected, wondrous adventures as well as a separate, immensely replayable roguelite-style challenge, will make its way to PC later this year (wishlist at

Cross Blitz follows the zany tales of larger-than-life heroes, with each eccentric star boasting a unique playstyle and abilities when faced in fast matches of cards. Get ready to embark on an epic journey with today’s announcement trailer that showcases a sneak peek at both the story campaign and the roguelite mode:

Cross Blitz features an expansive single player campaign following the charming individual journeys of its playable heroes, building a turn-based RPG around a rewarding core of card-battling combat. Players explore Crossdawn Isle, an endearing land packed with memorable characters and secrets. Throughout each hero’s adventure, players unlock new abilities and access to distant regions through cleverly fought battles, crafting and earning a trove of strategy altering cards and perfecting decks customized to their preferred fighting styles. Cross Blitz’s campaign spans more than 30 hours of adventures and encounters with outlandish and engaging characters in a beautiful, colorful pixel art world.

As a separately structured mode, Cross Blitz’s Tusk Tales tours an ever-shifting island map for a hugely replayable challenge where no two outings progress the same way. Choose from unique mercenaries, build their arsenal while enduring an increasingly difficult barrage from opponents, and track down unique landmarks offering formative choices which can lead to salvation or doom.

Cross Blitz features:

  • Deep Deckbuilding Strategy: Build unstoppable decks from more than 200 cards, customizing and perfecting strategies to fit unique playstyles
  • Thrilling Adventure: More than 30+ hours of rewarding questing awaits across the journeys, tribulations and discoveries of a quirky, vibrant cast
  • Endlessly Replayable Challenge: Brave the roguelite mode ‘Tusk Tales’ and venture through a randomized map filled with unique battles and choices to make, all while snagging powerful gameplay-changing trinkets and unlocking new tools to use on future runs
  • An Enthralling World: Brimming with colorful characters, peculiar locales and delightful secrets, Cross Blitz is as fun to discover as it is to behold

Following the debut of Cross Blitz’s smooth, thoroughly polished combat in Early Access, players will amass a steady trove of riches through future updates as Tako Boy Studios continues to evolve the game ahead of its full release. To keep the latest updates on Cross Blitz on hand, wishlist the game on Steam ( and follow @TheArcadeCrew and @takoboystudios on Twitter.

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