Elysis is a charming and well crafted Link To The Past-esque top down action RPG in that focuses on gratifying, skill based combat as you explore it’s deadly monster-filled world.
Even though Elysis is still very early in development, the Alpha Demo is a very highly polished experience, with excellent pixel art animation, engaging combat and a fun and easily accessible tutorial. The current build features 29 different monsters, a sizeable slice of gameplay and fifteen different items of equipment to get to grips with. This equipment can even be modified by using the 23 different add-ons which can be used to them unique properties.
The world of Elysis is a joy to explore, packed with excellent pixel art animation and interesting enemies that make your battle for survival exactly that – a battle. The combat in Elysis isn’t all about the stats as in other action RPGs, here you’ll need real skill as you fight, learn enemy movement patterns and dodge attacks – in fact with so much happening on screen it can feel like a bullet hell shooter at times. After sampling the delights of the current build, we can’t wait to see what more the world of Elysis has in store for us.