Keybol Games launches the game Jack Ax on Steam and Nintendo eShop

Keybol Games Jack Ax

Pampanga-based video game development studio Keybol Games has officially released their latest creation Jack Axe, a 2D pixel art open world platformer on Steam, Utomik and Nintendo Switch.

Developed by an all-Filipino team consisting of Thea Morrison, Mike Reñevo, Melai Silvestre and Bari Silvestre, Jack Ax gameplay revolves around the main character – Jack, who has an ax – as she completes a variety of platforming challenges. shape while using it. ax throwing ability to explore a unique world. The game breaks the taboo with a young female character as the lead by arming her and taking a “man’s job” despite the protests of a furious god in this Nordic/Filipino fusion.

Jack Ax lets you explore a colorful and dynamic world with challenging platforming levels by taking girl power to the next level (and the next level) with axe-throwing awesomeness. You can use Jack’s Ax to perform amazing platforming feats, the game allowing up to four (04) players in a campaign from multiple game modes.

“The game started out as a desire to play Mario Odyssey. Just like with Mario’s hat-throwing mechanic, we decided to create a similar ax-throwing mechanic but in two-dimensional space,” according to Thea Morrison , co-founder of Keybol Games.

Keybol Games started out making browser games and now develops and publishes desktop, mobile and console games such as Tower Fortress, Grand Guilds, Towertale, High Noon Revolver, Gnome More War, Kill the Plumber and Pretentious Game.

The development of Jack Ax took three (03) years to complete, with the final product currently available for PC and Nintendo Switch. Future plans for the game include release on other gaming consoles like Xbox and PS4. The game’s main soundtrack was directed by Zach Striefel, with the rest commissioned from Tizianu Bellu, Callum Rivers, and The Mad Duck.

Jack Ax is published worldwide by Neon Doctrine and is currently priced at US$14.99 on Steam and Nintendo eShop.


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