No Place For Bravery, the story-driven action-RPG from Glitch Factory and Ysbryd Games exploring the lengths a parent would go to find their child, launches Q4 2021 on Nintendo Switch and Steam for PC.
The corpses of giants tower over battlefields colored by blood in Dewr, a Nordic-inspired world long marred by war. In camps and villages amidst the ruins of civilization, people struggle to rebuild and reconnect. Thorn, an ex-soldier carrying the weight of a thousand sins, prepares to hang up his sword forever until a chance appears to save his family.
Feel the weight of sword, shield, and guilt once more on a journey to find Thorn’s long-lost daughter Leaf and uncover the truth of her disappearance. Aided by Phid, Thorn’sfoster son, walk the path to redemption through a devastated high-fantasy world that chews up hope and demands the hardest choices.
Channel the bloody memories of past battles to slash, block, and parry in fast-paced, demanding combat. Stand up to unrelenting foes and titanic bosses who hit hardest after an ill-timed dodge or depleted stamina. Dash out of danger’s way and redirect the flow of combat in Thorn’s favor, or adjust difficulty options to leisurely enjoy the narrative.
A painstakingly detailed pixel art world bears down on Thorn while the melancholic soundtrack of ancient struggle judges his every decision. Inspired by the real-world experiences of the development team and their own parenthood, No Place for Bravery examines the role of parents and the consequences of their choices on their children.
“The actions of parents resonate long after the fact,” said Matheus Queiroz, developer at Glitch Factory. “No one ever truly knows how to raise a child in an unpredictable, unforgiving world. Mistakes will happen and we must live with them. This story—and our own journey creating it—is an expression of that.”
No Place For Bravery launches Q4 2021 on Nintendo Switch and Steam for PC for $19.99, with support for English, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, and Simplified Chinese text at launch.