'Severed' from Guacamelee dev reaches Vita in Spring 2015

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'Severed' from Guacamelee dev reaches Vita in Spring 2015
Drinkbox Studios, the developer behind the stylish Metroidvania beat 'em up Guacamelee, has announced that its next game, Severed, will debut exclusively on the Vita handheld next Spring.

"Filled with ghastly enemies, including three-headed constellations, six-armed swordmasters and beasts made of crows, Severed has players take control of a one-armed heroine wielding a living sword as she knits together pieces of her story from both the past and the future," reads the studio's brief plot description. Aside from a short trailer found beyond the break, gameplay information on Severed is lacking, but Drinkbox claims that, "[P]layers will embark on a journey through a surreal, nonlinear world by using a touch-based combat mechanic to defeat enemies in this first-person adventure."

Why launch the game exclusively on the Vita, when both more powerful consoles and more successful handhelds are available? Drinkbox founder Graham Smith explains. "DrinkBox has a strong relationship working with Sony and we felt Severed's combat and exploration mechanics were a perfect match for the Vita. We hope Vita gamers will fall in love exploring Severed's uncanny world through our gameplay just like they have with our previous games."
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Severed From DrinkBox Studios to Launch Exclusively on
Sony PlayStation®Vita in Spring 2015

Toronto – December 8, 2014 – Independent video game developerDrinkBox Studios announced today that it is bringing the distinctively strange world of its highly anticipated adventure game Severed exclusively to the PlayStation®Vita system in Spring of 2015. Filled with ghastly enemies, including three-headed constellations, six-armed swordmasters and beasts made of crows, Severed has players take control of a one-armed heroine wielding a living sword as she knits together pieces of her story from both the past and the future.

As the heroine, players will embark on a journey through a surreal, nonlinear world by using a touch-based combat mechanic to defeat enemies in this first-person adventure. During their journey, warriors will unlock new abilities, discover secrets of the mysterious world, and grow in power as they master both offensive and defensive techniques

"DrinkBox has a strong relationship working with Sony and we felt Severed's combat and exploration mechanics were a perfect match for the Vita," said Graham Smith, Co-Founder of DrinkBox Studios. "We hope Vita gamers will fall in love exploring Severed's uncanny world through our gameplay just like they have with our previous games."

For more information regarding Severed please visit the game's website, orDrinkBox Studios' Facebook and Twitter pages.
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