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  • Summary: Chasm is a 2D Action-RPG Platformer. Taking equal inspiration from hack 'n slash dungeon crawlers (procedurally generated dungeons, loot drops, etc) and Metroidvania-style platformers, the game aims to immerse you in its 2D fantasy world full of exciting treasure, deadly enemies, andChasm is a 2D Action-RPG Platformer. Taking equal inspiration from hack 'n slash dungeon crawlers (procedurally generated dungeons, loot drops, etc) and Metroidvania-style platformers, the game aims to immerse you in its 2D fantasy world full of exciting treasure, deadly enemies, and abundant secrets. Players assume the role of a soldier passing through a remote mining town on their journey home from a long war. The town's miners have recently disappeared after breaching a long-forgotten temple far below the town, and reawakened an ancient slumbering evil. Now trapped in the town by supernatural forces, you're left with no option but to explore the mines below, battle enemies and bosses, and increase your abilities in hopes of finally escaping and returning home. Expand

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  1. Oct 11, 2018
    80
    The tense fights leave you with sweaty palms and an elevated heart rate, keeping you glued to the action as you venture ever deeper below ground.
  2. Playstation Official Magazine UK
    Aug 23, 2018
    80
    While Chasm doesn’t offer anything particularly new to the genre, it does deliver intricate locations and satisfying swordplay in spades. [Issue#153, p.86]
  3. Aug 10, 2018
    77
    Despite its flaws, there's still a lot of fun to be had with Chasm. Exploring and finding new secrets is satisfying but traversing the same areas multiple times is not. The combat is also a mixed bag as some enemies are enjoyable to fight and others are a chore.
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  1. Sep 10, 2018
    9
    A side scrolling rpg with all the elements that make this game a gem in my collection. Vivid bit graphics and aggressive encounters make for aA side scrolling rpg with all the elements that make this game a gem in my collection. Vivid bit graphics and aggressive encounters make for a nostalgic challenge. I was not disappointed. One particular game mechanic however at times was discouraging. Fret not though. A little perseverance was rewarding. World class job Bit Kid! Keep it up. Expand
  2. Aug 22, 2018
    4
    I've backed this game on kickstarter and have been observing the development from the very beginning. It has taken a lot of time to finish theI've backed this game on kickstarter and have been observing the development from the very beginning. It has taken a lot of time to finish the game. The time was wasted. Poor gameplay. Poor animation. Inconsistent art direction. Thematically weak art. So so music. Most of the issues were raised by backers while the game was still under development. The game still has them. There are projects done by less people with less resources that are so much better. A failure. Expand