The highly anticipated NES port is coming!
Use your magic staff and progress through a large interconnected world where you’ll solve puzzles, fight enemies and defeat bosses in order to help free the land of Alwa. Explore and uncover the secrets by using your platforming skills in this challenging and charming 8-bit adventure game.
Our dream is finally coming true! We have partnered with Retro-Bit to release for a limited time a (remastered) Alwa’s Awakening in a physical form on a NES cartridge with manual later this year.
Use your magic staff
Equip a magic staff that holds many mysterious powers. Use it to solve puzzles and defeat enemies in over 400 unique rooms. Upgrade your staff by finding new gemstones.
You are Zoe
Play as Zoe who has been sent for to help free the land of Alwa. With easy to understand controls, you’ll jump and fight your way through the many different challenging rooms.
Explore the land of Alwa
Explore a large interconnected map in true ‘Metroidvania’ style. Play the game any way you want and find your own way through the land of Alwa.
Find new items and learn new abilities
Find and unlock a slew of different objects throughout the adventure that will both give Zoe new abilities as well as unlock new areas.
Download the Beta demo now!
No need to dust off the old NES just yet. Just press that big download button and start the game up in any emulator. This is not the entire game but instead a demo that’s about an hour of playtime. We’re really curious what you have to say about the game so please join the discussion on our Discord.
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I don’t have an NES! Can I purchase the ROM?
Right now we’re focusing on the cartridge release and once that has happened, we aim to release the ROM digitally.
Will you use battery backup for saving?
Yes, that’s the plan.
What mapper are you going to use?
We’re targetting iNES mapper 2 (UXROM) with 512k PRG-ROM, 8k PRG-RAM and horizontal nametables.
Is it weird that this is my most anticipated release of 2021?
No, not at all.
Will the NES release have a manual?
Are there any bonus content in the NES version?
Yes, there are two completely new areas added exclusively for the NES version.