Players have to defeat waves of colored enemies using a unique system. So the team created a game system called the Trinity Mechanic. By shooting with one of the three colored weapons on the adequate colored enemy. This allows the player to choose between maximizing damages. Charging a devastating super attack or healing the shield protecting its single life.
This system also offers plenty of emergent strategies. A lot of learning opportunities leading to a huge replay value. Since it’s up to the player to find their play-style. Working to beat the game and fight their way up the leaderboard.
Pawarumi Launch Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows)
Pawarumi is set in what the developers call a Neo-Aztec universe. Taking inspiration in the aztec & mayan mythologies and architecture. The arti style of Manufacture 43 also blends those references. Along with aesthetics reminiscing of the 90’s pop culture. This mashup creates vibrant 3D visuals. Since it is a flashback to the Dreamcast era. Supporting the immersion in the parallel world of Pawarumi. The game is also full of easter eggs. That is if you survive long enough to get to them.
The audio side of things is not left behind as the game has an epic soundtrack. Mixing world music instrumentations, electric guitars and synthesizers. This, exotic blend by some journalists “Electro Peruvian Metal”. A totally fitting name. With the help of G4F Records, the soundtrack will be available on Youtube and Bandcamp at launch. And will also come to many streaming platforms.
Pawarumi offers five dense, carefully crafted levels. With plenty of enemies and secrets to unravel. Obviously, each level ends with epic fights against huge bosses. While truly challenging a players nerves. The games three difficulty settings play the levels in different orders. Give a refreshing experience to the more adventurous players.
Players keen to discover more about the Pawarumi Neo-Aztec universe were not forgotten. The dramatic story of Axo, the female hero of Pawarumi, will be told during level transitions and non-invasive in game dialogs. Each difficulty mode will unravel more of the story, always pushing the player to challenge its skill to discover the three different endings!
Steam games release:
Pawarumi now has a full launch on Steam for $16.99 USD. The games available for Linux, Mac and Windows.