Score: 66,340

Recommendations: 4419 / Metacritic: 84

Salt and Sanctuary game

Released: May 17, 2016

Developer: Ska Studios

Publisher: Ska Studios

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Explore a haunting, punishing island in this stylized 2D action RPG.

Salt and Sanctuary combines fast and brutal 2D combat with richly developed RPG mechanics in a cursed realm of forgotten cities, blood-soaked dungeons, and desecrated monuments.


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A doomed sailor is shipwrecked on an uncharted island. In fog-shrouded valleys, where grinning, mossy corpses cling to rusted arms, shambling figures begin to stir. Beneath crumbling, salt-worn structures, labyrinthine passageways lead to unspeakable evil, long forgotten by man.

Salt and Sanctuary seamlessly combines fast, brutal, and complex 2D combat with richly developed RPG mechanics. Discover, craft, and upgrade over 600 weapons, armor pieces, spells, and items as you explore a cursed realm of forgotten cities, blood-soaked dungeons, desecrated monuments, and the fallen lords they once celebrated.

From Ska Studios, the award-winning indie studio behind a long list of stylistic, visceral, and brutally executed action titles that includes The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile, The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai, and Charlie Murder, comes Salt and Sanctuary, the studio’s most ambitious title to date.

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“A stellar adventure with enough moments of surprise and excitement to rival even its own source material.”
90 – Polygon

“A ton of fun, a great challenge, and a wonderful new take on the Souls formula.”
90 – Forbes

“Shockingly good.”
90 – Eurogamer

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