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The Nexatli Expedition

The Nexatli Expedition
is a metroidvania platformer
with GameBoy and early cinema aesthetics.

The famous explorer Joseph Silvester is departing for the Amazon rainforest in search of the legendary "Eye of Nexatli".

Little Kevin tags along and finds himself lost in the jungle.

Will he be able to return home safe and sound?

Drawn and coded by DarkStar
Play the demo!


Low-resolution pixel art augmented with modern graphic effects
The game runs on Unreal Engine 4 and leverages its capabilities to modernize gameboy-styled pixel art with transparencies, glow, distortions and more.
Freedom of exploration
The Nexatli Expedition is a metroidvania at heart but nobody is telling you where to go. Feel free to explore.
Built for platforming
Run, jump, skid and crawl as you would in a platform game. Timed jumps and stomping enemies will be of the essence to navigate the environment.

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