Runner Heroes: New epic runner adventure game for consoles launches on Kickstarter

October 20 04:57 2020

“Runner Heroes: The curse of night and day” is a new thrilling adventure game, inspired by the first arcade games and popular action movies of the ’80s.

Great news for adventure game fans looking for something new for the consoles this time. Madrid-based IKIGAI Play has recently launched a cutting-edge epic runner adventure game for consoles on Kickstarter. Titled “Runner Heroes: The curse of night and day,” the game promises hours of excitement with a grand mix of the best features of the adventure genre and smart hand-drawn illustrations in 2D & 3D environments. 

Designed by passionate gamers, Runner Heroes is inspired by pioneering arcade games like Trip runner saga, Sonic, Ghosts and Goblins, and so on, that almost all ardent gamers have enjoyed playing in their childhood. The game is also largely influenced by the popular adventure movies of the ’80s, like Willow, Krull, Labyrinth, or Lady Hawk. 

“We are excited to bring to you our new epic runner adventure game that will keep you glued to your console with its mind-blowing adventures, unique gameplay, and realistic 2D and 3D gaming environment. Our mission was to create a truly thrilling game packed with a solid mix of adventure, fun, magic, and super speed – and thus, ‘Runner Heroes’ was born”, stated Rodrigo Yubero Sanchez, the Art Director of IKIGAI Play.

Based in the magical kingdom of Celuria, Runner Heroes revolves around the story of two princes. Lyssa and Colwyn have been trapped into a curse by the evil Red Witch- one in night and the other in day. The player has to help the princes take on the witch and her menacing generals to uncover the curse’s mystery and free them from the spell.

“Our game follows a unique game experience where gamers will be able to control two characters at once. Otherwise, there are two cooperative modes where they can play with their friends. You will find as many as three different experiences here to choose from.”

Interestingly the heroes in the game run and engage in many other exciting activities, such as – driving mine wagons, diving, free-falling, funambulism, etc. There are three different paths to choose from here, based on your gaming preferences. 

Another major feature of the game is its two cooperative modes that come with two different proposals and different sets of enemies at each level. 

Features of the game:

  • Comprises of an exclusive mix of best features of the adventure gaming genre, high-end 2D and 3D illustrations, magical themes, fun moments, and super speed
  • Allows the unique ability to control to characters at once
  • Plenty of cool game elements like breaking doors, magic jump, teleportation, running on floors with movements, etc.
  • More than 15 characters 
  • 47 levels divided into 5 regions


Runner Heroes promises a nail-biting adventure experience that will give you that powerful rush with its series of magical adventures. We already have a PC version of the game, but now we want to make a version for the consoles too, which calls for a robust financial backup. Thus, this Kickstarter campaign. Your generous support will enable us to bring the game for consoles and reach out to more numbers of players worldwide.”

Backers will be rewarded with mention of their names in the credits and handy discounts on a digital copy of the game, copy of the digital soundtrack of the game, and more.

To learn more or show your support for the campaign, please visit their campaign here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/runnerheroes/runner-heroes-the-curse-of-night-and-day?ref=66rjfu

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Company Name: IKIGAI Play
City: Madrid
Country: Spain
Website: www.kickstarter.com/projects/runnerheroes/runner-heroes-the-curse-of-night-and-day?ref=66rjfu

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