PlaySide Unleashes the Dark Fury of KILL KNIGHT Ahead of Next Fest X Win Exclusive Prizes

PlaySide Unleashes the Dark Fury of KILL KNIGHT Ahead of Next Fest X Win Exclusive Prizes

[MELBOURNE, May 30th] PlaySide has unleashed the first layer of KILL KNIGHT, the upcoming ultra-responsive, arcade-inspired isometric action shooter, with the launch of the game’s highly anticipated demo ahead of Steam Next Fest.With the game coming Fall 2024, Players can now dive into the relentless action, enacting their vengeance as they battle to the top of the leaderboards. The stakes are high, with a custom KILL KNIGHT PC and copies of the full game up for grabs, making this a must-play event.

Players diving into the demo will battle the ominous depths of the first Abyssal layer – Solitude. As they wreak havoc across this relentless realm, they will have the opportunity to upgrade and experiment with the Knight’s extensive arsenal while climbing the global leaderboards. From now until June 17th, players can join the Discord challenge to dominate the leaderboards and compete for coveted prizes, including a copy of the entire game and a custom KILL KNIGHT PC as formidable as the monstrous foes they’ll encounter.

KILL KNIGHT plunges you into the role of a dishonored warrior, betrayed and banished to the depths of the Abyss. Branded KILL KNIGHT, your reanimated corpse becomes a weapon driven by an unquenchable thirst for vengeance with one singular mission: kill the last angel.

Master the art of exploiting enemy weaknesses, execute brutal finishers, and tactically manage your resources as you delve into the eldritch Abyss—a nightmarish realm brimming with atmosphere and peril. It’s a deadly dance of survival and skill as you navigate this macabre world, competing against friends and foes on the global leaderboards. Can you withstand the relentless onslaught of horrors and achieve your ultimate destiny?


  • Fast and visceral top-down, push-forward combat that rewards aggression and precision
  • An immersive otherworld dripping in corrosive atmosphere with a retro-inspired aesthetic
  • Descend through five fatal layers, each more deadly than the last
  • Choose your challenge, with three distinct difficulty settings to overcome
  • Survive long enough to raise your Kill Power, increasing speed and damage
  • Complete challenges to unlock your Knight’s Arsenal, and evolve your playstyle
  • Dive into Master Mode, combining all five layers into one extended arena challenge
  • Ascend the global leaderboards and compete with friends for high-score supremacy

KILL KNIGHT is now available to Wishlist on Steam. Players can delve into Solitude with the exclusive demo now and throughout Steam Next Fest. Stay up to date by checking out the KILL KNIGHT Steam News Hub, following KILL KNIGHT on X and TikTok, and following Playside on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.


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