Battle your way through an enigmatic clocktower in an attempt to restore lost memories

Montpellier, France – April 21st, 2022 – Solo developer Benjamin Kiefer aka BenStar and indie publisher Dear Villagers (The Forgotten City, ScourgeBringer) have today released their twin-stick roguelite platformer Revita for Nintendo Switch and PC. Following on from a successful Steam Early Access campaign, Revita will be available for €16,99 / $16.99 / £13.49 on Steam, with a 20% discount until April 29th.

Discover the Revita launch announcement trailer:

In Revita, climb through an ominous clocktower and battle through a series of procedurally-generated encounters with foes and challenges in order to uncover lost memories and discover the mysteries of the melancholic world. Play as a nameless child with no sense of who or where they are and exchange health for upgrades as the game dares the player to play on a razor’s edge! 

“It’s been a long road to get to this point, I’m finally happy to release Revita after working on it for the past five years”, said Benjamin Kiefer aka BenStar, developer of Revita. “We’ve received really positive feedback during Early Access and can’t wait to share the unique arcade-inspired twin-stick experience with fans of the genre and newcomers alike.”

Revita is a love letter to previous twin-stick, roguelite and platformer games, with a certain polish and charm that makes it stand out from the competition”, said Guillaume Jamet, Head of Publishing for Dear Villagers. “Playing Revita is a roller coaster adventure: it’s so fast, tense and addictive, you really feel like you’re playing at an arcade! With the procedurally-generated rooms and vast customization options, it’s a really fresh experience that’s different on every playthrough!”

Revita is playable in English, French, German, Spanish, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, and Simplified Chinese.

Feature List: 

  • Trade life for power

Exchange health for power in fast-paced glass cannon gameplay

  • Unique runs

Battle through an almost infinite variety of combat encounters in procedurally generated rooms

  • Endless character builds

Twin stick shooting, dashing and wall sliding are just the beginning – find power-ups and items on each run

  • Tweak your game

An extensive set of options lets you tweak Revita to your playstyle – slow down time, set an outline colour for enemies to make them easier to track or choose the level of aim assist that feels right for you

  • Arm yourself with multiple weapons

Use a variety of guns! Arm yourself with a laser gun, charge gun, machine gun, shotgun, or rocket launcher.

  • A mysterious world

Explore an underground subway line infested with monsters and filled with colourful characters who will help you on your journey.

  • Reclaim lost memories

A nameless child with no memories awakens in a mysterious Clock tower that is connected by a metro system with only a vague sense of purpose, hoping to find answers at the top.

  • HATS! Many, many hats. All the hats, really -to cover all heads and all styles!

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About Benjamin Kiefer aka BenStar 

Benjamin « Benstar » Kiefer, is based in Germany and the solo indie dev of Revita. As a self-trained programmer and pixel artist with a loyal following on Twitter, Ben loves making bouncy and highly polished games with big attention to small details. His aim is to create  rich and interesting worlds with fun and addictive gameplay that keep people hooked.


About Dear Villagers

Dear Villagers is a publishing label of Plug In Digital. It’s a place where talented studios can unleash their creativity and focus on bringing unique single player experiences to players on PC and console, experiences that will stay with them long after the credits roll. Dear Villager’s lineup includes the award-winning The Forgotten City, The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk, ScourgeBringer and Edge Of Eternity.