- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 19th Mar 2019
- 19th Mar 2019
PlayStation Plus Extra (Subscription)
- 13th Jun 2022
- Also Available On
- Controller Support
- Feature Support
- Official Site
Say what you want about the ubiquity of pixel art, side-scrolling indie games, but the truth is that when done well, they're brilliant. There are a handful of good examples, like Shovel Knight, Celeste, and Freedom Planet, but The Messenger might be the easiest to recommend. This Ninja Gaiden inspired action platformer is the full package...
Ninjas need holidays too
For those out of the loop, The Messenger is an excellent retro action game that arrived late on PlayStation 4. It launched back in March, bringing its fun spin on Ninja Gaiden to Sony's console, and it's well worth playing. Already quite a lengthy title, developer Sabotage has been busy cooking up an expansion. It's called...
Don't shoot the messenger
Well, that didn't take long. Following last week's story that acclaimed retro platformer The Messenger had been rated by PEGI for PlayStation 4, developer Sabotage has now officially confirmed it's coming to Sony's platform. The game blends together 8-bit and 16-bit styles as you guide your ninja protagonist through an...
Slice and dice
The Messenger released on PC and Nintendo Switch in August of last year to critical acclaim, and it looks like the PlayStation 4 is going to get a taste of the action soon if a new PEGI rating for the title is anything to go by. Spotted by the ever reliable Wario64 over on Twitter, the rating is rather strangely a 7+, but take a look...
As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan's survival.
What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.
- Dynamic, acrobatic gameplay and ultra tight controls worthy of an epic ninja adventure.
- Character upgrades, new abilities, hidden levels, and branching paths to discover.
- Meticulously designed 8-bit and 16-bit sprites, animations, and backgrounds in the spirit of the classics.
- A memorable cast of offbeat villains, bosses, and associates.