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EvilQuest 2 Gets the Greenlight, Heading to Steam

Thanks to the efforts of both die-hard EvilQuest fans and newcomers alike, EvilQuest 2 has passed the Greenlight process and will be heading to Steam as soon as the game is completed! The epic quest of universal domination continues! We’ve been pretty tight-lipped about the development of the game so far, but now we’re here to bring you a bit of news and some up-to-date info about Evilquest 2.

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EvilQuest 2 is the sequel to the hit retro Action RPG that offers players the chance to play as the ultimate villain rather than the tired and repetitive role of “world saving” hero. The game is built with an aesthetic reminiscent of classic 16-bit SNES era RPGs, but rests on a solid bed of modern gameplay mechanics and sensibilities. Expanding on its 2012 predecessor with an engrossing story mode and an innovative endless world conquering game mode, EvilQuest 2 promises to stretch the Action RPG genre past its traditional limits.

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After the destruction of God and the annihilation of his home world, The Grand Demon Galvis has carved out his own kingdom within The Astral Plane – a realm of countless realities. However, as Galvis soon learned, “God” was a relative term, and the being he had slain was only one of several powerful entities that ruled over the realms of men. Galvis quickly realized that these beings were the only thing standing between him and total dominion over The Astral Plane and resolved himself to find and destroy each and every one of them. But that was eons ago and Galvis’s demonic spies have failed to find even a single one of these holy creatures. At this moment, the demon is out of patience and his hatred for all of creation is greater than ever before…

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  • Limitless customization:
  • As players level up they may custom build and balance their character’s stats in any direction they choose. This, along with a new weapon crafting system provides a nearly endless variety to the skills and attack power that you can possess.

  • Deep Combat System:
  • Employ a combination of melee, charge attacks, spells and weapon-specific special moves to cut through waves of enemies and prevail in a variety of challenging boss battles.

  • Unique Storyline:
  • In Story mode, you will experience a huge variety of castles, towns, dungeons and outdoor locales brimming with monsters to meet and interesting characters to slay as you progress toward your ultimate goal of conquest.

  • Hundreds of items:
  • Between the many weapon parts, unique look-altering armors and crafting ingredients, there is no shortage of loot to collect.

  • Companion Support:
  • Recruit additional followers and support creatures throughout the game that eagerly await the chance to help you crush your enemies.

  • Infinite Conquest:
  • In an exciting new game mode that takes roguelike gameplay to the next level, you will visit infinite worlds with unique world maps, dungeons and towns to explore and conquer. An online leaderboard will track your progress and show you where you stack up in the pantheon of world conquerors.

  • Supported Platforms:
  • PC, Linux & Mac versions are planned.

  • Local Co-Op:
  • Got a friend and a second controller nearby? Have someone tag in and help finish off a tough boss or clear a difficult dungeon.

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Infinite Conquest:

In Infinite Conquest, we are blending roguelike gameplay with the Action RPG genre. This new game mode allows you to experience a different procedurally generated world every time you play.

The Astral Plane is a realm of infinite realities. And, as the ultimate villain, Galvis seeks to conquer them all. Each world that you visit will have its own randomly generated set of dungeons, towns, caves and forests for you to explore and fight your way through. Gain tons of loot and craft insane weapons as you rise to the top of the online leader board and become the ultimate conqueror. When you take on Infinite Conquest, you can choose to keep your progress between worlds, or take on “hardcore” mode and face permanent death for the ultimate challenge.

We’re still not ready to announce a firm release date after some of our previous estimates proved unreasonable for the scope of the game we’re making. But rest assured the game is coming and we’re making progress all the time. All of us at Chaosoft Games would like to thank our fans for their support, patience, and continued interest in EvilQuest.

EvilQuest Trading Cards Now Available on Steam

Alright, EvilQuest fans – you asked for it, and we delivered: EvilQuest now has Steam Trading Cards! Time to play through EvilQuest again and get those rewards – or if you’re new to the game, now you’ve got even more reasons to check it out.

Now that we’ve finished with the trading cards, it’s back to work on EvilQuest 2! We’ve made a lot of progress lately and there are many things in the pipeline that are going to make this game amazing! We still have a lot left to do but rest assured we are hard at work on it!

Now go get those trading cards!

EvilQuest 2 – Update


EvilQuest fans, we know you’ve been patiently waiting quite a while for news of EvilQuest 2 from the Chaosoft Games team. Well, we’re finally ready to unveil the progress we’ve made on the game.

We still have much to complete, and there are a lot of other exciting parts of the game that we can’t reveal quite yet. But with where we are right now, we can assure you that we are developing a sequel to EvilQuest that far surpasses the original in every way. And thanks to the response that EvilQuest has had on Steam, we can’t wait for the day when we’re able to bring this game to the public.

We know that many of you want to know when the game will be released and we wish we could say, but it’s more important to get the game as close to our vision as possible and not sacrifice quality for the sake of an arbitrary deadline.

Enjoy the trailer and stay tuned for more EvilQuest and EvilQuest 2 updates!


EvilQuest Now Available on Steam

EvilQuest now on Steam!

Chaosoft Games is excited to announce the release of EvilQuest on Steam!


After successfully advancing through Valve’s Greenlight program, EvilQuest is now available on the Steam store for $1.99 USD. Both new and experienced EvilQuest players will find something new – we’ve added 31 Steam Achievements, a new Auto-Save option, Dungeon Exit Points, and rebalanced the Level-Up/Stat System.

Play as the dark knight Galvis and explore dungeons, unlock ancient mysteries, and kill anyone foolish enough to stand in your way while you pursue a quest of revenge and ultimate power in this retro-style action/RPG.

EvilQuest debuted on Xbox Live Indie Games and was soon followed by release for Windows PC on Desura and Indie Game Stand. EvilQuest also appeared in the Indie Royale Halloween Bundle, an Indie Gala Weekly Bundle, and was a mystery unlockable game in the Indie Royale Indie Gamer Chick Bundle.

Chaosoft Games remains grateful to all of our fans who supported us and continue to support us on those platforms. We also wish to thank everyone who voted for the game on Steam Greenlight. EvilQuest would not be on Steam without you.

Stay tuned for more news about EvilQuest 2!

EvilQuest Gets the Greenlight, Coming to Steam on February 20, 2014

We are pleased to announce EvilQuest has been greenlit for release on Steam. For the members of the team at Chaosoft Games, this is amazing news as we will be able to bring EvilQuest to an entirely new audience. One that we believe will be much larger than any previous audience that the game has enjoyed.

In preparation for the Steam release of the game, we are adding several new features to the game as well as fixing a couple of lingering issues with prior versions of the game.

First, and most importantly, we are adding achievements to the game. Expect to be rewarded for unlocking key story elements, discovering hidden items, and killing hordes of monsters and innocent townsfolk.

Second, one of the most requested features that critics and fans have asked for is an autosave option. This is something that we’ve struggled with because we feel that it goes against the retro spirit of the game. However, we are not deaf to the cries of the masses and have gone ahead and implemented autosave in EvilQuest. We hope that this will cut down on some people’s frustration when playing the game. It can of course be disabled in the game’s option menu for hardcore players.

Third, We will be making a minor tweak to the stat assignment system. In the past it was possible to pump all stat bonuses in the game into one stat (Strength, Toughness, Intelligence, Vitality) and this allowed for some extremely powerful and unbalanced builds. In the next version of the game, players will be restricted to adding only 2 points to a given stat on level up. This will remove the temptation that some have had to overload the Strength stat and make the game too easy for themselves (there’s an “Easy” difficulty setting if players find the game to be too challenging).

Fourth, and this is pretty minor, but we have added exit points to certain dungeons. These exit points will allow a player to instantly return to the world area that contains that dungeon once it has been cleared.

We hope that these new features will make the game more enjoyable and accessible to new players and EvilQuest veterans alike. EvilQuest will be released on Steam on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 and will continue to be offered for $1.99 US, the same price as on all other PC digital distribution services.

EvilQuest approved for Steam release

EvilQuest 2 Update

To celebrate the 1-year anniversary of the release of EvilQuest, we’re giving fans a look at some never-before-seen screenshots from EvilQuest 2.

Chaosoft Games would like to assure fans that we are working hard on bringing you a sequel that surpasses the first game in every possible way. It’s been a crazy year for us between release of EvilQuest on Xbox and PC, update patches, interviews, media relations, entering Dream-Build-Play, being in the Indie Royale bundle, trying to get on Steam, and interacting with fans – not to mention our day-to-day lives. But we’re thrilled with the fan reaction and success of EvilQuest and we wouldn’t trade it for anything.

Through it all we’ve been plugging away at EvilQuest 2, and while production is taking longer than the first game, the quality of everything about EvilQuest 2 is significantly higher. We still can’t confirm anything about a release date other than “2013,” but we are redoubling our efforts to deliver a follow-up to EvilQuest that we hope will shatter all expectations.

Thanks to everyone who helped make the first year of EvilQuest a success!

Upvote EvilQuest on Steam Greenlight!

Click here to vote for EvilQuest on Steam Greenlight

EvilQuest is now open for community voting on Steam’s new Greenlight program. So go log on to Steam and vote for it! Chaosoft Games would like to thank all of our fans of the game for their support on Xbox Live Indie Games and Desura. Now we’re calling on fans to enlist all their friends and help bring EvilQuest to Steam.

We need your thumbs-up on Steam Greenlight so that we can bring EvilQuest to an even wider audience. Steam is the world’s leading digital distribution content provider for video games, and the potential level of exposure and sales of the game on Steam would mean huge things for the upcoming release of EvilQuest 2 as well as our future game projects.

We also realize that some people might have discovered EvilQuest by seeing it on Steam Greenlight, which is why we’re now offering the free demo version of the game directly from our website:

Download EvilQuest free demo

Finally, if you don’t want to wait for the game to reach “approved” status on Steam Greenlight, you can already purchase EvilQuest on Xbox Live Indie Games for 80MSP ($1 U.S.) or on Windows PC from Desura.

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EvilQuest 2 Currently in Development

It’s official: Chaosoft Games has entered an early build of our upcoming Action/RPG EvilQuest 2 into Microsoft’s Dream.Build.Play 2012 competition. We are very happy to announce to all our fans that we are working on this title and thank you for your continued support.

Following on the heels of the successful release of EvilQuest earlier this year, EvilQuest 2 is currently in the early phases of production. The entry into Dream.Build.Play consists of a demo version showing off a host of new and improved features and hints briefly at the early stages of the game’s story. After listening to both fans and critics of the first game, Chaosoft Games is heavily focused on adding more of the elements that made the first game a success, while making large strides in the areas of music, art, dialogue and gameplay.

Notable new features seen in the demo include new special attacks, new types of weapons, a grappling hook item, and an in-depth weapon crafting system. Much about the game’s story has not yet been revealed, but here is what can be deduced from the demo and trailer:

In a world on the brink of annihilation, a mighty warlord has appeared and seems hell-bent on delivering the planet a final crushing blow. But, in the small village of Aurora, a glimmer of hope appears in the night sky. A mysterious stranger has fallen from the heavens, fulfilling one of the planet’s most ancient legends. Is this man the people’s savior, as the legend claims, or something else entirely? In EvilQuest 2, play as a mysterious hero on a quest to discover the truth about both himself and the world that he has been thrust into.


– Fast-paced Action/RPG combat.
– Unique, genre-defying story.
– Perform multi-kill combos to boost your abilities in battle.
– Unlock the power of The Chaos Shards and craft powerful weapons.
– Unleash powerful special attacks to smash your foes.
– Dozens of unique spells.
– Intense and challenging boss battles.

EvilQuest 2 is planned for release in early 2013 on Xbox Live Indie Games and Windows PC.

Stay tuned to the Chaosoft Games website and social media channels for all the latest updates on the development of EvilQuest 2.

EvilQuest Now Available on Windows PC

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Desura Digital Distribution

Desura Digital Distribution

Chaosoft Games is pleased to announce the release of EvilQuest for Windows PC. The game will initially be distributed through Desura, one of the world’s leading distributors of digitally downloadable games, and priced at $1.99 USD. EvilQuest is available for digital download as of February 29th 2012, and a free-to-try demo version is also available.

EvilQuest was released on January 4th 2012 for the Xbox Live Indie Games service and has recieved a high degree of critical and commercial success. Most recently, the game was featured on the Joystiq Indie Pitch and was recommended as one of Kotaku’s Favorites on the Xbox Dashboard. We hope to continue this trend on the Windows platform and want to thank everyone that has purchased the game thus far.

EvilQuest turns the Action-RPG genre on its head by putting the player in the role of a villain bent on world domination, rather than the traditional role of a hero trying to save the world.

As the dark knight Galvis, the player begins the story by staging a daring escape from an imperial prison and unleashes his lust for vengeance and power on a world that is ripe for the taking. As the story progresses, Galvis will gain untold power, ultimately leading to a confrontation with the gods themselves. The outcome will determine the fate of the world and decide who is worthy to wield ultimate power.

EvilQuest features a wide variety of environments, enemies, and boss creatures – all created in retro style with 100% original artwork, animation, and music. In addition to fighting monsters, Galvis will also terrorize the residents of several towns and must avoid imperial agents seeking to re-capture him.

The goal of the game is for Galvis to take revenge on his captors as well as unlock the secret power of four legendary seals. Players will find a variety of weapons, items, and magic spells to increase their power as they play through the quest. The game also allows the player to customize areas of proficiency during level-ups by assigning points to particular attributes.


– Dark and genre-defying dialogue and story

– Fast-paced action-RPG gameplay

– Retro-style original graphics

– Original musical score

– Game world full of mysteries and twists to explore

– Multiple levels of melee & ranged attacks through weapon charging system

– 15 unique dungeon levels and overworld areas

– 14 different spells with a variety of purposes and effects

– Over 10 challenging boss fights

– Dozens of pieces of equipment and items to discover

– Options for Easy, Medium, and Hard difficulty levels

– Support for both Keyboard controls and Xbox 360-compatible Gamepads

– Enable/disable flashing effects option for strobe-sensitive players

– Free-to-try demo version available for digital download via Desura


Chaosoft Games is an independent game devlopment company based in Knoxville, Tennessee. It is a licensed business privately owned and funded by founding partners Josh Ferguson & Forrest McCorkle. Chaosoft Games expanded its team to include Michael Hogan during the development of EvilQuest. Chaosoft Games previously released the title Chaos Shift for Xbox Live Indie Games in November 2010 and has been actively developing a number of independent game titles since 2008.

For more information contact follow us on twitter @chaosoftgames or visit the Chaosoft Games website,


EvilQuest 1.2 Update Released for Xbox Live Indie Games

Since its initial release, EvilQuest has received extremely valuable feedback from fans and reviewers alike. We have seriously considered all suggestions and criticism and in response would like to announce the release of the Version 1.2 Update for EvilQuest on Xbox Live Indie Games (80 MSP/$1 U.S.).

This update addresses many of the issues present in the initial release without compromising the original vision of the game. We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone that has supported EvilQuest and are extremely pleased with the response that the game has received. We also want to assure you that we will continue to make games in the vein of EvilQuest for the foreseeable future.

Please stay tuned on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and our website for updates on EvilQuest and our future projects.

Included in this feature release:

Release Notes for Version 1.2 Update:

– Dialogue improvements
– Changed attack and health on certain enemies for a more “balanced” difficulty progression
– Added easy, medium, & hard difficulty modes
– Settings for Volume/SFX levels
– Setting to disable effects that could cause seizures
– Additional save points
– Replaced existing prison music
– Spell costs and recovery time tweaked
– Entire intro is now skippable once started
– Fixed issue with using attack button immediately following spell casting
– Added time delay to enemy respawning
– Tweaked enemy HP & damage in later game stages
– Weaker fire spell for enemies
– Reduced heal spell MP cost
– Doubled poison damage
– Fixed bug that let you abandon poison status on save
– Added additional fire sword hint
– Added controls screen to Inventory Menu

Release Notes for Version 1.1 Update (also included in this release)

-Intro sequence streamlined
-Added instructional tip for equip menu
-Added gameplay tips for first-time players
-Typographical errors fixed

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