What is Rootshape?

Rootshape is a 1-2 player videogame that will remember you how amazing 2D sidescrollers can be.

Take control of Ace and slash his sword to get into the action! Feel the good ol' sidescroller retro gameplay coolness combined with modern graphics and technology, take a buddy with you and team up for battle. Explore the world, find secrets, collect treasures, and face threats. Fight your opponents with a sword and make use of combos that can be combined with your sidekick in two player mode!

The formula for good entertainment

This featureset can be confirmed already and might change over time

  • Singleplayer and Local Multiplayer
    (Couch Co-op)
  • One interconnected world split up into five or six areas
  • Collect Abilities and Powerups
  • An arsenal of skills combinable in multiplayer
  • Battery-backed memory to save your progress
  • At least two armor sets.
  • Several game modes.


Finally the information you actually ask for

  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Quad-core Intel or AMD processor, 2.5 GHz or faster
  • NVIDIA GeForce 470 GTX or AMD Radeon 6870 HD series card or higher
  • 8 GB RAM
  • Probably around 5GB disk space

Those requirements may differ in the demo version of rootshape



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