A downloadable game for Windows


Iggrand, a land where humans rule and have remained since their arrival on Crete. Upon encountering the primordial fire, wars again led to the near annihilation of mankind. From this time we speak of the dark swords, the most powerful of the kingdom of Lordhem, with which almost conquered the entire continent, only to fall under the rebellion of the united kingdoms and lose the power once obtained. Firelink is the heiress of the dark sword left by her grandfather Fianor, which she had never wielded until her village Osthem was attacked by a host of creatures commanded by a huge demon. Firelink then, wields the sword to save the village by repelling the attack, and then embarks on a journey to seek revenge on the attackers and eliminate any threat that may be looming over Osthem. During the journey, she begins to understand the power of the sword, its influence on her intensifies and she manages to play an important role in the fate of Iggrand and the events that are about to unfold.

Enter in a world full of mystery, with lot of creatures to fight and epic end stages bosses, places to explore and greats power-ups, to find out the true power that wraps the sword. 

Dark Swords Firelink is a 2D metroidvania game with a large locations to explore, fight with a lot creatures and epic bosses, and greats skills and power-ups to acquire. Have some of the better features that defines the 8/16-bits era, games like Ninja Gaiden, Super Ghost and Ghouls, Megaman, Castlevania and Super Metroid. Also, it gets inspired by the Dark Souls series, Hollow Knight and Blasphemous.

Ask GameDev community game of the month nominee:

This game is still under development, working hard to bring you a great game with a great story.

Wait for the release schedule in 2022!!!

StatusIn development
Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars
(5 total ratings)
AuthorLair Games Studio
Made withUnity
Tags2D, Metroidvania, Pixel Art, Retro, Singleplayer, Souls-like
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
LanguagesEnglish, Spanish; Latin America
InputsKeyboard, Xbox controller


Dark Swords Firelink.rar 108 MB

Install instructions

It's simple, download the compressed file, open, extract files and play the game.

Can be played with keyboard or gamepad.

Update: 08-Sep-2022.

This is Beta with THREE(03) complete levels. Can you beat them all?

Updates in this version:

- Control improvements.

- Animation updates.

- Visual effect updated.

-Bug solving when died and the camera get lost.

Soon the other 3 levels will be ready and all the cutscenes!