Vernal Edge

Vernal Edge is a 2D action-packed Metroidvania featuring an intense combat system, tight platforming sequences and a powerful story of rivalry, revenge and growth.

Welcome to the Kingdom of Haricot

Years ago, the land took to the sky, becoming a mysterious series of floating islands, where the power-hungry Church of Aloe now rules with an iron fist.
Enter Vernal. A young woman bent on finding her estranged father. With the help of some abnormal martial prowess and an amnesiac automaton named Chervil, She'll need to make her way across this mysterious land if she wants to satisfy her need for revenge, and the truth.
Take control of Vernal in this beautiful pixel art Metroidvania. Unravel the secrets of her past and the mysteries of Haricot as you battle your way through this broken kingdom.

A fast paced metroid-vania

Explore the floating islands of Haricot. Town or dungeon, leave no stones unturned in order to gain more powers! Jump, dash, slide your way into beautiful pixel art environments and don’t forget: secrets could be anywhere!

Dynamic and rewarding combat system

Strive for excellence as you master Vernal's many combos and spells to create the deadliest suite of attacks to destroy your enemies! The large number of options at your disposal every time you strike your foes makes Vernal Edge's battles a constantly renewed source of excitement.

Make your own way

As long as there's wind in your sail and a fire in your heart, you are free! In Vernal Edge, you can take your aircraft to any island you want, and explore them in the order you choose.
Unravel the mysteries of Haricot and Help Vernal get her revenge, once and for all.

Vernal Edge Ratings & Reviews

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by David Flynn
95 / 100
Vernal Edge is a thrilling character action game mixed with an intricate, connected world that's a joy to explore. The story may not be anything to write home about, but the combat and platforming more than make up for that.
PC Invasion
by Andrew Farrell
8.5 / 10
Filled with solid level design, exciting combat, and challenging platforming, Vernal Edge is a worthwhile Metroid-like that very much has its own identity.
God is a Geek
by Lyle Carr
8.5 / 10
Vernal Edge is a great Metroidvania game, with deep and satisfying combat, a whole lot of freedom to explore, and gorgeous pixel art.
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Vernal Edge System Requirements



OS versionWindows 8
OS versionWindows 10/11
CPUAMD Ryzen 3 2200G or higher | i5-7600/i3-8100 or higher
CPUAMD Ryzen 3 2200G or higher | i5-7600/i3-8100 or higher
Memory2 GB RAM
Memory2 GB RAM
GPUNvidia GeForce GT1030 | Radeon RX 550
GPUNvidia GeForce GT1030 | Radeon RX 550
Languages Supported
  • Audio: English, French, German, Spanish (Latin America), Chinese (Simplified)
  • Text: English, French, German, Spanish (Latin America), Chinese (Simplified)
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