Mariachi Legends - A Combat Oriented Metroidvania

A project in Guadalajara, Mexico by HALBERD STUDIOS

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Become Death's right hand and destroy a dangerous group of criminals before the Day of the Dead.
Backers: 9214
Average Pledge Per Backer: MX$1201

Funded: MX$11,069,362 of MX$900,000
Dates: Nov 7th -> Dec 7th (30 days)
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Latest News

Update #13: The Campaign is Over

December 7th - via:
Hello everyone! We wish you all a great start to the holiday season! Everyone on the team is already in high spirits, and there’s no better gift for us than to be able to say we’re ready to close the campaign! Launching a project on Kickstarter... (Read More)

Update #12: Seventh Stretch Goal Reached!

December 7th - via:
Hey everyone! We hope you’re well and very excited. We certainly are immensely happy and grateful for what you’ve helped us accomplish. It is with our hearts full of joy that we announce that we’ve reached our seventh goal! This means the... (Read More)

Update #11: Sixth Stretch Goal Reached!

December 6th - via:
Hello everyone! We hope you’re having an amazing day. We can’t describe how grateful and excited we are to see your constant support for our campaign. Once more, you’ve pushed us towards another stretch goal! This means we’ll have an... (Read More)

Update #10: Three Days Left!

December 4th - via:
Hello everyone! We hope you are doing well. To start the week on the right foot, we want to share some exclusive content with our lovely community. Last week, we announced the La Sombra figure as an add-on option for backers of selected tiers. We... (Read More)

Update #9: Fifth Stretch Goal Reached

December 2nd - via:
Hello everyone! We hope you’re all doing fantastic. The humility and endless gratefulness from the team continue during the weekend, and we’re one step closer to ending the campaign. And what a wonderful way to do so by reaching our fifth... (Read More)

Update #8: A Proper Introduction

December 1st - via:
Hello everyone! We hope you’re doing well. As the campaign is close to an end, we want to complete this week with one important update, as today is a revelation date. In Santa Mascota’s cemetery, an otherworldly entity has made her presence... (Read More)

Update #7: A Deathly Memento

November 30th - via:
Hello everyone; we hope you’re doing great! Time has certainly flown by, and it’s crazy to think we’re less than a week away from closing our campaign! That means we’re one step closer to sharing Pablo Cruz’s adventure with all of you, and... (Read More)

Update #6: Fourth Stretch Goal Reached!

November 28th - via:
Hello everyone! We’re back here with exciting news to close this month on the right foot. You know that your faith in Mariachi Legends is the sole reason the campaign has been as successful as it has been so far, and naturally, it keeps paying... (Read More)

Update #5: A Glimpse at your Future

November 24th - via:
Hello everyone! We hope you’re doing well and excited for the holiday season. We’re definitely feeling thankful for the outstanding support you’ve shown our studio and this project for the past weeks. Each one of our backers is bringing us... (Read More)

Update #4: Third Stretch Goal Reached!

November 21st - via:
Hey everyone! I hope you’re doing well. The entire team here at Halberd is ecstatic to witness how the campaign is doing, and we remain beyond grateful to see our community grow with each passing day. So much so that we’ve made it through our... (Read More)

Update #3: Second Stretch Goal Achieved

November 13th - via:
Hello everyone! We’re back here with more exciting news to share with you. These past couple of days, we continued to see your enthusiasm with Mariach Legends, and just a moment ago, we reached our next stretch goal. We’re implementing the... (Read More)

'Mariachi Legends': muerte, detectives y mucha violencia en el título de los desarrolladores mexicanos de '9 Years of Shadows'

November 13th - via:
Halberd Studios, los desarrolladores tapatíos de '9 Years of Shadows', han presentado 'Mariachi Legends'. La entrega será protagonizado por un detective mexicano que cobrará poderes después de que la misma Muerte lo elija para recuperar un misterioso amuleto que podría poner en riesgo el Día de los Muertos. (Read More)

After Guacamelee! Mariachi Legends arrives, a 2D metroidvania for PC and Switch that has swept Kickstarter

November 10th - via:
Mariachi Legends is fully funded in just 24 hours on Kickstarter: a combat-focused metroidvania for PC and Switch style Guacamelee and Blasphemous. (Read More)

Mexican metroidvania game Mariachi Legends hits Kickstarter

November 10th - via:
Publisher Freedom Games and indie developer Halberd Studios’ next game is Mariachi Legends, their ambitious and stunning new metroidvania game overflowing with latino themes and folklore. (Read More)

Mariachi Legends, el metroidvania mexicano, arrasa en Kickstarter y pone fecha en PC y Switch

November 10th - via:
La plataforma de financiación colectiva Kickstarter tiene abierta la campaña para Mariachi Legends, un nuevo metroidvania de acción que por su estética se ha ganado algunas comparativas con el español Blasphemous, pero en este caso se fija en la cultura mexicana. (Read More)

Update #2: We Reached our First Stretch Goal!

November 9th - via:
Hello everyone! We hope you’re all doing well. We’re certainly excited and deeply touched by your continuous support as we push towards our stretch goals. Thanks to your belief in us, we managed to reach our first one, and you know what that... (Read More)

This gorgeous Metroidvania has it all: Mexican folklore, tasty-looking food, and "combat-oriented" gameplay

November 9th - via:
Mariachi Legends has some of the prettiest pixel art I've ever seen, and I can't stop drooling over its traditional Mexican cuisine (Read More)

Update #1: Mariachi Legends is Funded on First Day!

November 8th - via:
Hello everyone!  Welcome to Mariachi Legends’ updates. As we promised in our campaign, we’re committed to informing you of each and all progress of the game’s development, and we couldn’t be happier that our first update is this: Mariachi... (Read More)

Halberd Studios Announces New Metroidvania Kickstarter, Mariachi Legends, For PC & Switch

November 7th - via:
Developer Halberd Studios, known for the metroidvania 9 Years of Shadows, has launched a Kickstarter for a new metroidvania project, Mariachi Legends. Set in the heart of Mexico in 1986, this combat-focused experience features the titular gang threatening the town of Santa Mascota. (Read More)

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