Exception combines retro vibe with modern 2,5D world

Traxmaster Software revealed that the upcoming 2.5D combat platformer, Exception, will launch on PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch for $14.99/€12.49 on August 13th. To mark the occasion, the one man indie developer today released a gameplay trailer showcasing the unique level shifting mechanic, which combines two-dimensional action with a three-dimensional world, that offers that oomph platforming fans are looking for.

In Exception an old woman’s computer has been taken over by ‘Titan’, a totalitarian virus set to destroy the operating system. Players take on the role of a hero who must vanquish the malicious invader that is crippling the system before it crashes. Using easy controls, traverse through timed byte-sized levels, overcome various obstacles and enemies as quickly as possible to secure a place on one of the online leaderboards catered to different playstyles. Whether the player chooses an evasion tactic or straight up combat, Exceptions classic platforming experience features an innovative level shifting mechanic, which spices up the gameplay and reveals secret pathways and collectables.

Wishlist Exception on Steam or preorder the game on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.