Tunche Release Confirmed for March 2021

Plunge into the mysterious world of Tunche, a charming hand-drawn beat’em based on Peruvian legends and featuring Hat Kid from A Hat in Time. 


December 15, 2020 | Publisher HypeTrain Digital and developer LEAP Game Studios are excited to announce that Tunche, shown at the latest Nintendo Indie World event, will be released on Steam, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on March 23, 2021.

Tunche is an enchanting beat’em up game with roguelike elements, co-op and a pinch of shaman witchcraft. The game was successfully funded on Kickstarter back in 2019.

Choose one of the five characters including Hat Kid from A Hat in Time, master their skill-sets and ultimate abilities, defeat epic bosses and unravel the secrets of the Amazonian jungle! The game is centered around high-risk, high-reward combat, and features a ‘stylish’ grade system. Team up with up to 4 friends and begin your cooperative journey through 4 different worlds, each filled with unique enemies.

Key Features:

  • Explore the breathtaking, hand-drawn world of Amazonian rainforests!

  • Team up with up to 4 friends in co-op!

  • Gain experience and upgrade characters!

  • Use a vast arsenal of fighting moves and magical arts to defeat your foes!

  • Face mighty multi-stage bosses!

  • Learn and adapt — every playthrough will take you further through the story!

Tunche Screenshot: Rumi

Read what the press had to say previously about the game:

«While I was drawn to Tunche by its unique, refreshing art, it was the combat that really set the hook» — PC Gamer

«The game has a really fetching art style» — Destructoid

«Impressive work like this deserves more recognition» — Hardcore Gamer

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About HypeTrain Digital

HypeTrain Digital is the indie game publisher for PC and consoles. Their mission is to help young developers deliver their games to worldwide audiences, regardless of genre or platform. Working with a diverse team of industry professionals, they’ve led numerous games to success across the world, including Stoneshard, The Wild Eight, and Police Stories.

About Leap Games Studios

Leap Game Studios is based in Lima, Peru, and makes games for PC, consoles, and mobile. Slice and Rise, Squares, and Tunche are among the recent titles. The team focuses on creating fun, engaging and polished experiences for different platforms and users. They support the local IGDA chapter and attend multiple game events around the World during the year.