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Sep 29, 2012 | 3:40 PM EDT
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DESUTORI IS NOW AVAILABLE FREE FOR EVERYONE TO ENJOY, thank you for the unprecedented support, I appreciate it, and from the team to you, I thank you. See you next game! es/desutori


Game too hard you wanna rip your hairs out? Skip levels by pressing B at the title screen!





# Use the Left and Right Arrow keys to move.

# Use the Space bar for various in-game options.


The game that made Tom nervous is finally on Newgrounds!

The 8-Bit Hardcore Retro Side-Scroller is here!

Will you manage to collect ALL 12 CRYSTAL SHARDS OR DIE AN AWFUL DEATH?

Enter Desutori, a side-scrolling game about a unlikely Hero and the Goddess who travel far and wide in search of the ultimate power. The Cosmic Shards.

Special thanks to
TheBackAlleys Forums for the support,
Dilly, Fefe and GhostingFish for the help.



Rated 4 / 5 stars

This game was immensely annoying, but I loved how it sort of pushed me to beat this game in one go.

The bug at the end with the boss sort of freaked me out as well, but I think it was a nice coincidence. The voice actors seemed appropriate, and the backgrounds seemed well. The patterns were intricate and deadly. I liked it overall, but felt somewhat short and a bit short-lived of a boss as well.

Great job.

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Kooh responds:

It's already fixed, but I'm glad you enjoyed it.


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Nice idea and a good old "Nintendo hard" style game.

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Kooh responds:

Thank you very much! Be sure to be on the look out for our new game!


Rated 4 / 5 stars

It's a good game. It was challenging but not very difficult. I did like the characters and their design, but I thought Kuno's (that's the hooded girl, correct?) voice acting was a little bit quite and simply not fitting. But that doesn't greatly affect how good the game was. The levels were entertaining and fun, especially when you had to memorize the patterns of ghosts. It was also easy enough to beat within 200 lives, making the game entertaining without wasting time or driving the player to the brink of insanity.

I'd like to see another game like this, with similar characters. I forgot to mention that I also enjoyed how the protagonist didn't actually speak. I would definitely play a sequel to this game. Keep up the good work.

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Kooh responds:

Thank you very much for the support, we'll try to make it even better by next game.


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Nice Game, i got the first 2 Medals but I'll be back soon !!!! :D

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Kooh responds:

Good luck on your medal quest, hero!


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Its a very nice game. Though a bit annoying at tims with the axes and spikes. Axes would sometimes hit me without even touching, and someimes I died because of one pixel of spike was out and died out of nowhere when the spike wet down. Other than that, this is an fun, hard side-scroller. I hope we can see a seque to this, maybe with more story, mechanics, etc. You could probably make the next I wanna be the Guy. The game isbrutaly difficult even though the only thing you have to do is walk.

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Kooh responds:

Thank you, I hope let's players have a day field with this, it's a like an obstacle race.