The Guise – Announcement

Posted on 24 Sep 2020

Developer Rasul Mono and publisher GameNet have revealed The Guise, a metroidvania about a young orphan whose curiosity leads him to try on a cursed mask which transforms him into a monster. The Guise is releasing on 20 October 2020 for PC and a demo is available via Steam.

Official Press Release

Dark metroidvania fairy tale The Guise coming October 20, 2020

The free demo is available now on Steam


Brooklyn, New-York, September 23, 2020 – GameNet announced the publishing of the gloomy metroidvania “The Guise” from indie games developer Rasul Mono.

The game will launch on Steam on October 20, 2020. Currently, a free demo is available to get acquainted with the fascinating dark grim story of an orphan named Ogden.

A free demo version is now available on Steam, providing you with 29 amazing levels of the game – about 60 minutes of pure joy.

For more information, visit The Guise official Steam page and add the game to your wishlist.

About The Guise

You play as Ogden, an orphan whose curiosity got the better of him. After disobeying the headmistress of his orphanage and sneaking into a locked room, he gave in to temptation and tried on a cursed mask that transformed him into a monster. You will have to get used to this new body, master monstrous abilities, and try not to lose the last remnants of your humanity. You have the advantages of bestial agility, monstrous strength, and inhuman capabilities. But watch out — in this hostile world, almost everything is out to get you.


The world of The Guise is filled with terrifying locations, including dying villages, dark forests, labyrinthine dungeons, and deadly valleys swarming with demons. Find secrets, hidden passageways, and concealed rooms containing treasures that shed new light on Ogden’s world.


The main gameplay hook is your persistent monstrous form. As a human, you could have fought with a sword or any other weapon, but now you have only your newfound feral abilities to rely on.


Unlock new monstrous abilities by defeating bosses and absorbing their skills. Every time you vanquish an ordinary foe, you collect their eyeballs — local currency that can be spent to upgrade your abilities with the Eye Collector.


The macabre world of The Guise may be harsh and unjust, but there are still a few people you can count on – for example, children whose eyes remain unsullied, whose perception of the world has yet to be touched by the darkness. Or the Eye Collector, who keenly senses the pain and despair of this boy trapped in the body of a monster.

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