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Hijacked to a to strange world. Forced to fight for your life. Discover the secrets of the Arbitrators and find your way back home!

Barbearian is a fast-paced hack'n'slash with massive battles in a colorful, hand-drawn world.


Release Date: 15th of August 2018

Platforms: Windows (Steam) / Mac / iOS + AppleTV

Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Finnish, Japanese, Chinese (simplified)

Soundtrack: Youtube / Spotify / Apple Music

Development process was documented at a TIGSource devlog


"If you're a fan of real-time combat games Barbearian is easy to recommend" "5.0/5.0"
Pocket Tactics

"When people ask where the good premium games are, Barbearian is one I will point to, with gusto." "5.0/5.0"
Touch Arcade

“If you’re up for the challenge, then Barbearian has a chaotic, yet rewarding adventure ahead of you.” "8/10"
PC Invasion

89 metacritic rating, 5th best iOS game of year 2018

Store Links

Mac App Store


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Kimmo Lahtinen / @gimblll - Design / Code / Art

Kimmo is a veteran game developer who after spending a 13-year career at Housemarque crafting titles such as Resogun, Outland and Dead Nation, decided to fulfill his dream of creating his own independent games full-time. Having previously created games such as Drift'n'Drive and Trigonarium, Barbearian is his most ambitious project so far.

Tommi Lahtinen / @tommybaynen - Music

Tommi is an experienced electronic music producer whose tracks have been played on worldwide stages by legendary DJs such as Above and Beyond, Armin van Buuren, Dash Berlin and Paul van Dyk.