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Dig your doom in the vertical 2D platformer ‘Pity Pit’

Available digitally this week for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PS4™

Hong Kong - June 8, 2020 –
Independent developer and publisher, Eastasiasoft Limited, today announced that the vertical 2D platformer Pity Pit will be available this week for Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PS4™. Dig your way down through procedurally generated caves and save your wife Gwendoline from the Devil Johnson!

In this unique spin on retro platforming, the action goes vertical instead of horizontal, down instead of up! Take the role of Oratio the Dwarf as he uses every tool at his disposal to navigate a variety of block types. Mine with pickaxes, dig with shovels or use devastating bombs to clear a path.

With 5 levels of challenge and obstacles that change with each playthrough, Pity Pit offers simple but addictive design and a wealth of replay value, all presented in an endearing pixel art style!

Pity Pit has been developed by Panda Indie Studio. Console versions are ported and published by eastasiasoft.

Pity Pit will be available for US$4.99/€4.99 on these dates:

  • June 9th: PS4™ Americas
  • June 10th: PS4™ Europe, Xbox One worldwide
  • June 11th: Nintendo Switch worldwide

A 20% launch discount will be available on select platforms and regions.

For more information on Pity Pit, visit:

About Pity Pit

Procedural 2D platforming goes vertical as you dig, mine, craft and bomb your way downward! Take the role of Oratio, a Dwarf who enjoys hanging around the mines with his dear wife, until a demon spawns from a nearby pit and carries her away! Now it’s a race through the mines to get her back. Can you save Gwendoline from the Devil Johnson?


  • Dig your way down through procedurally generated caves.
  • Use pickaxes and shovels to navigate various block types.
  • Mine ores to craft powerful tools and dangerous bombs!
  • Collect random power-ups along the way.
  • Dare to face 5 levels of hardcore challenge.
  • Confront the Devil Johnson to rescue Oratio’s wife!

About eastasiasoft

Eastasiasoft Limited is an independent, Hong Kong–based developer and publisher of interactive entertainment specializing in video games and related media. Founded in 2007, eastasiasoft has published a diverse variety of titles in digital and physical format. Eastasiasoft is a licensed PlayStation, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One publisher. Some of eastasiasoft’s recently licensed and published games are Moero Crystal H, Ghost Blade HD, Gunlord X, Sword & Fairy 6, Rainbow Skies, Rainbow Moon, and the Söldner-X franchise.

About Panda Indie Studio

Panda Indie Studio is an indie game developer, based in Italy. Their line-up includes arcade inspired shooting games, including Project Starship, Red Death and Null Drifter. Pity Pit is their latest creation. In partnership with eastasiasoft, Panda Indie Studio is bringing their games to consoles in 2020.

For media queries, contact eastasiasoft public relations at press@eastasiasoft.com or via Twitter at @eastasiasoft.


Pity Pit
Press kit
Fact Sheet
PS4, Switch, Xbox One
10 June 2020
Action, Platform, Roguelike
eastasiasoft, Panda Indie Studio

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