Project Introduction

Primal Planet is a solo developed metroidvania that combines survival and crafting elements with a pixel-perfect aesthetic and an action-packed story, and it's all taking place on a lush planet filled with dinosaurs.

Uncover the Story
Embark on a thrilling journey as you follow the gripping tale of a cave dweller fighting to protect his family. Survive a brutal T-Rex attack and uncover a narrative blending the wild with intriguing sci-fi twists. Forge unexpected alliances as you unravel the truth behind an alien presence.

Adapt and Survive
Survival in the wilderness demands cunning. Use natural resources to craft vital tools, weapons, and mixtures for healing and protection. Gain experience and upgrade your skills to overcome the countless dangers of a primal planet.

Explore the Primeval
Discover diverse biomes, each with unique challenges and secrets. Traverse dense forests, sprawling plains, treacherous mountains, and mysterious ocean depths where danger awaits. Encounter a vast array of dinosaurs, from the majestic Apatosaurus to the terrifying Carnotaurus, each perfectly adapted to its habitat.

Fight and Be Clever
Experience gameplay blending combat and strategy. Adapt to face ancient beasts and aliens alike. Tailor tactics, use crafted weapons, bait, traps, and stealth to master encounters with regular and boss enemies. Every confrontation tests your skill and cunning.

Play Local Co-op
Team up with a friend in local co-op where player 2 can jump in at any time as Sino the nimble sinosauropteryx, your faithful companion. Work together to overcome obstacles, solve puzzles, and battle foes as your bond strengthens, skills increase and Sino grows up to become a fierce and loyal friend.

In Primal Planet, your journey from a humble cave dweller to the planet's last hope is filled with danger, wonder, and the unbreakable bonds of family. Are you ready to rise to the challenge?

About Developer

Hey, I’m Albert van Zyl a.k.a. Seethingswarm - I'm a solo developer and pixel-artist, and I've been making games for myself and other studios for over ten years. Currently working on a Metroidvania full of dinosaurs called Primal Planet.