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The Forbidden Arts is an action adventure platformer with a focus on discovery and exploration. When the hero of the game, Phoenix, seeks the counsel of a druid to make sense of his visions, she awakens the latent pyromancy within him. This begins an epic journey from Phoenix’s humble beginnings as he seeks to master the element of fire. • Channel your pyromancer flame to cast devastating spells upon enemies and bosses, protect yourself from harm and manipulate the environment. ​ • Explore massive worlds with the ability to save your progress nearly anywhere and any time. You will alternate between 2d gameplay while in dungeons and 3d gameplay while exploring the world map. ​ • Test your agility as you scale walls, jump gaps, climb vines and maneuver through several distinct environments filled with obstacles and challenges. ​ • Progress through a captivating storyline following a young man who seeks the truth about himself and finds a grand adventure of ancient magic. ​ • Embark on quests from friendly NPCs and solve puzzles you encounter along the way. • Discover long-forgotten secret items and locations to unlock abilities and earn achievements. The time has come to summon your inner fire and prove to the world you have what it takes to be called a pyromancer. Play The Forbidden Arts today.


What’s new in this version

- Added the ability to perform a jump when falling off any surface, so long as the player has not already performed a double jump - Removed falling damage. Player will no longer take damage when falling from great heights - Removed some flickering from the trees in the Abandoned Mines entrance - AI animation adjustments - Disable siphoning if player is siphoning fire during griffin cutscene - Audio settings will now be properly saved when switching to different options sub menus - Fixed some font display issues when changing from Japenese back to English - Added a hint for how to unlock the swamp treasure chest - Modified Chiromancer boss fight - Minor level design modification in The Hives - Various Bug fixes


  • 5 Worlds
  • 6 Boss Fights
  • 30+ unique enemies
  • 12+ hours of gameplay
  • Collectibles
  • Several character abilities of pyromancy
  • Engaging and evolving storyline
  • High quality, hand-painted art style

Additional information

Published by

Stingbot Games


The Forbidden Arts © 2019 Stingbot Games, Inc. All rights reserved.

Developed by

Stingbot Games

Release date


Approximate size

2.9 GB

Age rating

For ages 16 and up


Install on your home Xbox One console plus have access when you’re connected to your Microsoft account.

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