The editor Return Digital and the British study Acid Nerve have announced their new video game, Death’s Door, at the event dedicated to independent games [email protected] Twitch Gaming issued on the afternoon of this March 26. It is a action adventure fantasy setting from the creators of Titan Souls to arrive in summer 2021 a PC, Xbox Series X/S y Xbox One, and that we have already been able to see in action as we tell you in our impressions.
The game mixes narrative sections in black and white where an oppressive is shown bureaucratic environment with colorful action sequences in an interconnected world reminiscent of The Legend of Zelda traditional, but with a more agile combat system in the style of Hyper Light Drifter.
Players will control a Raven, one of the many who are in charge of collecting souls of the dead from day to day in monotonous work. Yet his life goes awry when they steal one of the souls, leading you on an adventure packed with enemies, magic and huge bosses.
“Harvesting souls from the dead and signing may be monotonous, but it is an honest job for a raven,” says the synopsis. “Work comes to life when your assigned soul is stolen and you must keep track of a Desperate thief to a kingdom untouched by death; where creatures grow far beyond their demise and brim with greed and power. “
However, the plot goes beyond the search for that soul: “Chase and defeat colossal tyrants with stories and motivations own. Experience a shadowy but darkly comic story, discovering the truths behind the flow of souls, the role of the Ravens and the origin of the Gates. “
Those Doors connect different parts of the world with the office of the Raven, to function as a hub central. From Devolver they explain that there will be use melee weapons, arrows and magic to beat a broad fan of “beasts and demigods”: “Mistakes are punished and victory is rewarded. Get the upper hand by customizing your character’s stats and mastering the skills and upgrades you get.”
Available in summer for Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One and PC
In Vandal we have been able see a gameplay about five minutes of Death’s Door and we have also chatted with its developers principals, Mark Foster (programmer, designer and director) and David Fenn (director and musician). You can read our impressions and the interview in this link. The title will arrive on PC, Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One in summer.