Soulslike Mortal Shell Announced


Following in the footsteps of the Dark Souls-style “Soulslike” game genre, Cold Symmetry and Playstack have announced that their action RPG Mortal Shell is now in development.

In Mortal Shell, players will awaken in its twisted and shattered world as an empty vessel. Surrounded by the withering and rotting remains of humanity, players must traverse this landscape in the ongoing hunt for hidden sanctums of devout followers. As players carry out the bidding of the mysterious “Dark Father,” they will be able to conquer a number of formidable foes and harvest the sacred glands.

The ability to adopt different “Shells” to suit your playstyle (each with their own weapon upgrades and skills) will be available, along with a non-linear campaign and deliberate combat that utilizes parries and counterblows.

Learn more with the trailer below:

Mortal Shell – Announcement Trailer

Originally known by the title “Dungeonhaven,” the studio behind Mortal Shell is made up of a core team of 15 people, many of which have worked on AAA titles.

Cold Symmetry’s Andrew McLennan-Murray, Anton Gonzalez, and Vitaly Bulgarov released a joint statement about their work on the title:

“For a small team like ours, developing this title in many ways felt like crossing an ocean on a paddle board. To finally announce Mortal Shell is one of the most exciting and terrifying experiences we’ve had in our lifetimes. The last two years have been a time of non-stop growth, full of shocking revelations of sheer complexity that goes into creating a video game that you, yourself, would really enjoy playing.”

The game will come out for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in Q3 2020. For those who would like a taste of things to come, a limited closed beta will be available – all those interested can learn more on the official site here.

Source: Press Release
Final Fantasy XIV Cookbook Coming November 9

Journey through the rich culinary landscape of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy XIV with The Ultimate Final Fantasy XIV Cookbook coming November 9, 2021

Companion Human Challenge Mode Coming to CreatorCrate

Inspired by Portal’s Companion Cube, Jori Ryan and CreatorCrate Games’ CreatorCrate will see the new challenge mode Companion Human

City Builder Patron Coming August 10

Players will be able to turn a small town into a bustling medieval metropolis when Overseer Games’ Patron comes out on August 10, 2021

World Flipper Surpasses 1 Million Pre-Registrations

Kakao Games and Cygames’ mobile action RPG World Flipper has been pretty popular as of late, breaking one million pre-registrations to date