Developers Describe Nightmarish Universe of OTHERCIDE

Othercide brings stunning tactical-RPG action to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on July 28th, and on Nintendo Switch later this summer. As Humanity’s last hope, lead your army of Daughters to combat in an intricate dance of spectacular actions using the Dynamic Timeline System to defeat fearsome bosses in epic battles. You will fight. You will fail. You will rise again. Get your first taste of the wonderful, weird, and hellish universe Lightbulb Crew are bringing to you with Forging Nightmares, the first episode in the webseries dedicated to the making of Othercide.

A startling art style sublimes a dark universe

The perfect entry point to the game, “Forging Nightmares” gives a background on the key characters and creatures from the Othercide universe: the Mother, her Daughters, and the terrifying Others that you will face off against. Also discussed is the art style that sets Othercide apart and gives a unique look and feel, and the real-world inspirations for the characters and situations of this disturbing reality. Influences are pulled from Japanese and western sources, as well as the real life of art director Alexandre Chaudret.

A second webseries episode will arrive in the near future as we approach launch, covering decisions made on gameplay and specific game mechanics.

Othercide comes to PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on July 28, and on Nintendo Switch this summer. Pre-orders are now open on Steam and Xbox One with a 15% discount. On Steam, players can also pre-order the GAME+OST+ARTBOOK Bundle for an additional special discount. Pre-orders on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch will soon be available.

Descend into Humanity’s last hope. The Daughters, echoes of the greatest warrior to ever live, are all who stand before Suffering and death.

Lead your army of Daughters to battle with all the skill you can muster. Your prowess in combat will decide their fate, shape their abilities and personality. Make the toughest decision and sacrifice one to heal another – survivors will get stronger, ready to fight the next battle.

Combat is an intricate dance of spectacular actions and counters: plan ahead of time and set up impressive chains of abilities to outsmart the enemy. Fight in epic boss battles against the sources of Suffering – dread creatures pulled from the worst of Humanity’s crimes against itself.

You will fight. You will fail. You will rise again.

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