No matter the belief, creed, or position, we all answer to the power of Steel and Magic. Tate Multimedia and Trialforge Studio have shared a brief combat teaser for the upcoming Soulslike Deathbound as a part of Realms Deep 2023. Wield the strength uncovered from the heart of the fallen warriors, and overcome the horrors found across the world of Ziêminal.
Deathbound is set within a fearsome reality where Faith and Science clash. Ziêminal and the great city of Akratya is crawling with callous fiends and cutthroat bosses who will push players to their limits. Binding with the fallen warriors discovered throughout the crusade will be crucial if players desire any chance of survival within the vile and dangerous city of Akratya.
Craft catered playstyles by dynamically transforming between the characters discovered across Ziêminal. The fallen warriors provide the opportunity for players to adapt to the many perilous situations they will find themselves in. The teaser provides a sneak peek of the dynamic combat gameplay.
Bare arms as mighty Therone, the crusader of Goddess Death. Become a force of nature as Agharos while swinging his earth-shattering hammer. When traditional sword-and-shield isn’t enough, call upon Olivia and rain lightning down onto unknowing victims. A keen eye may catch a brief glimpse at the devastating Morphstrikes during the teaser as well. Morphstrikes are executed by the combined powers of all the absorbed fallen. On the brink of death, a precise Morphstrike can spell victory against an unyielding enemy.
The Essence – Gain the skills, memories and identities of fallen warriors throughout the world. Combine their unique personalities and combat styles and switch between them seamlessly.
Binding System – The essences you absorb form your party. Deathbound features a robust party system that allows players to craft a playstyle through talent trees. Switch between fallen warriors to harness their skills and abilities. Each party member’s affiliation in life will affect their synergy in death.
Dynamic Morphing – Unleash the combined powers of fallen warriors with devastating Morphstrikes. Utilize different attack styles to pull off powerful combinations and finishing blows to defeat all who oppose you.
Brutal World – Ziêminal is a world that mixes a technological past and a medieval present; home to diverse cultures. The city of Akratya is rich in lore and dangers. Explore a city falling into ruin under the shadow of a grand crusade. From the body-filled streets to arenas and places of worship. With its imposing brutalist architecture and melding of technology, it’s a city bound for oblivion.
Unforgiving Monsters and Bosses – Face challenging enemies crafted to push you to your limits. Their very nature is based on the five stages of grief, with each new encounter commanding the attention of any soul who dares face them.
Face the nightmares found within Ziêminal when Deathbound launches in 2024.