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Announcing Immortal: Unchained, A New Souls-Inspired Shooter

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Announcing Immortal: Unchained, A New Souls-Inspired Shooter

This one wears its Souls-like inspirations on its sleeve, but forges its own path with some substantial differences.

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Hi PlayStation fans!

It’s Sebastian from Toadman Interactive here to announce our latest title, and to shed light on some additional details about the game.

Ok, so what is Immortal: Unchained?

Immortal: Unchained is a new game inspired by the Souls-like genre. My colleagues and I are all avid fans of the genre and wanted to make our own unique take on it. So what’s new? Well, it’s set in a pretty crazy futuristic fantasy world, currently collapsing in a cosmic event. You are a living weapon, and your goal is to bring an end to this cataclysm. Also, we chose to make it a shooter, with guns.

Immortal: Unchained

Guns?!

Yep, guns! Take aim and shoot down your foes, as they try to do the same in thrilling close-to-medium range encounters. It’s far from a reflex shooter, though. Mobility, attack direction and well-timed dodges are crucial for your survival and victory. Expect to get shot down a lot; just like its sources of inspiration, this isn’t an easy game. The satisfaction you feel when you evade an enemy attack to fire a burst of hot lead (or plasma, or acid, etc.) into its backside cortex and watch it go up in flames will make it worth it.

Death is a harsh lesson

You are protected by the Monolith; an ancient structure that oversees the flow of the Cosmos. And trust me, this comes very handy at times. Its mysterious powers will be able to restore you when you die, but (of course) leaving your collected bounty where you were defeated. This lets you learn from every mistake, to come back to the encounter you failed with additional knowledge for your next attempt. This cycle of defeat, pattern recognition, and finally victory is what we believe to be one of the core pillars of the genre.

Immortal: Unchained

Explore many worlds

Immortal’s Cosmos consists of many worlds, some of which you will visit in the game. All worlds are connected via a complex network knows as the Stream. Explore the Stream and its wondrous and deadly worlds on your mission and collect their clues, gear, and rewards to become a weapon strong enough to save the Cosmos.

Will you figure it out?

So why does it have to be you to save the Cosmos? Well… you’re going to have to find out. The main plot will never be forced upon anyone, at least not in a very large extent. We prefer to make it harder to find out about what has and is happening, and not to be in the way for those that want to get into combat as fast as possible. Once you start digging, there’s going be a lot of untold stories about the world hidden below the surface. The story is written by our excellent narrative team, including Anne Toole (The Witcher) and Adrian Vershinin (Killzone: Shadow Fall, Battlefield: 1). I personally enjoy it a lot, and I hope you will too.

Immortal: Unchained

That’s all for today. Thanks so much for reading! Remember to keep an eye out for updates, as more will come continuously up until release. Cheers!

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  • Such a tease! Lol. Looks like it’s gonna be pretty bad ass!

  • Looks cool! I’ll definitely be keeping an eye on this!

  • Traicionero_G

    I’m already interested.

  • Is it as Souls inspired as Crash though ???

    • Y’all saying that are funny…lemme guess,you didn’t played Crash back on PS1?…games are as difficult as they were back then which aren’t at all…just challenging enough.

  • BeastKiller6ixx

    Not enough gameplay to say a “souls like shooter”. It’s probably going to be fun though

  • if it is good i’ll play it but i’m quite skeptical the souls genre can translate to a shooter. your complete lack of gameplay trailer isn’t helping any.

    • Sebastian Thorwaldsson
      Sebastian Thorwaldsson

      Don’t worry my friend, much more gameplay will be shown before game release :)

  • onslaughtree

    Souls inspired + Shooter ? You have peaked my interest. Hope we don’t have long to wait to see it in action.

  • I can’t wait to know more about this game. I’ll put it on my radar.

    Will you guys let us create our own character?

    Also, I went to check the games you’ve worked before and… you guys created Stardoll Stylista?! My niece loves it, haha.

    Keep it up!

    • Sebastian Thorwaldsson
      Sebastian Thorwaldsson

      Hey! Unfortunately I can’t give you any more information about character customization right now, but I can say that more details on that will be unveiled at a later date.

      And thanks ;D

  • shadysaiyanz

    That 1 second of gameplay really convinced me to buy this… -__-

  • punchlines4days_

    Dope dope dope

  • Looks like Kratos in the thumbnail lol.

  • BlueBl1zzard

    Will definitely have to keep an eye out for this one!

  • Hopefully we see actual gameplay soon.

  • subzeroice5000

    dark souls/god of war is mix with futuristic shooting game? interesting I hope you guys show a gameplay so we will know what it looks like and I hope it better be good

  • Is it too much to ask for a souls like game with coop without the limited crap. No needed items or stuff. Just pure coop. Too many games these days have no coop or limited. It sucks

  • Will this be coming to PC?

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