Sharpen the guillotine, or perhaps discover a manner for it to chop by way of robotic necks, as a result of robots are coming to the French Revolution. Introduced throughout the Nacon Connect event as we speak, Steelrising is an motion RPG from Greedfall developer Spiders Studio.
What if King Louis XVI had a military of bloodthirsty automatons at his disposal throughout the French Revolution? Issues may need turned out fairly otherwise. That’s the story that Jehanne Rousseau, CEO of Spiders Studio, desires to inform in Steelrising.
In Steelrising, gamers will assume management of Aegis, an automaton bodyguard to Queen Marie-Antoinette. The Queen doesn’t precisely agree with this universe’s model of King Louis XVI, who’s a vicious tyrant, and sends Aegis on a quest to cease the king from stopping the French Revolution.
The Robotic King
Additionally in response to Rousseau, Steelrising might be rather more action-focused than its earlier titles, such because the RPG Greedfall. To that finish, mobility will play a significant function within the recreation, and Aegis could have extra motion choices as she explores alternate historical past Paris. Verticality will play a significant function. Aegis can climb balconies, discover facet passages, and use different strategies to maneuver by way of the setting.
Steelrising allows you to play as a robotic, so it is smart that there might be loads of implausible weapons to make use of, each exterior weapons and inside ones put in in Aegis’ physique. She could have weapons constructed into her arms to be used in gentle fight, long-range weapons similar to alchemical rifles, and heavy weapons that may annihilate her foes. There may even be distinctive gadgets that Aegis can discover by way of facet quests.
“We put numerous effort into creating numerous facet quests that improve the world,” says Rousseau. “So you may also fund distinctive gear and gadgets that tie into these quests. It’s a world that we’ve tried to make as deep and various as potential.”
There isn’t a info on a Steelrising launch date, however we’ll maintain you knowledgeable as extra information comes out. For extra info on the sport, take a look at the Nacon Join presentation here.