Dark fantasy roguelike Curse Of The Dead Gods leaves early access – Rock Paper Shotgun

In Curse Of The Dead Gods, you play as a man who’s exploring a deadly and terrible temple for exactly the reasons you ‘d anticipate – money, power and immortality. Like a great deal of roguelikes, you’ll collect weapons and antiques to assist you monster through hordes of enemies, and ultimately eliminate some gods. All in a day’s work.

Among the main gimmicks in the game (which is really similar to Darkest Dungeon) is that you’ll have a much nicer time fighting beasts while you’re in the light. You have a torch which you can utilize to illuminate a space to find enemies and traps, in addition to light braziers dotted around the dungeon. You’ll wan na do that too, since not just will you take more damage in the dark, but you’ll increase your Corruption level, which is where the “curse” part of the title comes in.

Fill up your Corruption bar, and you’ll get a curse. These aren’t all bad though – curses typically offer one disadvantage and one upside (like, opening chests offers you more gold, but also increases your Corruption), so relaxing in the dark for a little while isn’t the end of the world.

Truthfully, the only factor I didn’t choose it up in early gain access to prior to is because I know the number of hours I invested obsessing over Hades and Darkest Dungeon. You understand what? I believe I’m overdue an life-consuming roguelike now.

It has similar looks to Darkest Dungeon, however rather than turn-based combat, it throws players into some Hades-like, top-down hack and slash action – a combo I’m very excited to attempt. It was in early access for simply under a year, and introduced in full today.

It has similar looks to Darkest Dungeon, but rather than turn-based combat, it throws gamers into some Hades-like, top-down hack and slash action – a combination I’m extremely eager to try. In Curse Of The Dead Gods, you play as a person who’s exploring a horrifying and deadly temple for precisely the factors you ‘d expect – money, power and eternal life. One of the primary gimmicks in the video game (which is really similar to Darkest Dungeon) is that you’ll have a much better time battling monsters while you’re in the light. Fill up your Corruption bar, and you’ll get a curse.

The video game’s developed by Passtech Games, who you may recognise as the makers of Space Run and Masters Of Anima, and released by Focus Home Interactive.

Curse Of The Dead Gods is out now on PC via Steam priced at ₤ 18/$20/EUR20 (though there’s a 10% launch discount up until March 2nd). It’s likewise availble on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbone.

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