The Indie gaming community continues to stun gamers with unbelievable games like Tanglewood; a Sega Mega Drive 2018 release, the critically acclaimed FEZ, Unbox and a thousand more games! Today I received an email about an upcoming Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC game that looks to be a promising entry to the first person shooter indie titles this year. The following is an unedited press release which gives deeper insight in to the upcoming Polygod.
London, UK — 19th July, 2018: Indie studio Krafted Games today announced its much anticipated minimalist, rogue-like, randomly generated FPS, POLYGOD which features a brutal difficulty curve, epic boss fights with arena-shooter style online multiplayer/co-op and local multiplayer modes, will launch worldwide for Xbox One, PC Steam and Nintendo Switch on 17th August, 2018 for £16.19 / $14.99 / €16.59.
“It's been a long road to release and we're super excited to finally get the game into the hands of our community” commented Dominic Obojkovits, co-founder, Lead Designer & Programmer at Krafted Games. “ We firmly believe PolyGod offers a unique take on the FPS genre and are confident that our ideas and game direction will strike a chord with the hardcore fans of the genre worldwide ”
POLYGOD features a different gameplay experience with each play session, the studio have implemented randomly generated level system that will challenge even the most hardcore of the hardcore! With incredibly deep weapon customisation and extensive multiplayer features including online and local multiplayer modes, Krafted Games believe gamers will find elements to keep them coming back for just one more run, over and over again.
POLYGOD has already attracted a legion of fans at Early Access on Steam with its distinctive, bold visual style and solid gameplay mechanic. Now poised for launch on XboxOne, Nintendo Switch as well as full launch on Steam for PC, POLYGOD is ready to challenge even the most refined FPS guru.
Our brand new announcement trailer can be found on YouTube here.
▪Infinite level possibilities - maps are randomly generated and seeded providing a tonne of replayability, but then shareable among friends in order to encourage competition with full leaderboard support
▪Brutal Difficulty curve - Only the most skilled gamers will ascend to Godhood…
▪Online co-op and versus multiplayer - Allows for competitive fun to be had among friends featuring daily leaderboards. (Versus multiplayer not available on Switch.)
▪Skill based gameplay - Built upon a principle that if one lacks skill, it can be substituted for strategy and vice versa. Eg. unskilled strategic players will be just as good as skilful nonstrategic players.
▪Unique ‘Blessings’ based weapon customisation system - Combine and stack ‘blessings’ to create hundreds of thousands of unique weapons, blessings combine to give a high level of depth. Deep understanding is required to fully utilise the blessing system which in turn gives a high replay value
▪Classic FPS controls - POLYGOD’s controls are reminiscent of Quake 3 and the original Doom, bringing a classic gameplay vibe back having been absent since the 90’s!
▪Gyroscopic controls - Nintendo Switch version only
▪Super fast paced and addictive - requires hundreds of hours to master, a speed-runner/hardcore gamer's dream
POLYGOD Early Access can be found on Steam here.
POLYGOD will appear on the Nintendo eStore and Xbox Store on 17th August, 2018.
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