Tetris is cherished the world over while Darkish Souls has gained such a popularity that it’s going to eternally be feared by many. So what occurs if you create a recreation that performs on components from each video games? Nicely, you get Loot River and proper now the workings of how the isle-shifting roguelike will play out have been revealed.
Coming from straka.studio with the assistance from SUPERHOT PRESENTS (an indie recreation funding initiative created by the SUPERHOT staff) and Slovak Arts Council, the upcoming island-shifting action-roguelike Loot River has performed out as a part of the brand new Day of the Devs showcase. It’s there the place the lead developer Miro Straka walks us by 4 minutes of Loot River, displaying off how its terrain sliding mechanic works.
Loot River is about in a sequence of procedurally-generated labyrinths, working dungeon-crawling action-roguelike concepts that mix the tense, real-time fight and darkish fantasy stylings of Darkish Souls, and mixing that up with the spatial block-shifting puzzles of Tetris.
Armed with the ability of the Relic, gamers can shift the bottom beneath them, sliding floating ruins collectively in a sequence of tile puzzles. As gamers enterprise by these infinite catacombs, they’ll encounter beasts, misplaced vacationers, and managers. These cosmic grottos supply a wealth of latest weapons and kit to find, in addition to unholy data to unearth for everlasting upgrades.
Drawn to shards of an unholy relic, wandering nomads have discovered themselves in a perpetual cycle of life and dying, dropping their sanity as they journey by infinite parallel realities, devouring one another to soak up the data of their fellow vacationers. No two journeys are ever the identical as numerous misplaced souls float by the Loot River.
“I’m a fan of each puzzle video games and motion video games, so I wished to create one thing distinctive the place the motion is a puzzle,” stated Miro Straka. “Loot River takes the spatial sorting of Tetris and combines it with tactile hack-and-slash fight in a means I’ve by no means seen earlier than. We hope this primary peak at Loot River whets individuals’s appetites for it forward of its launch on Xbox and PC.”
Probably the most formidable mission but for the straka.studio staff, we’re very a lot trying ahead to seeing it launch on PC and Xbox. It goes with out saying that we’ll carry additional updates as and once we can, however in case you’re as intrigued as we’re, recover from to Steam and wishlist the sport. And take within the trailer too.