TRAILER | PC Monday, August 5, 2013 | 7:32 PM

Blackpowder unveils Betrayer

Blackpowder unveils Betrayer

Ex-Monolith vets who worked on No One Lives Forever and the original F.E.A.R. have announced their new game under the newly founded indie game studio Blackpowder Games. The FPS action adventure game is set in 1604 where the player is supposed to join an English colony but instead stumbles across undead conquistadors, ghosts and other mysteries. The game is coming on Steam Early Access on August 14.



Blackpowder Games Unveils Studio and Debut Property PC Action Adventure Betrayer

Developers of the original F.E.A.R. and No One Lives Forever launch a thriller set in the New World


Seattle, WA - August 5th, 2013 – Seattle-based indie game developer Blackpowder Games today revealed Betrayer, an eerie and atmospheric first-person action adventure game for the PC. Betrayer is the self-funded debut of the studio, which was founded by ex-Monolith developers best known as the creative team responsible for the No One Lives Forever series and the original F.E.A.R.

“We wanted to get back to crafting games more intuitively,” said Creative Director Craig Hubbard. “There’s a sense of discovery and excitement when you navigate by instinct rather than market research and open yourself up to opportunities that arise during development.”

Betrayer washes you ashore in the New World in 1604, where you’re expecting to join a struggling English colony on the Virginia coast. Instead you find only ghosts and mysteries in a land drained of color and life. You’ll build up an arsenal of weaponry including muskets, crossbows and throwing axes, collecting untold treasures along the way. Chart your own course through an untamed wilderness teeming with danger and discovery as you search for survivors and unravel the colony’s many mysteries, including the identity of the strange, silent woman in red who helps from afar.

Betrayer is set to release as a Steam Early Access title in August. The game is powered by the latest award-winning Unreal Engine 3 technology. For more information about Blackpowder Games and Betrayer, visit the official site: www.blackpowdergames.com

About Blackpowder Games
Founded in 2013, Blackpowder Games is an entertainment software developer whose mission is to create compelling and memorable first-person action games. The studio was founded by Craig Hubbard, David Longo, Larry Paolicelli, Brad Pendleton, Charles Wes Saulsberry III. Blackpowder Games is located in Seattle, Washington.

Trailer

All comments

Commented on 2013-08-07 00:15:25
Doesn't look very good and I don't mean technically, but rather uninteresting and uninspired.
Commented on 2013-08-07 00:18:23
this looks great!
Commented on 2013-08-09 08:48:06
I for one like the SinCity visuals and i dare say they'd NEVER gone for those if their old publishers were still around

About the game


What's up?
  • asdfg
    asdfg Got a 128 gb memory card on the way because I have a feeling that internal storage is gonna fill up fast. (7 Hours ago)
  • asdfg
    asdfg I'm planning on getting stardew, golf story and fast rmx which are cheap anyway so no big deal. Would have been nice to see a discount on splatoon. (7 Hours ago)
  • asdfg
    asdfg @GriftGFX: Nintendos Christmas sale has also started. None of the games on my wishlist went on sale though. :/ (7 Hours ago)
  • Tiz
    Tiz @GriftGFX: Would prefer a Ninja Gaiden 4 announcement but it'll probably be DOA6. Will definitely watch this weekend though. (9 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX DOA6? [url] (10 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Some nice indie releases on Switch this week. Gonna grab Enter the Gungeon and The End is Nigh. (11 Hours ago)
  • Melmoth
    Melmoth i'm just worried how i'm gonna get decent framerate with my gtx980 on a 4k display, my current tv is a 1080p panel, which is a great match (13 Hours ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories