Devolver and indie studio Sloclap have revealed Absolver an online combat game for PC and consoles set to release in 2017. You will play as a Prospect, who has chosen to join the Absolvers in order to maintain the stability in the fallen Adal Empire. You will wander the lands and meet other Prospects and learn new combat styles, acquire better weapons and powers and more. Details, first screens and trailer inside.
ABSOLVER DELIVERS GORGEOUSLY DEVASTATING PUNCHES TO YOUR RIBCAGE
- Online Combat RPG Coming to PC and Consoles Arriving in 2017 -
Independent developer Sloclap and amateur martial artists Devolver Digital have announced Absolver, an online combat RPG, set to arrive on PC and consoles in 2017.
Absolver puts players behind the mask of a Prospect, who has taken a sacred vow and chosen to join the Absolvers, an elite corps of combatants fighting to maintain stability in the world. Monitored by the Guides, the new rulers of the fallen Adal Empire, players will wander these forsaken lands and encounter other Prospects online in order to learn their place in this world and eventually become Absolvers. Along the way, they will learn new combat styles and attacks, and acquire better weapons, powers and armor. Battles between warriors are an intense real-time flow of attacks, dodges, feints and counters, with all aspects of gameplay customizable, including combat styles, weapons and even individual attack sequences in the player's Combat Deck. Build a team of warriors to fight side by side with you in the dungeon mines of Adal (PvE) or put your skill on display in dedicated combat arenas (PvP) scattered across the land.
“The studio is excited to debut our first game with Devolver Digital and get it into the hands of gamers and media at E3; Absolver is the result of our combined experiences in game development and we believe that our team has created something special together,” said Pierre Tarno, creative lead at developer Sloclap. “We think the world would be a much better place if there were no guns. Then we could finally focus on important things, like sword fighting and how to kill a man with one punch.”
Absolver will have hands-on demos for media and industry fancypants at E3 2016 at the Devolver Digital tailgate June 14 – 17 with gameplay set to debut on Twitch June 13 at 5:00PM Pacific (June 14 at 2:00AM CET) at twitch.tv/twitch.
“Our extensive, international focus groups illustrate that people want to be able to punch faceless, nameless strangers over the internet,” notes Devolver Digital CFO Fork Parker. “Absolver is going to be your digital outlet for real-time, fluid beatdowns of those that stand against you.”
For more information on Absolver visit absolvergame.com and follow @Absolver on Twitter.
I have a hard time when a fat bomber rolls around on skated with a parasol cocktail in his hand, whilst doing a pseudo-philosophical monologue about life. It's neither funny or cool, it's just dumb. (4 Hours ago)
@Melmoth: Yeah, but MGS1 has a good balance, 2 and onward doesn't. IMO. (4 Hours ago)
@Megido: that's the beauty of metal gear :). the mix of realism and (wtf) fantasy (5 Hours ago)
@MikeManiac61: He sounds like he's on the toilet with a serious constipation problem :) (7 Hours ago)
Especially on MGS4, he made it sound like he had a clog of saliva in his throat. (8 Hours ago)
@Megido: I think i'm the minority on this, but the VA for Snake (forgot his name) didn't click with me. (8 Hours ago)
I ca suspend my diabelief for walking tanks and cyber ninjas. Bomb planting fatsos with rocket powered rollerblades is a step too far. (10 Hours ago)