IMAGES | X360, PS3, PC Friday, November 22, 2013 | 9:05 PM

Raven's Cry new screens and date

Raven's Cry new screens and date

While Pirate fans can have fun with Black Flag, Reality Pump's vision of the Caribbean and piracy will be released on May 7th 2014 has announced TopWare Interactive. No next-gen version announced officially but it might end up on the new consoles eventually. New screenshots of Raven's Cry inside.



TopWare Interactive announces release date for Raven's Cry

+++ Pirate RPG adventure game available on 7th May 2014+++


Karlsruhe, 22 November 2013 - In a joint announcement with Reality Pump, the TopWare Interactive AG has announced that the RPG adventure "Raven's Cry" will be released on 7th May 2014. The screenshots released today depict a Caribbean that's far removed from the postcards - giving you an insight into the brutal life of a man who leaves only scorched earth in his wake.

When you look into the depths of a chasm for long enough, that chasm will surely look into your depths...

Gloomy yet paradise-like images describe a world full of betrayal, greed and brutality. Accompanied by sinister cutscenes, the thirst for revenge leads the main character into an open, free-roaming world. "Raven's Cry" is the story of Christopher Raven's personal vendetta - and never forgetting that bloody vendetta, he still has to find ways to supply himself and his crew with all the necessary resources and information. Following the cry of the raven, he oversteps every moral boundary, drawing a bloody trail through the Caribbean.

Tadeusz Zuber, Head of the Development Team: "The idea for Raven's Cry gives us the opportunity to create our very own image of the Caribbean and piracy, far removed from all the family idylls. Christopher is tormented by his own demons and external threats - and our goal is to make these realistic enough to be actually ‘felt' by the player. Christopher is a man trapped in the chains of his own demons - and the only way to break these chains, it seems, is the path of violence and revenge which he has chosen."

RPG elements with hook

"Raven's Cry" offers various RPG elements, so there will be a complex game skill system and modifications for all the ships in the game, which can be designed to influence the reputation of the individual sailor with the groups and enemies in the Caribbean. Christopher himself will continue to evolve in the course of the story, unlocking new abilities and weapons. His characteristic hook - as seen in the images - plays a vital role, especially in brutal close combat. Regardless of where Christopher's path leads him to obtain information or money, he will never become a shimmering hero who coincidentally saves the world. For him there's only one way out of his suffering and that is death ... either his own life or the lives of his enemies. The people around him are either for or against him.

"It was important for us to drive Christopher's sinister story on in a way that would enthrall players - but to give them more role-playing elements at the same time. He will constantly develop his character, his ships and his crew throughout the game and adapt it to his own personal style, which is somewhere between "Bad Ass and Bad Guy", says Alexandra Constandache, CEO at TopWare.

All comments

Commented on 2013-11-22 21:35:10
looks very next gen, better than the next gen console versions of Black flag.
Commented on 2013-11-22 21:39:24
It also isn't done and are very select screenshots of a game that won't be out till mid-next year. So, yeah...
Commented on 2013-11-22 21:44:36
It's the two worlds devs. Which despite their panning, i enjoyed more then both oblivion and skyrim. So consider me interested.
Commented on 2013-11-22 22:27:43 In reply to GunsnSwords
Thats only because they only added a few better textures to next gen, infact the only game thats on all platforms that has been totally rebuilt for next gen is watch dogs, thats why that looks like a great next gen game unlike AC4
Commented on 2013-11-22 22:28:32
They still cant make hair look remotely real still lol
Commented on 2013-11-22 23:11:41 In reply to lawless82
Posted by lawless82
They still cant make hair look remotely real still lol
That's because it's very difficult.
Commented on 2013-11-23 01:24:33 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
It's the two worlds devs. Which despite their panning, i enjoyed more then both oblivion and skyrim. So consider me interested.
You enjoyed Two Worlds I and II more than Oblivion and Skyrim? My mind is blown.

TW was trash, but when i saw videos of TWII i decided to give it a chance, cause it looked promising. Had some good things, but also many shit things.
Commented on 2013-11-23 01:36:49 In reply to Moonwalker
Posted by Moonwalker
You enjoyed Two Worlds I and II more than Oblivion and Skyrim? My mind is blown.

TW was trash, but when i saw videos of TWII i decided to give it a chance, cause it looked promising. Had some good things, but also many shit things.
Elders scrolls has such crappy incentives to explore with level scaling enemies (post morrowind), that i didn't love them as much as most, especially skyrim which i genuinely think is a shit game. There was like 6 sets of armour in there and about as many weapons per class. Two worlds was janky as hell, but it gave me what i want in these sort of games...loot, exploration, and lots of it.
Commented on 2013-11-23 03:12:21 In reply to Moonwalker
because he played the ps3 versions of those games.. so its kinda understandable alittle.

I still fancy playing two worlds 2..the online part always sounded interesting
Commented on 2013-11-23 03:25:28 In reply to bleachedsmiles
Posted by bleachedsmiles
because he played the ps3 versions of those games
One of those game.

Two world 360 > oblivion 360
Two worlds 2 PS3 > skyrim PS3
Commented on 2013-11-23 06:21:49 In reply to KORNdog
Yeah they have the open world skills and experience. I just think this is something especially by May 2014 this is going to be something I will have to experience either on PS4 or PC as opposed to 360/PS3 to truly get the most out of it. Those Screen shots a certainly from a PC Demo.
Commented on 2013-11-23 18:14:07
There was a gameplay trailer from April 2012 that didn't look so hot.

Maybe the graphics might be next-gen, but not sure if the animations will improve since that trailer. Need a gameplay trailer to sell me.

About the game


What's up?
  • Melmoth
    Melmoth @nostradamus: hope you like it. (7 Hours ago)
  • droezelke
    droezelke Maybe the structure of the game is great, but they forgot to explain it through the tutorial part of the game. (8 Hours ago)
  • droezelke
    droezelke @nostradamus: I'm not talking about the events, but how it all works together. I just read you can create a group by honking at recruits. This is not explained in the game eg. (8 Hours ago)
  • nostradamus
    nostradamus @droezelke: FH1. Just doing races against the rivals, airplanes/copters and discovering along was way more fun than going in for the P2P championships. (8 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Stuff like Mario Tennis was clearly rushed tho (9 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Nintendo'so first party stuff on WiiU was relatively bad in 2016 but they still have the best first party this gen. (9 Hours ago)
  • droezelke
    droezelke @nostradamus: What does Forza 1 have to do with it? Completely different game. Or did you mean FH1? (9 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. :) (10 Weeks 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