Should you be in the market for a narrative-rich, strategic fantasy affair, then the announcement of Vambrace: Cold Soul may well be of interest.
Coming via a collaboration between Devespresso and Headup, Vambrace: Cold Soul will be found delivering its goods to PC and Mac on the 25th April 2019. That will then be followed by a console release – Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch – in Q3 2019.
Direct from the makers of The Coma: Recut, Vambrace is a roguelike fantasy adventure that is intent on focusing on rich story telling and deep strategy. Representing a rather significant departure from the survival mechanics found in their previous title, this time round the team at Devespresso Games will be concentrating on a gothic fantasy tale from the minds of Minho Kim and T.L. Riven.
The game features multi-class party building mechanics, punishing roguelike expeditions, an immersive narrative with high replayability, all head together thanks to Minho’s signature hand-illustrated graphics that are sure to please both 2D and retro game enthusiasts.
In Vambrace you find yourself playing as Evelia Lyric, bearer of the Aetherbrace and the only human capable of entering the cursed city of Icenaire. You must choose party members who will lend their unique strengths to your cause, before embarking on expeditions and using perceptive allies to avoid traps and strange encounters. Leveraging the strengths of fighters and magic wielders will allow you to survive the deadly combat, but as the surface of Icenaire is so cold and unforgiving, you will need to use every advantage you can muster to survive!
- Embark on an epic fanasy-adventure spanning 7 intriguing chapters
- Complete sub-quests to unlock up to 26 new, thematic character skins
- Assemble your party from 5 races and 10 unique classes of recruits
- Craft items and armour from precious materials gathered on your trips that will unlock new skills and enhance stats
- Make crucial decisions – one wrong turn can seal your party’s fate
- Prepare well or condemn your comrades to permanent death
- Find codex pages to expand upon the world’s history and mythical lore
About Vambrace: Cold Soul
The King of Shades has cursed the great city of Icenaire. Now cast under a permanent blight of frost fall, its former residents have returned from the dead as mad Wraiths. Survivors take refuge deep underground where they lead a desperate campaign against this unearthly power. Woefully outmatched, they are forced into hiding as the King of Shades amasses an army of the undead above them. One fateful day, a mysterious stranger appears in the city with an enchanted vambrace. Now, she may be their only hope…
Check out the latest trailer below and then hold tight whilst we wait on that all-important Xbox One release date for Vambrace: Cold Soul.