A couple of years ago, Darksiders developers Gunfire Games released. It’s a third-person apocalyptic shooter that’s a little bit Dark Souls-y and a little bit roguelite-y, and it’s pretty good. It’s not the sort of thing I expected to get any sort of follow-up, mind you, but lo and behold, Gunfire are launching a prequel today. Named , it’s dumping guns for swords and dropping players into a labyrinth for some good old RPG action.
I do enjoy a bit of roguelike goodness, though, and I admire when games try to make death a bit more interesting. So yeah, I’ll probably give this one a go.
If you fancy playing Chronos: Before The Ashes yourself, it arrivesaround 6pm GMT (10am PT) today.
Update: I wrongly thought this game was a new prequel, turns out it’s not! Chronos is an old VR-exclusive Gunfire game, which has been overhauled now to work on all platforms without one of those funky headsets. Ta to former RPS’er Dominic Tarason for pointing this out.