Face Terrifying Forces From Beyond Known Dimensions in Stylish OTHERCIDE Reveal Trailer
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
Category: Turn-Based Strategy Games
Lightbulb Crew — the French studio responsible for 2017's free-to-play Dota 2-esque Games of Glory — is developing a new tactical role-playing game that will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in the coming months. In the recently announced Othercide, you'll take on the uneasy role of humanity's last hope.
Othercide will be published by Focus Home Interactive at some point this summer, allowing you to lead your own squad of the so-called Daughters into battle. In the turn-based strategy video game, you'll get to "explore a dying timeline and discover the secrets of the City and the Suffering bred within it."
As revealed by the studio, the game's combat is "an intricate dance of spectacular actions and counters."
In the Othercide universe, the Daughters echo "the greatest warrior to ever live." While they are quite powerful, you'll need to plan ahead of time and set up impressive chains of abilities to outsmart the enemy.
According to Focus Home Interactive, your Othercide journey will be anything but easy, as "cowardice will be punished, barely surviving will leave scars, and particularly efficient dispatching of the creatures sent against you will be rewarded, permanently affecting their stats. Memories, obtained from re-enacting the actions of their progenitor, change and improve each skill through customization, making your army truly your own. Inevitably, you'll need to make the toughest decision and sacrifice one of your Daughters to heal another - survivors will get stronger, ready to fight the next battle."
Without further ado, take a look at the aforementioned announcement trailer for Othercide down below:
Explore a dying timeline and discover the secrets of the City and the Suffering bred within it. Lead, evolve and sacrifice your army of Daughters, echoes of the greatest warrior to ever live, in deadly battles against the Others and Suffering across battlefields brought to life by a unique artistic direction.
Othercide is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (via Steam) this summer.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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