Speaking of Left 4 Dead, four-player co-op is one of the features
publisher Perfect World Entertainment announces for Remnant: From the Ashes,
is in the works at Darksiders III developer Gunfire
Games. This is a postapocalyptic survival shooter coming next year to Windows,
Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. An
trailer shows off the setting, and the
Remnant Website is online as home
to the project. Word is they will debut the game at Gamescom next month, and in
the meantime, offer the following details:
Today, Perfect World
Entertainment, Inc., a leading publisher of live service games, announced
Remnant: From the Ashes. In development by Gunfire Games, the studio behind
Darksiders 3, Remnant: From the Ashes is a survival-action shooter featuring
dynamic worlds, intense combat and strategic co-op. The game transports players
to a bleak future where Earth has been overrun by extradimensional beings.
Humanity's last hope for survival is to flee to alternate dimensions for safety,
and to uncover what these mysterious beings are after. Remnant: From the Ashes
is scheduled to release in 2019 on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation®4.
“Perfect World Entertainment jumped at the opportunity to partner with Gunfire
Games,” said Yoon Im, senior vice president of publishing at Perfect World
Entertainment. “Their deep expertise in creating fantastical worlds, steeped in
rich sci-fi themes make them the perfect partner to expand our company’s
portfolio of live service games. Remnant: From the Ashes will deliver a unique,
dynamic world that provides an infinite number of ways to explore and combat
enemies. We know players will love our twist on the survival-action genre.”
“Remnant: From the Ashes is about working together to build something bigger
than yourself, and that idea is core to our approach to the game,” said David
Adams, co-founder of Gunfire Games. “Perfect World Entertainment has been
supportive of our pursuit to develop a game with a robust co-op experience. The
company’s live service knowledge coupled with our signature gameplay and world
building, enables us to develop an immersive world that we hope players will
enjoy solo or together, for years to come.”
Remnant: From the Ashes is a third-person survival-action game set in a
post-apocalyptic world overrun by mythical creatures. Players build characters
to suit their individual playstyle and survive the perils of diverse and deadly
environments, alone or alongside a team of up to three other players. The game
offers unique, customizable gameplay experience filled with intense shooting,
melee combat, gear and weapon crafting, character progression, deadly enemies,
epic bosses and dynamically-generated levels that offer an infinite number of
ways to explore.
FIGHT. ADAPT. OVERCOME. – Each world will
present new challenges and perils to overcome. Throughout their journey,
players will encounter dozens of monsters unique to each environment. Fight
tooth-and-nail against creatures both big and small - from towering
behemoths the size of buildings to countless hordes of small, deadly
terrors. Adapt… or die trying.
EXPLORE FANTASTIC, TERRIFYING REALMS –
Explore beautiful, dynamically-generated worlds – each with their own unique
creatures and environmental challenges. Gain experience and adapt new
strategies to survive the dangers of each world.
CRAFT. UPGRADE. SPECIALIZE. – Band together
with others to improve chances of survival. Protect and befriend skilled
tradesmen and offer them the safety of a home base. In turn, they will offer
valuable skills and resources for upgrades, crafting and enhancements for
weapons and gear.
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS – The Root are ruthless
and deadly. To stand a chance, players will need help - they need a Team. In
Remnant: From the Ashes, players can group with up to three other survivors.
There are multiple hero archetypes to choose from, each designed with unique
skills and advantages to help the group survive.
Remnant: From the Ashes will make its public debut with fully playable
hands-on demos at Gamescom (August 21 – 25, 2018) & PAX West (August 31 –
September 3, 2018). Visit the Perfect World Entertainment booth to play the
first demo and meet development team members.