Wuchang: Fallen Feathers is a brand new motion RPG from Chinese language impartial developer Leenzee Video games and F.I.S.T.: Solid in Shadow Torch writer Bilibili. The sport attracts heavy inspiration from FromSoftware titles like Darkish Souls and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and duties you with rescuing a rustic affected by societal upheaval and a supernatural illness.
The sport takes place throughout the ultimate years of China’s Ming Dynasty the place Emperor Chongzhen has hanged himself. The ability vacuum his dying creates offers rise to bloody conflicts throughout the nation as armies and different forces conflict for management, leaving villages helpless to pillaging and wanton chaos. If that’s not dangerous sufficient, a mysterious and incurable illness generally known as “feathering” is inflicting folks to develop feathers. Not solely does this bodily deform these stricken, however it causes their minds break in unpredictable, typically violent methods.
You management a mysterious feminine warrior wielding a sword that’s nearly as tall as she is. She’s additionally outfitted with a aspect pistol (ala Bloodborne) and might equip one other weapon akin to a heavy ax. Sekiro followers will possible discover design similarities to Sekiro, from its checkpoints to its menu format, although Wuchang’s fight doesn’t seem fairly as fast-paced. You’ll lower down foes starting from human troopers to supernatural threats steeped in numerous Chinese language mythologies from historical cultures akin to these of Shu civilization websites Sanxingdui and Jinsha. Leenzee launched 18 minutes of alpha gameplay footage, and whereas the sport nonetheless seems to be slightly tough across the edges, it offers a pleasant proof of idea. Wuchang: Fallen Feathers has no launch window however Leenzee states it’s supposed to launch for PC and current-gen consoles.
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