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Vambrace: Cold Soul

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Headup Games
Developer: Devespresso Games
Release Date: April 25, 2019

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'Vambrace: Cold Soul' (ALL) Announced - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 19, 2019 @ 3:49 p.m. PST

Vambrace: Cold Soul is a single-player strategic fantasy adventure with roguelike elements.

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 hopeā€¦

You play 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. Embark on expeditions and use perceptive allies to avoid traps and strange encounters. Leverage the strengths of fighters and magic wielders to survive deadly combat. Stock well and discover paths that will allow you precious time to recuperate in camps. The surface of Icenaire is cold and unforgiving, so you will need to use every advantage you can muster to survive

Devespresso Games' previous title, indie horror title The Coma: Recut, represents a major departure from the survival adventure mechanics of their previous title. For Vambrace, the team instead reveals 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, and an immersive narrative with high replayability. Vambrace also boasts Minho's signature hand-illustrated graphics that is sure to please 2D and retro game enthusiasts.


Key Features

  • 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

Vambrace: Cold Soul will come to PC and Mac on 25th April, with Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One following in Q3 2019.


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