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Naraka: Bladepoint

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: 24 Entertainment
Release Date: August 2021

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'Naraka: Bladepoint' Forerunner Beta Starts Today, Sign Up

by Rainier on April 23, 2021 @ 8:40 a.m. PDT

Naraka: Bladepoint is a free multiplayer action game that offers close-range action set on the mysterious Eastern region called Morus.

"I woke up lying in a mass of flowers, screaming red SOULBLOOM.
Bleak sky, blood-tinted sun. Metallic breezes. How pleasant.

This is Morus, a place forsaken, but never forgiven.
No Law. No Regulation. I can do anything and be anyone.
In the bloodshed, a warrior. In the shadows, an assassin.
Death is always a whisper away. There’s no escape.
It might be heaven, but it’s always NARAKA.

I’m the HUNTER; I’m the PREY.
Temple, forest, hill. Wind trembles. Peril pervades.
Axe, sword, spear. Weapons collide, bodies slain.
MORTALITY might bring me here,
but DEATH will never take me away.

Days I spent in killing. A hundred; lives I claimed with pleasure. A thousand.
Off the Cliff, over the Wall. Beyond the Edge; I am UNCHAINED.
Matched opponent? I met none. I was, I am, and I will always be the KILLER.
I was only steps away from the treasure, and a grappling hook kissed my heart.
An excruciating pain, a fountain of blood; A FAILURE.

And then I wake up, lying again in a mass of flowers, screaming red SOULBLOOM.
Bleak sky, blood-tinted sun. Metallic breezes. I feel the LUST, for blood and revenge."
------ Crimson Night

Naraka: Bladepoint provides a brand new experience of combat and world exploration, featuring a boundless movement system, an aim-at-whatever-you-want grappling hook, and a sophisticated combat system involving accessible block & parry mechanics.

The game features a boundless movement system that allows players to climb, hang, and even parkour. With an aim-at-whatever-you-want grappling hook and a sophisticated yet beginner-friendly combat system involving accessible block & parry mechanics, NARAKA: BLADEPOINT is designed to provide a brand-new experience of melee combat and world exploration.

Integrating Eastern aesthetics and philosophy, Naraka: Bladepoint presents a forsaken realm of splendid landscapes as well as inexplicable enigmas.

Naraka: Bladepoint will start its Forerunner Beta today. The server will open its doors on April 23 at 18:00 UTC and players can enjoy the beta until Monday, April 26th 18:00 UTC.

Full facial customisation options are another new addition to Naraka: Bladepoint. Players will be able to fully customise their characters face to their liking. The in-depth customisation options literally allow you to mould facial characteristics like clay; offering almost limitless possibilities.

Morus Island has also undergone some landscaping work, enriching it with even more interactive elements: poisonous mushrooms, a rideable ballista and shrubbery that players can stealth their way through, among them.

Explore Morus Island in its best glorious beauty by activating Nvidia DLSS and Nvidia Reflex options.

To sign up for the beta, head over to the  Naraka: Bladepoint Steam Page and click “Apply Now”. You’ll be automatically enrolled on the beta test.

Key Features:

  • Unchained Action Combat System: Super free Map Interaction + Grappling Hook
  • Unique Block & Parry Mechanics: No Defence or Block Button
  • Stunning Eastern Art Style

Naraka: Bladepoint is in development for PC (Steam), scheduled for summer 2021, and will be free to play.


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