Achilles: Legends Untold

Platform(s): PC
Genre: RPG/Action
Developer: Dark Point Games

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'Achilles: Legends Untold' Is A New Action RPG Inspired By Dark Souls and Diablo - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on July 29, 2021 @ 1:45 p.m. PDT

Achilles: Legends Untold is an isometric action RPG that draws inspiration from soulslike and hack & slash genres.

It's time to uncover the unknown pages of mythology! Confront the god of war in Achilles: Legends Untold and face your destiny.

Play as Achilles, the Greek warrior and hero of the Trojan War, who is recruited by Hades to confront the god of war Ares on his behalf. Face hordes of mythical beasts, mercenaries and demigods roaming the Earth. To do so, the hero sets out on a journey through ancient lands to find powerful, magical artefacts that will allow him to fulfil his mission as divine executioner. Hephaestus, the god of blacksmiths, will lend Achilles his helping hand by transforming any resources he gathers into new weapons.

The game will also offer an extensive combo based combat system. Achilles can use various weapons, starting with a sword, axes and ending with a spear or a two-handed battle axe. Each weapon offers a different experience, so every player will be able to fight in a way that suits him best. In addition, the hero has an extensive skill tree, which will allow to create an individualised character build, tailored to the player's favourite gameplay style. In addition to the single-player campaign, the game will also feature a co-op mode, in which players will be able to explore mysterious dungeons together.

Achilles: Legends Untold also features an innovative GAIA system, which introduces an element of unpredictability to the gameplay. It is an AI system responsible for cooperation between opponents. Thanks to it, the player will be able to face groups of enemies, which will act together against the player, support each other in battles and perform group actions, increasing the level of gameplay realism.

Inspired by action RPGs like Dark Souls and Diablo, the title by Polish studio Dark Point Games has a much lower level of entry. The creators wanted to make a game that would be more accessible to beginners, who are just starting their adventure with this type of gameplay. It doesn't mean, however, that Achilles: Legends Untold is a title aimed only at newcomers, because it is filled with optional challenging missions, which will certainly also satisfy experienced players.

Achilles: Legends Untold will launch on Steam Early Access in the first quarter of 2022.

“The Early Access version of the game features two story chapters and score challenges that allow you to compete with players from all over the world in randomly generated dungeon runs. In Early Access, the challenge modes are playable with up to 2 players in co-op.

Through the course of the two story chapters (Prologue and Chapter 1), you can find different kinds of weapons, secret rooms, and many interactions within the world.

We estimate that the EA version represents about 20% of the content we have planned for the game with around 30% of features implemented already - including an early version of the GAIA AI system. The final game will feature 5 story chapters, multiple game modes, and major updates and improvements in various aspects of the game including up to 4 player cooperation. We will update the game regularly during the Early Access.”

Early Access Summary:

  • Story mode in Early Access features a prologue and first chapter,
  • Randomly generated dungeons,
  • Side quests,
  • 2 players co-op in dungeons,
  • Different kinds of weapons, items, and secrets to find,
  • Skill tree,
  • Intense boss fights,
  • GAIA system.
Full Version Summary:
  • Story mode with 5 chapters with 2 different endings,
  • New locations to explore,
  • Expanded skill tree,
  • Up to 4 players co-op,
  • Upgraded and expanded GAIA system,
  • A bigger variety of enemies,
  • Even more weapons, items, and secrets,
  • More of everything

Key Features

  • An engaging and original story inspired by the Greek mythology
  • Beautiful, eye-catching graphic design
  • Deep combat inspired by the souls-like genre and old-school hack&slash games
  • Easy to learn and hard to master gameplay
  • Jolly cooperation!
  • Innovative GAIA system responsible for enemies’ AI

Achilles: Legends Untold is in development for PC with full launch planned for 2023.

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