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Dread Templar

Platform(s): PC
Genre: First-Person Shooter
Publisher: 1C Company
Developer: T19 Games
Release Date: 2022

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'Dread Templar' Early Access Update Adds New Mission, Area, Demon, Boss Fight And More - Trailer

by Rainier on Jan. 26, 2022 @ 1:58 p.m. PST

Dread Templar is a fast-paced first-person shooter that combines elements from both modern retro shooters and classics from the 90s like Doom, Quake and Hexen.

The game combines elements from both eras such as fast-paced gameplay, dashing, headshots and bullet time so you can enjoy the old-school shooting in a modern way!

You are a Dread Templar seeking revenge deep in the evil realm. Explore the levels and solve puzzles to find hidden weapons and upgrades. Face hordes of demons and bloodthirsty fiends using your rich arsenal of katana swords, firearms, and infernal weapons that will make YOU the scariest thing in Hell. Gain Dread Powers and customize your skills according to your playstyle, as they will help you in your battle against the dark forces.

Dread Templar unleashes today the second half of Content Update #4, bringing Mission Two from Episode Three, one new demon, a new side area and optional bossfight, more emblems/skills, together with various improvements and fixes!

Main New Features:

  • E3M2 level "Stranger"
  • 1 new demon
  • 1 side area and 1 optional boss fight
  • 1 super secret and 8 secrets
  • 2 new golden emblems and 4 silver emblems
  • enemy rebalance, bugfixes and a save point was added in E3M1

Dread Templar Early Access is now available on PC via Steam, GOG, and other digital stores for $14.99 USD / €14.99 EUR.

Early Access Roadmap

EA Content Update #5: February 2022

  • UI improvements
  • Weapon behavior upgrade (Katana)
  • Various rebalancing

EA Content Update #6: April 2022

  • E3M3, E3M4 and E3M5
  • New boss
  • New weapon
  • New enemies
  • 2 New puzzles
  • 15+ new emblems/skills
  • Controller support
EA Content Update #7: June 2022
  • New game settings
  • Various rebalancing
  • Filter features
  • Fixes
EA Content Update #8: August 2022
  • Guardian mode (a wave-based tower-defense mode)
Full Game Release: October 2022
  • E4 and E5
  • New weapon
  • New bosses
  • New enemies
  • 8 New puzzles
  • 25+New emblems/skills
  • New SoundFX/Music
  • Full localization
  • Fixes and rebalancing

Key Features

  • Dread Templar uses elements from both modern retro FPS and classic shooters such as fast-paced gameplay, dashing, headshots and bullet time so you can enjoy the old-school shooting games in a modern way!
  • Customize your weapon skills to fit your own playstyle and fight against the demon hordes
  • More than 10 types of weapons in the game including katana swords, firearms and infernal guns!
  • Explore side areas  and secret places, solve interesting puzzles and get rewards
  • Handmade retro art style - all elements in the game including weapons, demons, and levels are done in a retro pixel art style reminiscent of the 90s shooters

Dread Templar is planned to release in full in October 2022.

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