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Nightingale

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action/Adventure
Developer: Inflexion Games
Release Date: 2023

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'Nightingale' Reveals Gliding, Caves And New Creatures, Shows Off Gameplay - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2022 @ 6:28 p.m. PST

Nightingale is a shared-world survival crafting game set within a rich Victorian gaslamp fantasy setting.

Nightingale is a first-person, PVE, open-world survival crafting game played solo or cooperatively with friends. Explore alone or band together with other survivors, obtaining valuable materials to construct settlements, and craft vital tools and weaponry as you fight against deadly monstrosities and the Fae, humanity’s magical rivals. 

Thrown into a labyrinth of fantastical and perilous worlds in the wake of a magical cataclysm, players must venture through mystical portals to explore increasingly dangerous realms, in search of the last haven of humanity, Nightingale. 

You are stranded beyond our world, cut off by the collapse of the arcane portal network. This catastrophe has left you fighting to survive in a labyrinth of beautiful and dangerous Fae realms.

Your goal: become a skilled Realmwalker, and navigate the web of transdimensional portals. Only then can you discover your way to the magical city of Nightingale, the last known bastion of humanity.


During The Game Awards show, Inflexion Games shared the latest look at Nightingale, taking players inside the Realmwalker’s Journey, showcasing what drives players to survive the Realms, evolve their skills, and overcome the many perilous challenges of the Faewilds to rebuild the remnants of humanity. 

Some of the new features detailed in the trailer include:

  • Caves: Lying in the subterranean depths of the Realms, exploring these caves leads to a host of discoveries, and dangers.
  • Gliding: Use your umbrella and glide across the skies of the Fae Realms, allowing players to travel quickly, search with a bird’s-eye view, and avoid or, in more dire circumstances, outrun the dangers lurking in the Realms.
  • New creatures: Some of the deadly creatures that you’ll face include Giants, Elder Eoten, and fire-spitting Bound - each presenting a daunting challenge to any Realmwalkers who cross their path.

Key Features:

  • Survive The Realms: Prepare to make your way through Faewild forests, harrowing swamps, shimmering deserts, and shadowy jungles as you unlock the portals leading deeper into the lands of Fae. Cook meals, build shelter and muster the spirit to persevere in the face of adversity.
  • Gather & Craft: Craft tools to harvest trees, ore, and plants, along with rarer resources found deep in the realms. Discover new schematics and assemble the equipment and weapons you need to survive. Using specialized ingredients and arcane technologies, you can enhance your gear with magical properties.
  • Build & Manage: Design and construct an impressive estate from a variety of styles and tilesets. Upgrade and customize your structures, and form communities to safely live off the land. You can even recruit NPC workers to help expand your homestead, automate production, and assist in resource gathering.
  • Explore & Discover: Freely roam expansive realms, where stunning visuals will transport you into a mystical Gaslamp Fantasy world. Find the abandoned remnants of past Realmwalker expeditions, investigate mysterious Fae architecture, and scout derelict ruins. Through every new portal, beauty and danger await you in equal measure.
  • Co-op Or Solo: Adventure solo, or play cooperatively with your friends in an online shared-world realmscape. Combine your strengths, skills, and resources to survive and thrive together. Work together to build communal estates, join up in uncovering the mysteries of the realms, and unite in facing the challenges of the Fae.
  • Deadly Encounters: Craft and wield a variety of melee weapons and firearms in first-person combat. Confront the fearsome creatures that lurk in the portal network. Fend off incursions by the twisted Fae mimicries of humanity known only as the Bound. Join other players against colossal apex creatures in the deepest reaches of the realms.

Nightingale is in development for PC (Steam/Epic Games Store), with Early Access planned for 2023.


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