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Morbid Metal: when Devil May Cry meets roguelite, a cutting-edge trailer


Game News Morbid Metal: when Devil May Cry meets roguelite, a cutting-edge trailer

Devil May Cry is an action gaming benchmark, and with good reason. So here is Morbid Metal, a game that is very freely inspired by it, but which nevertheless mixes with the very popular genre of roguelite: a new trailer was released during the Summer Game Fest 2022.

Vergil, are you there?

Developed by a developer named Felix Schade, Morbid Metal showed up during the Future Games Show, broadcast as part of the Summer Game Fest 2022: it’s a very nervous and very, largely inspired by Devil May Cry.

Specifically, the game draws its gameplay from that of Vergil, Dante’s brother, from both the DmC Devil May Cry reboot and the franchise’s mainline games. It’s honestly not a bad reference and the action looks punchy, sharp and quite nervous.

A sharp rogue-lite

If we will not face demons or monsters, the player will be confronted with equally formidable robots: we can choose four characters, interchangeable in real time, each with their own characteristics.

Above all, it is a rogue-lite, and therefore a title where the player will start from the beginning by losing a majority of his equipment with each game over. The levels are also created semi-procedurally in various biomes, with ruins in support.

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Metal Morbid is expected on PC via Steambut no date has yet been announced.

About the Summer Game Fest

What is Summer Game Fest?

No E3 this year, but we can still count on another world-class event: the Summer Game Fest, a big show dedicated to announcements of video games to come this year or the following years. It was in 2020 that journalist and host Geoff Keighley launched this now unmissable festival for the first time. Last year, the show featured stunning images from Elden Ring; so inevitably, the third iteration raises high expectations.

When does Summer Game Fest 2022 start?

The Summer Game Fest is this Thursday, June 9 at 8 p.m. The show will once again be followed by a Day of the Devs session devoted to the independent scene.

What is the program for Summer Game Fest 2022?

Among the games not to miss, there is in particular the heir to Dead Space, The Callisto Protocol, which shows us its first gameplay images. For its part Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 presents us with its first level. Also on the program: Gotham Knights, Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course, the first game from Aaryn Flynn’s studio (ex-Bioware) Nightingale, the JRPG One Piece Odyssey, the free-to-play Warframe or even Planet of Lana. Geoff Keighley further announced: “We have a few new game announcements for this show and hopefully a few surprises if all goes well. But it’s definitely a show that mostly focuses on things that are foretold.”

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