Bleak Religion: Forsaken is a crowdfunded soulslike set to launch within the second quarter of this 12 months, and the indie from Archangel Studios has an curiously distinct fashion happening. The latest trailer, above, highlights current work the builders have finished on the sport’s fight. Whereas it definitely does not have the megabudget of one thing like Elden Ring, it does have a particular aesthetic happening.
The form of far-future cybergothic introduced right here is acquainted to followers of settings like Warhammer 40,000 or EYE: Divine Cybermancy, nevertheless it’s a world the place expertise has gone as far as to loop backwards once more, seemingly. In Bleak Religion, the protagonist is exploring “the final remnants of civilization” in a world that has apparently forgotten its personal historical past. It additionally invitations you to “Uncover pockets of pure life within the perpetually increasing Omnistructure,” which is the form of obscure and obscure language that makes me wish to give a sport a shot.
You could find Bleak Religion: Forsaken on its official website and on Steam. It is set to launch within the second quarter of 2022.