Publisher Nacon and developer Rogue Factor have announced a new action-adventure game Hell is us.
hell is us is being developed for Windows PC (via Steam and Epic Games Store), Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5, with release slated for 2023.
The former artistic director of Eidos Montreal, Jonathan Jacques-Belletête, whose work can be seen in Deus ex human revolution, Deus Ex: Humanity Dividedand Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxyis the creative director of hell is us.
“The central theme of Hell is Us is that human violence is a perpetual cycle fueled by human emotions and passions,” said Jacques-Belletête.
Here is the reveal trailer:
Here is an overview of the game:
hell is us
If war is the closest thing to hell on earth, it’s because Earth is home to the worst demon: humanity. In a remote country ravaged by infighting, uncover the secrets of your past and deal with the repercussions of a mysterious calamity.
Hell is Us is a 3rd person action-adventure game that combines intense melee combat with the thrill of exploration. Explore a semi-open world to find answers to your questions and face mysterious creatures along the way.
- A HOSTILE WORLD – In addition to the civil war that divides the country, the region suffers from a mysterious calamity, which has given birth to supernatural creatures that no modern weapon can defeat. Your drone and your sword from another age are your faithful allies as you fight your way through lands infested with terrifying chimeras and try to unravel the mystery of their appearance.
- A UNIQUE EXPLORATION SYSTEM – No map, no compass, no quest markers: following your instincts is part of the adventure. Enjoy a unique experience that uses innovative writing and level design to allow you to make your own decisions and follow your instincts as you explore. Your discoveries belong only to you.
- FIGHT AGAINST ORIGINAL CREATURES – Swords, spears and axes: a wide range of weapons forged specifically to fight these supernatural creatures are available. You will have to learn how to fight these monsters and use your drone wisely to stay alive.