After nearly a decade of work on and more than five years after the cancellation of Digital Extremes, Digital Extremes is working on a new game. The studio on Saturday , a free-to-play MMO set in a fantasy world. Aside from an enigmatic teaser trailer, Digital Extremes has revealed few details soul frame.
In conversation with said creative director Geoff Crookes, the game takes inspiration from classics the never ending Story and Hayao Miyazakis Princess Mononoke. Like the latter soul frame explores what happens when humans collide with the natural world. “The imagination [in Soulframe] is that the world itself is a little angry about what has been done to it, and the reasons underneath tend to shift throughout the day,” Crookes said The post. “So there will be proceduralism within the cave networks and crevasses and so on under the world.”
From a gameplay point of view soul frame focuses primarily on “slow and heavy” melee combat. Despite including “Soul” in the title, Crookes recounted The post His team had no intention of creating a Soulslike when they began work on the project – although it became impossible to ignore FromSoftware’s latest masterpiece. “ was definitely the subject of some conversations – maybe with the camera, maybe with how excellent their fight pace is,” he said soul frame Co-Lead Steve Sinclair. “And you know fuck these guys ’cause damn [Elden Ring] was absolutely fantastic.”
soul frame doesn’t have a release date yet, and both Crookes and Sinclair stressed that the game is still in the early stages of development, but as with war frame, Digital Extremes plans to involve the community in the creation process. So expect frequent behind-the-scenes Twitch streams. Additionally, some fans could get early access to the game within a year.
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https://www.engadget.com/digital-extremes-soulframe-announced-154933651.html?src=rss ‘Soulframe’ is a free-to-play MMO from the studio behind ‘Warframe’