Darkest Dungeon, the most effective indie titles of the previous couple of years, is getting a well-deserved sequel. Yes, Red Hook Studios, maker of the primary recreation, has revealed that Darkest Dungeon II is in improvement and has even shared the primary teaser trailer for this anticipated follow-up.- Advertisement -
Much of the knowledge now we have on this recreation comes from PC Gamer, which managed to snag a few of the first particulars about this challenge with an unique interview with the builders. There, the Red Hook Studios group revealed why it determined to return to the world of Darkest Dungeon.
“We love our dysfunctional solid of characters, our environment, and our world,” Tyler Sigman and Chris Bourassa of Red Hook Studios mentioned. “Horror is a implausible house to discover attention-grabbing and unconventional concepts, and now we have much more story we need to inform…Above all, we’re dedicated to crafting Darkest Dungeon II to be its personal expertise; it is going to have its personal inventive and thematic identification.”
How, precisely, Darkest Dungeon II will differentiate itself from the unique recreation is up for debate (Red Hook Studios refuses to enter particulars at this second), however the studio says that it plans on tuning the unique recreation’s mechanics as a way to guarantee they’re optimized. Beyond that, the group hinted it is going to tweak the metagame components of the primary title in order that gamers spend much less time managing minute features and extra time diving into this wealthy world of twisted horror.
“Darkest Dungeon II is a recreation about enduring a grueling journey, not cleansing up your yard,” Red Hook Studios mentioned. “In Darkest Dungeon II, we’re giving gamers a glimpse of the supernatural apocalypse twisting and distorting the world past the property… and that’s all we’re going to say about that for now.”
Sadly, the group’s refusal to dive into the main points of this expertise extends to the sport’s launch date. While Red Hook hinted that it would as soon as once more discover an Early Access launch mannequin (which suggests it is going to be launched on Steam) as a result of scope of the sequel, the studio additionally talked about eager to develop the scale of its group over the subsequent “18 months,” which means it may very well be a while earlier than we see a full launch.
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