The Arcade Crew
Based in Paris, France
PC: April 25th 2019
PC, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch
The eternal suffering of The Templars is both a blessing and a curse - salvation is born through sacrifice, and no sacrifice is too great to praise your God. A mystical temple teeming with a strange life-like energy of its own awaits you on your sacred crusade of suffering and redemption that will take you to the depths of traditions spanning centuries – and leave you questioning your faith and your own existence.
Developed by French studio Hibernian Workshop and published by The Arcade Crew, Dark Devotion features a rich, detailed and immersive narrative that unfolds a sombre tale of your religion’s undeniable calling where every encounter is a challenge of suffering, piety and conviction – but most importantly, it's a fight to the death.
Spanning across four unique worlds, each with their own variety of environments bursting with detail, players will choose from dozens of weapons and learn from them the secret of the Temple as they fight superbly crafted bosses with one mission: to destroy your soul and damn you forever.
Dark Devotion features several distinctive gameplay mechanics for greatly expanded replayability – the prayers, blessings and curses system allows for flexibility and a variety of approaches to each foe, while its myriad of weaponry allow for combining skillsets to alter your approach with each play through.
Dark Devotion - Release Trailer (PC) YouTube
Dark Devotion - Gameplay Overview YouTube
Dark Devotion - Boss Trailer YouTube
Dark Devotion - Story Trailer YouTube
Dark Devotion - Announcement Trailer YouTube
Dark Devotion Dev Diary #1: The universe, art and scenario YouTube
Dark Devotion Dev Diary #2: Gameplay and mechanics YouTube
Dark Devotion Dev Diary #3: The studio lifestyle YouTube
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About The Arcade Crew
The Arcade Crew is dedicated to produce and publish awesome indie games with a retro feel from small creative teams. The Crew will benefit from Dotemu resources and experience in game development and marketing. Based on several years in the videogame industry, The Crew is thrilled to discover and support new talents and create a real community around classic inspired titles.
Created in 2018 but born in the 80s, The Arcade Crew starts its journey with Blazing Chrome, a classic run’n’gun fully loaded with action and exciting fights and developed by Brazilian indie studio JoyMasher.
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