Publisher CI Games debuted The Lords of the DeadThe first gameplay trailer during The Game Awards on Thursday night. In the new trailer, voiced by Dragon HouseCI Games’ Milly Alcock shows off the gore and dark fantasy gameplay the series is known for – all captured in-game, he said.
The game was first revealed in August during the Gamescom Opening Night live stream. The first trailer for the game featured narration from stranger things‘ Joseph Quinn, so if nothing else, The Lords of the Dead has his celebrity voiceover on point.
The Lords of the Dead takes place 1000 years after the original lords of the dead game, published in 2014 by Deck13, between the world of the living and that of the dead. The game is said to be five times bigger than the original lords of the dead. The gameplay will feel familiar to anyone who has played Souls-like – CI Games describes it as “a fast, fluid and challenging combat system”.
“The trailer only hints at a fraction of the grueling journey that awaits players as they explore this breathtaking vertical world, more than five times larger than that of its predecessor,” said CI Games. in a press release. “They’ll have to master fast, fluid combat, with a wide range of devastating weaponry and powerful magic as they bloody their way through demonic hordes, undead terrors, and towering bosses.”
The Lords of the Dead will also have a multiplayer component “for players who prefer to adventure side-by-side,” the publisher said.
CI Games did not give a release date, but re-confirmed The Lords of the Dead is coming to PlayStation 5, Windows PC and Xbox Series X.