Throughout right now’s PlayStation Showcase, Sony revealed Phantom Blade 0, a third-person motion RPG concentrating on the PlayStation 5.
Developed by S-Sport, Phantom Blade 0 options fast-paced third-person sword fight. The sport appears to lean closely on the samurai theme, emphasizing fight and journey in a darkish and wet world.
In a PlayStation Weblog publish, S-Sport founder and CEO Solframe Liang revealed that the sport takes place in a semi-open world that’s “darkish and punishing, a continuing reminder to by no means let your guard down.” He described the sport’s type as “kung-fu punk” and mentioned the sport’s plot.
“In Phantom Blade Zero, you play as Soul, an elite murderer serving an elusive however highly effective group generally known as ‘The Order,’” the publish reads. “Soul is framed for Soul’s homicide, mortally wounded within the ensuing hunt, and although a mysterious healer saves his life, the non permanent treatment solely lasts 66 days. Now, he should battle highly effective enemies. Inhuman monstrosities, as he searches for the mastermind behind him earlier than his time runs out.” .”
Liang additionally revealed that Phantom Blade 0 is predicated on Rainblood: City of Demise, his 2010 standalone sport that led to the event of the China-only Phantom Blade franchise. Liang known as Phantom Blade 0 “a religious revival of the unique Rainblood and the sport we all the time wished to make.”
Phantom Blade 0 has but to obtain a launch date or window.
PlayStation Phantom Blade 0 Presentation Trailer
Different bulletins embrace the long-awaited remake of Steel Gear Strong 3 and a sport that appears like a mixture of Foamstar, Persona, and Splatoon.
Right here’s all the things that was introduced throughout right now’s PlayStation Showcase.
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