Soulslinger: Envoy of Death, an upcoming roguelite first-person shooter by Elder Games and Headup Publishing, is slated to hit Early Access on December 14, 2023, for PC via Steam. Accompanying this announcement is a brand-new trailer, offering a sneak peek at the gameplay and world of Soulslinger: Envoy of Death.
Soulslinger: Envoy of Death immerses players in Haven, a mesmerizing dark fantasy world with a dystopian Wild West twist. Players will step into the role of Soulslinger, a recently departed soul recruited in a gritty war against a mysterious undead Cartel that has taken over Limbo. The Cartel, a merciless organization, seeks to harvest souls to liberate themselves from the constraints of the afterlife.
In this fast-paced, story-driven roguelite FPS, players will become an unstoppable envoys of death over time, clearing out areas by engaging in relentless combat against waves of formidable enemies. Upon clearing an area, players receive rewards and can choose from portals that reveal the benefits of the upcoming zone—whether it involves assistance from NPCs or specific rewards for clearing out the Cartel.
Soulslinger: Envoy of Death also tasks players to unleash the incredible powers that will make them the most dangerous souls in Limbo. To achieve this, players must upgrade their character’s abilities, tackle thrilling challenges, craft powerful weapons, and secure permanent upgrades in Haven. Each playthrough allows players to forge their destiny, growing stronger with every encounter and evolving into a lethal soulslinger.
Soulslinger: Envoy of Death exhibits significant promise, as evident in the trailer, showcasing impressive character design and a dark fantasy world that seamlessly blends with Wild West themes. The gameplay appears to be action-packed yet maintains straightforward mechanics, promising an enjoyable experience.
For those eager to get a taste of the action, a demo version of Soulslinger: Envoy of Death is currently available on Steam.