Developer Spiders and publisher Nacon confirms the delay of Steelrising to September 8th, 2022 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC. Taking place in Paris during the french revolution of 1789, play as an automaton Aegis in this action-oriented RPG that has functions of improving attributes, weapons switching, and skills while fighting other automaton enemies along the way.
In combat, here we can see fan slicing and be used to form a shield against enemy attacks. World-level design is discussed as not an open world with multiple paths and choices to get stronger alternatively if the bosses are too tough in a specific path. The video below shows dashing and grappling as some of the alternatives mean traversing the environment. Check out the six-minute video below narrated by Spiders CEO, co-founder, and lead writer Jehanne Rousseau.
Source: Game Informer
Features as shared on Steam:
• A unique and mysterious heroine – As Paris burns and bleeds during the Revolution, you are Aegis, an automaton masterpiece made by Vaucanson, an engineer in the service of the Clockwork King. Make the most of your mechanical prowess to adapt Aegis to your style of play and become a fearsome warrior, a deadly dancer, or a virtuoso of elemental arts.
• Dynamic and challenging gameplay – Engage in ruthless and intense fights against technological marvels that are as complex as they are unforgiving. Your nerves and skills will be tested to their limits at every moment spent battling these relentless enemies and epic bosses.
Meet the Bishop of the Cité. Guardian of the Palais de Justice near Notre Dame de Paris.
Every boss in Steelrising represents a unique challenge. You will need to study and understand each of them if you seek victory. pic.twitter.com/FqXw1mv8Ar
— Steelrising (@PlaySteelrising) April 12, 2022
• Paris is your playground – The City of Light has been plunged into darkness and is in need of you. Use your energy, flexibility, and tools to navigate the streets, rooftops, neighborhoods, and castles of Paris and reveal hidden secrets.
• A fascinating story rooted in history – Delve into an enthralling alternate history filled with formidable mechanical enemies and potential allies with questionable motives. You are the only one you can count on to untangle the knots of history and ensure the Revolution succeeds!