Kids With Sticks, a team of devs from some very well known games, have announced their incoming game, Rogue Spirit. Members of Kids With Sticks have worked on games such as The Witcher 2, Dying Light, and more AAA games.
So with that much talent in their team, can the rogue-lite game, Rogue Spirit, hit those AAA levels? We’ll find out when the demo releases on June 9th 2021.
To be fair the screenshots and the trailer give off the vibe that the game is going to look beautiful.
Read the press release below:
CALABASAS, Calif. – Apr. 22, 2021 –Rogue Spirit, an anime inspired action-adventure game developed by Wrocław, Poland based studio Kids With Sticks, will be published worldwide by 505 Games and is now available to Wishlist on Steam for PC. Players who Wishlist Rogue Spirit will be the first to receive information on the forthcoming playable demo debuting on June 9, along with the Early Access release of the game in August.
Rogue Spirit is a colorful and visually stunning 3D rogue-lite action game with light stealth elements. developed by independent studio Kids With Sticks, a small but impressive team of industry veterans with AAA games development experience. This single player action-adventure game places players into the role of the ghost of the former Prince of Midra. Players must possess enemy characters and absorb their skills in order to free their land from a looming and ever-present evil. Inspired by Japanese and Southeast Asian cultures as well as popular anime tropes, Rogue Spirit looks to bring modern gameplay and fictional feudal Japan together in one visually compelling game.
“We are excited to work with such an experienced publisher. Thanks to 505 Games we were able to establish the Kids With Sticks initiative and focus all of our powers on developing Rogue Spirit. We hope to bring freshness to the rogue-like genre with an interesting core mechanic of possessing enemies and being able to absorb their skills.” said Andrzej Koloska, Co-Owner at Kids With Sticks.
Rogue Spirit will first launch in Early Access this August where the game can grow alongside community feedback, and will scale to feature 20 playable characters with different abilities, weapons, and their own playstyles, as well as 10 procedurally-generated levels set within 5 different biomes. Our vision is for each run with Rogue Spirit to always feel exciting and highly engaging. As players progress, they will discover a number of different enemies and bosses, all of which require them to make the most of skills and upgrades.
Check out the announcement trailer below. You can wishlist the game on Steam on the Steam page now.