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Eldest Souls, the upcoming soulslike boss-rush game from indie publisher, United Label, just dropped an epic new animated trailer, depicting a taste of the brutal combat that awaits. Appropriately titled, ‘At the Door of Death’, this latest cinematic offers a glimpse into the vast, foreboding Citadel, inhabited by the calamitous Old Gods. Eldest Souls is coming to PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on July 29, 2021.
Created by the indie development team, Fallen Flag Studios, Eldest Souls is a ferociously challenging, pixel-art boss-rush game with a focus on fast-paced melee combat. Players must explore the consecrated Citadel, dripping in gorgeous 16-bit attention-to-detail, in search of the Old Gods – and engage in savage, soulslike-inspired combat, where every moment counts.
Focusing on only the toughest and most engaging of combat encounters – the Bosses! – each Old God presents a new and unique challenge for the player to overcome. Victors may claim God’s celestial powers to unlock a vast array of unique Talents and Abilities, ready to customize their own personalized combat style from a multitude of combinations.
Deep within the world’s labyrinthine passages, players will also encounter intriguing NPCs, compelling questlines, and a series of ominous mysteries, as they slowly uncover the truth behind the Old Gods and their agelong imprisonment…
- Ferocious, fast-paced, soulslike inspired combat
- A series of uniquely challenging Boss-Rush combat encounters
- A cast of intriguing NPCs and challenging questlines
- Glorious pixel-perfect graphic style, dripping in gorgeous attention-to-detail
- Extensive skill tree resulting in a multitude of ability combinations for a fully customizable combat style
Eldest Souls is coming to PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on July 29, 2021, and can be added to Steam Wishlists and GOG Wishlists now.
About United Label
Founded in 2018, United Label is a publishing house specializing in highly ambitious, lovingly crafted video game titles. Röki, the studio’s inaugural release, received critical acclaim upon its launch in late 2020 and was nominated for best ‘Debut Indie Game’ at both The Game Awards and Baftas. This year will see the release of Eldest Souls, a pixel-art boss-rush game, and Tails of Iron, a stunning hack-n-slash action RPG. Our objective is to work with both highly experienced teams and passionate start-ups, offering them a publishing structure for success.
About Fallen Flag Studio
Fallen Flag Studio was founded by Francesco Barsotti and Jonathan Costantini after taking a break from their third year at University to go full-time on the development of “Eldest Souls”, their first pixel-art, souls-like title. The two met in high school in their hometown of Rome, Italy, where the idea of creating games originated. They departed for university and studied Games Programming at the University of Derby in the UK. At a free Intel event in London, they teamed up with composer and sound designer, Sergio Ronchetti. Eldest Souls is the first title of Fallen Flag Studio, a team of driven individuals based in Derby who is striving to give a new, unique spin to the souls-like genre.Sponsor this Article!