Underworld Ascendant launching November 15th
Return to the Stygian Abyss in the upcoming RPG sequel Underworld Ascendant arrives on November 15th. The game serves as a true sequel to the classic RPG titles Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss and Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds. Players will play as the avatar and select from a range of skills to customise their character with as they play in a first person perspective. As you explore the Stygian Abyss you'll come across 3 factions that you can side with, each with their own unique personalities and supporting one will tip the scales of power in their favour.
We also got some brand new gameplay footage from Gamescom 2018 courtesty of Eurogamer who spoke to Walter Somol from Otherside Entertainment as they tried out the demo with 18 minutes of footage from the upcoming RPG.
Underworld Ascendant Features
A DEEPLY IMMERSIVE WORLD
Enter a fully-realized dungeon realm, rendered in expressive detail, where simulated systems make logical sense and creative experimentation is amply rewarded. Interact with useful flora and physics-based traps. Encounter fantastic creatures like Lizard Men, opportunistic Outcasts, and fearsome Mind Cripplers – all with unique abilities that can be used to your advantage.
Become embroiled in an epic plot, as rival factions vie for dominance in struggles that ebb and flow across the realm. Every decision you make has unique consequences on events and the world around you. How will you navigate The Stygian Abyss?
A HERO TO CALL YOUR OWN
Launch yourself into fluid, intense combat. Cast powerful magic to defeat the enemy. Use stealth and subterfuge to avoid enemies and obstacles altogether. Freely mix and match across dozens of distinct combat, stealth & magic abilities, plus your choice of weapons, magical items and useful provisions to create a unique hero who is truly your own.
Unlock your creative potential with the Improvisation Engine. Experiment with a wide array of skills and magic. Manipulate your environment – and creatures who reside in it – to stack the odds in your favor. The game sets the challenge, the solution is up to you. Craft your own adventure.
Explore constantly-evolving environments, offering dynamic opportunities and deepening challenges. Set out on a wide variety of quests: from intrigue and manipulation among conflicting Factions to opposing the growing influence of the undead. Delve into lost areas, collect rare objects, alter the environment, and more.
UNIQUE REWARDS SYSTEM
Earn rewards and unlock skills through exceptional performance and creative solutions. Solve challenges in unique ways and push yourself to experiment.
Underworld Ascendant launches on November 15th.