First announced in the summer of 2019, Dark Envoy, a new creation of Event Horizon (Tower of Time), was originally scheduled to launch in 2021, but we believe the health crisis has disrupted the developers’ plans. Good News: An RPG like Guns N’ Sorcery resurfaced yesterday, just over a year after its story trailer was released, to formalize his publishing partnership with Asmodee Digital (Terraforming Mars, Gloomy Harbor…).
Expected release in 2022
In a statement available on Event Horizon’s official website, French company head Nicolas Gaudement explained: “As we expand our editorial to new genres and new audiences, Dark Envoy is fully in line with our desire to offer players an ever more diverse and exciting gaming experience. »
As for Krzysztof Monkiewicz, CEO of the Polish studio, he said that the decision to partner with Asmodee Digital was because he was looking for “a publisher who shares our greatest respect for the gaming community and is willing to experiment with game mechanics and look for ways to freshen up the genre.” RPG. »
For those unfamiliar with this product, which promises to blend “a rich non-linear story and tactical team combat with dynamic and fluid gameplay”, it invites us to follow the story alone or in online collaboration. Malakaya and Kaela, children of war refugees who live day by day in search of ancient relics and forgotten places like adventurers.
During their journey, these two characters will have to fight to survive, making choices that will have consequences in an all-out war between humans and ancient races (orcs, elves…) that is tearing Jaan’s sci-fi world apart.
Dark Envoy is scheduled to release this year, in 2022, on PC via Steam and GOG, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.