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First Screenshots for Styx: Shards of Darkness

Cyanide Studios have revealed the first screenshots for Styx: Shards of Darkness, their upcoming stealth action-adventure sequel.

Featured above as well as below, the new screenshots depict the titular Styx as he prowls some expansive environments, including the City of Thieves, the Elven city of Korangar, and more.

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The environments in the upcoming sequel are described as “enormous and semi-open, with an emphasis on verticality.”

The developers are looking to give players lots of freedom to complete various objectives, while also unleashing Styx’s stealth and assassination skills, as well as his new moves, like rope-swinging and zip-lining.

Styx: Shards of Darkness launches across PS4, Xbox One, and PC sometime later this year.


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5 comments
  1. Diego_Dereshi
    Diego_Dereshi
    February 25, 2016 at 11:00 pm

    Middle Market <3

  2. Waifu Engineering
    Waifu Engineering
    February 26, 2016 at 1:06 am

    “emphasis on verticality”

    – I’m sold.

  3. panda
    panda
    February 26, 2016 at 4:33 am

    I only have the first because of PS+ but it’s pretty great. imma get this one for sure.

  4. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    February 26, 2016 at 5:23 am

    I’d rather support this than the yearly Assassin’s Creed iterations. Master of Shadows was a surprisingly fun game.

  5. Lea Pastillaroja
    Lea Pastillaroja
    February 26, 2016 at 7:58 am

    Styx is so much better than most of the AAA shit that has come out latelly.
    His ugly gobling mug felt like a breath of fresh air in the stagnant putrefaction usually found in current big budget games