Chronos: Before the Ashes Announced, Launches December 1

Chronos: Before the Ashes

THQ Nordic and co-developer Gunfire Games have announced action RPG Chronos: Before the Ashes, along with a release date.

Based on the 2016 VR game Chronos (developed by Gunfire Games), the game has been remade for Windows PC and consoles without needing VR. The game is a prequel to the events of Remnant: From the Ashes. 

Players must venture into a labyrinth full of monsters and puzzles to save their home. However, when they fail their character must wait one year. As such, your early journeys will see you getting stronger and faster, but as you age you will have to rely on knowledge and magic.

You can find the announcement trailer below.

You can find the full rundown (via Steam) below.

Chronos: Before the Ashes is an atmospheric RPG that chronicles a hero’s lifelong quest to save their homeland from a great evil. Grow wiser, stronger and more powerful as you explore the depths of the mysterious labyrinth. But beware, the labyrinth takes a heavy toll – each time your hero dies, they lose a year of their life!

Adventure RPG – Refreshing combination of Adventure Game elements and RPG mechanics.

Deep Combat – A variety of weapons, abilities and powers are available to the player in the pursuit of their quest.

Unique Aging Mechanic – Every time the player dies they age one year. Player’s must adapt to their advancing age as they progress their character; starting the game young, nimble and quick, and ending wise and more attuned to magic.

Chronos: Before the Ashes launches December 1st on Windows PC (via Steam), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Google Stadia

Image: Steam

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Ryan was a former Niche Gamer contributor.

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