Hack ‘n’ slash RPG Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients releases new demo

Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients

Get an early taste of this combo-heavy game inspired by Devil May Cry, God of War, and Nier Automata.

Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients is set to release in early 2024, for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Windows (through Steam). You can try the game’s demo out on PC.

You can view the announcement and trailer below:

Independent game developer C2 Game Studio and Versus Evil, one of the leading independent video game publishers, have today released an all new demo for their upcoming third-person action-RPG game Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients on Steam. Set in a fantastical world full of ancient ruins, it’s up to you to unearth the secrets of a lost civilization and stop the world from falling into darkness when Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients launches on PC, Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox platforms in early 2024.

The world of Gliese is threatened by dark forces, revenants from a forgotten time. Astor, a young warrior, must rise and unearth the secrets of the past, exploring majestic, mysterious ruins and ancient temples in an epic fight for the planet’s survival. Only Astor can gather the ancient powers and legendary weapons needed to stop an unholy ritual.

Journey across an expansive, colorful world, full of mystery and danger. Abandoned ruins and derelict temples from a long forgotten era pepper the landscape, teasing mysterious tales that you must uncover. Aided by an enigmatic presence, Astor will dive into an intricate storyline filled with iconic and endearing characters. Explore deep forests, sprawling deserts, frozen tundras, and crumbling ancient structures as you embark upon a globe-trotting adventure.

This demo teases Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients‘ rich, deeply satisfying combo-based combat system with a variety of ancient weapons and special abilities. Wield the Runic Swarm to summon constructs, crush enemies with massive boulders, or protect himself with a rock formation shield. Master light, heavy and ranged attacks, swap armaments on the fly, block and dodge with precision, and fill up your combo meter to unleash devastating finishers.

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