Multiplatform game developer and publisher 10tons releases Undead Horde on consoles and PCs today. Undead Horde is an action RPG with RTS influenced necromancer mechanics for re-animating and commanding a horde of minions. The price is USD 16.99 / EUR 16.99. Undead Horde launches today on Steam, GOG, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
“Undead Horde has been an extremely interesting project. The game has a lot of familiar lightweight action rpg elements but the necromancy aspects are still at the very center. We had to solve a lot of interesting game design questions throughout the development. Some of them were challenging to solve as there were none or few examples to draw from. The game has already gained a lot of fans during early access. We hope it finds more on consoles in the future as we’ve kept the gamepad players on the center of our development from the start. The RTS elements in the game work on both gamepads and mouse+keyboard. In fact, maybe half of the development teams tends to play on gamepads.”, said Sampo Töyssy, the lead developer of Undead Horde at 10tons.
The main hook of Undead Horde is the deeply integrated necromancy. The Necromancer can re-animate almost any dead creature he encounters. The army can be also commanded to attack or follow.
Necromancer’s army comes from multiple sources including the corpses in the battlefield, graves, and ultimately summoning statues. Statues must be unlocked before they can be used. The only limiting factor is the command capacity of the Necromancer. The command capacity can be increased in various ways.
Undead Horde is set in a fantasy world where the living have driven the undead into exile and the main protagonist Orcen the Necromancer was imprisoned in a magical urn by the paladins. The story starts as a cavalier chicken accidentally breaks the urn and releases the prisoner. Once free, Orcen needs to raise the dead to form his army and take back the world from the paladins and the living.
In addition to necromancery, the Necromancer can use various weapons and items. The items provide numerous options for boosting the minions and the necromancer. Items are procedurally generated and an endless amount of interesting items and combos can be discovered.
- Explore and conquer a fantasy world filled with creatures from humans to giant scorpions
- Re-animate your slain enemies and make them part of your undead army
- Endless number of new weapons, trinkets and magical items
- Level up and create the necromancer of your nightmares
- Sell and trade your loot with various merchants
Undead Horde is built using 10tons Ltd. proprietary game engine technology and is primarily targeted at PCs and current & next generation consoles. Details on mobile versions will be announced at a later date.