Deep Silver have revealed more details about their upcoming action brawler Sacred Citadel.
Deep Silver today revealed more information about the RPG elements in Sacred Citadel. With these RPG elements plus unique weapon combinations, mounts, towns, a multitude of combat options and more aspects still to be revealed, Sacred Citadel offers unsurpassed depth in the genre of side-scrolling action brawlers.
Sacred Citadel offers a wealth of roleplaying features that help to spice up this action brawler. Players can battle with up to three characters out of a total of four, and all of them can be leveled up during the progress of the game and acquire new skills. Since Sacred Citadel is also a unique co-op experience, the different ways you can develop a character plays an important role for the whole group. The four characters (consisting of the Khukuri Shaman, the Ancarian Ranger and the Safiri Warrior and a yet-to-be-revealed secret character) have their own skill sets that grant them stronger class attacks depending on their experience level, which come to life when used in conjunction with each other.
Throughout the game the characters can pick up a host of new equipment: weapons that can be used to beef up their attack values or armor to improve their defense stats. Cannot decide between that sturdy mace that stuns your enemies so beautifully but also want to take that sharp sword with you to pierce your foes? No problem! Sacred Citadel allows for custom weapon combinations.
Bolster your character’s stash with the treasures that he finds on his mission and spend it at one of the many merchants in town. Players will also have a number of tasty potions that can be used at will, to regain health or refill the power meter to unleash devastating special attacks. All of this creates great depth, diversity, and most important of all, freedom, letting warriors approach the numerous challenges that they will encounter on their quest to defend the lands of Ancaria any way they wish.
Will your character be strong enough to take down the ultimate boss? It’s up to you to decide!
Deep within the misty swamps of Ancaria lies an old graveyard.
While the mighty Safiri warrior – fighting in first row – is unleashing a devastating attack on the evil shaman, the Ancarian Ranger is providing support from the back.
In this screenshot the ranger is wearing his standard amour.
The second screenshot of the graveyard shows the Ancarian Ranger wearing a more powerful armor!
Defeated enemies occasionally drop equipment such as armor or weapons – as well as powerful potions – all of which can also be bought in the different towns of Ancaria. Additional loot dropped by enemies includes gold and instant life restoring food (as good food dropped on the ground tends to be), ensuring players are both constantly rewarded and kept in the action.
The 3rd act of Sacred Citadel takes place in a corroded wilderness and featuring one of the silliest yet deadly mounts in gaming history! Enjoy a little bit of shade from the harsh environment while laying waste to all around you – good ol’ rest and devastation!