No, this is not a Zelda sport. That is Elden Ring. [credit: Bandai Namco ]
Over two years have handed since From Software program first shared a prerendered tease for Elden Ring at Microsoft’s E3 2019 press convention. Throughout a streaming Summer time Sport Fest occasion on Thursday, writer Bandai Namco confirmed the primary gameplay footage from this collaboration between Darkish Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki and Sport of Thrones scribe George R.R. Martin and introduced a launch date of January 21, 2022, for “next-gen and current-gen” consoles.
The trailer under (and the screenshots above) communicate for themselves, and the Darkish Souls vibes are obvious all through. Meaning plenty of dodge-rolling out of the best way of some huge assaults from beasts many occasions the participant’s dimension, together with a outstanding dragon. It additionally means a smörgåsbord of dramatic magical results, together with telekinesis, hearth, and thrown stone amid the vaguely medieval setting.
A voiceover provides some hints in regards to the “tarnished” protagonist, who has returned “in quest of the Elden Ring, emboldened by the flame of ambition.” The protagonist is proven summoning a ghostly horse and preventing in opposition to mounted enemies. At one level, the mount leaps straight up a sheer cliffside. It appears to be like like you can too summon a ghostly companion to battle alongside you to assault from a number of angles.
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