Eternal Strands, a physics-based fantasy action game, is set to launch in 2025

April 4, 2024 by No Comments


New developer Yellow Brick Games has revealed its physics-based action-adventure game, Eternal Strands, for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. Set to launch in 2025, the third-person fantasy title is being developed by a team of industry veterans, including Thomas Giroux (The Crew), Jeff Skalsky (Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate) and Mike Laidlaw (Dragon Age).

In Eternal Strands, you play as Brynn, a weaver trying to uncover the enclave’s mysteries in order to restore her home. To do this, you’ll take on monolithic, climbable enemies known as orcs using a variety of weapons and magical abilities. You will also use objects in the environment and extreme weather events to your advantage. Laidlaw, Chief Creative Officer of Yellowbrick Games, says players can expect evolving gameplay that rewards experience:

“With our hope Eternal Strands is to provide an adventure that brings a sense of fun and excitement to fantasy, while encouraging players to experiment with its systems. It’s a very different game to the ones I’ve worked on in the past, and it’s usually fun to answer the question ‘what if the player does X?’ ‘cold!’ It’s also exciting to have the opportunity to create a new world that encourages and responds to this type of game.

Eternal Strands will be rated T for Teen so that it is accessible to a wide audience, including high skill level players. Watch the reveal trailer below:

Quebec City, April 2, 2024 – Yellow Brick Games – a new independent studio founded in 2020 by AAA industry veterans Thomas Giroux, Jeff Skalski, Mike Laidlaw and Frédéric St-Laurent B. – just released their first titles for April’s IGN First , has announced Eternal Strands. This brand new, fantasy action-adventure game developed by Unreal 5 and developed by the team of 68 is a new evolving gameplay experience. After more than four years of development, the studio unveiled a trailer showing how this dynamic, colorful, and stylized universe combines modern physics-based systems with engaging action combat for revolutionary gameplay interactions. Blending in which the world becomes your weapon.

In this third-person action-adventure game, you play as Brian, a young and intrepid Weaver determined to restore the cultural home of his people by uncovering the mysteries of the Enclave – a once powerful A nation that is now inactive. Battle epic, 25-meter-high climbing creatures known as Arks, while saving the world from destruction by combining magical abilities with an arsenal of powerful weapons. Use the environment and extreme weather events to your advantage in battles against a large roster of fantastic creatures. Immerse yourself in a vast and rich lore where you’ll develop relationships with a diverse cast of characters.

“With our hope Eternal Strands is to provide an adventure that brings a sense of fun and excitement to fantasy, while encouraging players to experiment with its systems. It’s a very different game to the ones I’ve worked on in the past, and it’s usually fun to answer the question ‘what if the player does X?’ ‘cold!’ It’s also exciting to have the opportunity to create a new world that encourages and responds to this type of game. Says Mike Laidlaw, Chief Creative Officer of Yellowbrick Games.

“We started this adventure 4 years ago during the pandemic with nothing more than a dream and an idea to make amazing games with amazing people. It’s such an incredible feeling to be here now. It’s amazing. It’s been a journey and we can’t wait for everyone to see what we’ve been pouring our hearts and souls into. I’m pumped!” says Jeff Skalsky, COO and executive producer at Yellowbrick Games.

Main Features:

The world is your weapon: In the heart of Eternal Strands There’s a revolutionary new system for gameplay interactions: heat spread, cooldown, and real-time destruction allow for unprecedented reactions in combat. Telekinetic throw burning tree trunks at enemies, smash nearby trees to block opposing fire, or channel raw telekinetic force to rip boulders from the ground.

Weaver of magic: Wear the Mantle, a magical cloak that channels raw magic into blazing flame, cold ice, and telekinetic force. Combine your growing powers with magical weapons and armor crafted from slain enemies to create a custom look and style. Block incoming attacks with a wall of magical ice, unleash waves of flame with a massive two-handed blade or unleash dragon’s breath against ice-covered minions.

Stand up to the giants: Face huge opponents and defeat them with a combination of swords, magic and movement. Jump on their giant forms to attack from different angles. Armor or shred at vulnerable points to reduce their protection. Use ice to pin a towering enemy’s limbs, fiery flames to burn their hide, or lobbed projectiles to catch and deflect your attacks on them in battles that mark the ground. Will leave.

Unstable Climate for Master: Increase the effectiveness of your ice abilities during Flash Freeze to open new paths. Use Heat Wave to start a forest fire and watch it spread towards enemies as it consumes the dead trees and grass around it.

A world full of secrets: Explore the wilds, the capital of Dynevron, and the secrets beneath as each level is climbable. Magical abilities can build bridges, burn barriers, or launch Brian across the world. A next-gen physics system encourages and rewards player creativity in exploration as much as combat. As the enclave’s secrets unfold, return to base camp to consult a rich cast of characters. Each is eager to discover the mystery of what happened to this lost bastion of power and knowledge.

A realm of mystery, opportunity, danger and wonder: the Enclave awaits.

Eternal Strands Set to launch on PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5 in 2025. Developed with an ‘accessible to anyone’ mindset, this ten-rated game is designed to please a wide range of audiences, including the most demanding action. fighter player.

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