Pyre is the upcoming game from Supergiant Games, whose last two titles, Bastion and Transistor, were highly critically acclaimed. The indie studio have released the first twenty two minutes of gameplay for Pyre, an action-roleplaying game. In Pyre, you lead a band of exiles through an ancient competition spread across a vast, mystical purgatory.
According to a post on the developers website, the story for the game is as follows:
At the beginning of the game, your luck has almost run out when several masked wanderers find you and revive you from the brink. With your help, they seek to learn the truth about the Rites, a secretive competition through which the worthiest exiles can return home, absolved of their transgressions. As you journey across the Downside in the wanderers’ custom blackwagon, you’ll meet a variety of characters of all shapes and sizes, and learn what’s in store for each of them should they prevail in the Rites. Your actions will determine who returns to glory, and who remains in exile to the end of their days.
Pyre is due to be released sometime this year for Windows and PS4.
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