21 OCTOBER 2020.
Developer Vallynne today announces that their much-anticipated tactical RPG “Shores Unknown” will be releasing in February 2021 (which it will for PC via Steam, and then later on, for the Nintendo Switch console) with a short teaser trailer.
Embark on a journey through a land at war, forge new alliances and seek your fortune in waters unconquered by any sailor. Fresh off an assignment gone awry, step into the worn boots of a newly-promoted mercenary captain – now on the wrong side of the Crown and its encroaching Inquisition.
It’s up to you to uncover the truth to what lies behind the seething fog that coats the seas. Take charge of your crew, and confront a wide range of encounters with Shores Unknown’s innovative gridless turn-based combat system. Lead your growing mercenary team into battle, as your tactical skills are put to the test.
In this deeply customisable RPG, it rests on your shoulders to bolster your party, learn new skills and pursue your dreams of freedom and liberty.
As the release of Shores Unknown appears on the horizon, Lead Developer Ilya Rudnev said:
“We’d like to thank all our followers, old and new, for their support. We’ve put a lot of time and effort – and all our hearts – into making Shores Unknown, and we hope you’ll enjoy finally being able to play it as much as we enjoyed making it.
And this being an Early Access title, we also look forward to your feedback and hope that your participation will allow us to polish the game into a truly remarkable experience.
Early next year, prepare to begin your journey to Shores Unknown!”
Shores Unknown will be available in Early Access on PC via Steam in February 2021, with a Nintendo Switch version planned post-full release.
Features of Shores Unknown:
Gridless tactical turn-based combat – take your time to assess the situation and command your characters in the Order Phase, then watch your strategy come to life during the Action Phase as the characters maneuver around the battlefield and carry out their orders.
Adaptive character advancement system – characters learn new skills and unlock new classes depending on their equipment and combat choices.
Deep party customization options – allow the player to build the perfect mercenary team of their choice, allowing full control over equipment and skills used by each character.
Vibrant world – rendered in low-poly stylistic full of little details to immerse yourself in. Explore the various locations of the game, interact with dozens of characters and uncover the secrets of the Shores.
Vallynne’s development team brings with them a breadth of industry experience, helping to drive their vision for Shores’ unique, genre-defining gameplay. Writers Oli Chance and Morgan Rushton are crafting the narrative; they have previously worked on several Final Fantasy titles, as well as the Ni No Kuni and Dragon Quest series. The composer, Claudi Martinez, brings his keen ear and experience in sound design from notable projects such as Kingdom of Loot.
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Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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