Karnage Chronicles has just been released on Steam as Early Access Game! Developed by Nordic Trolls, Karnage Chronicles is an episodic action RPG title for the HTC Vive, where player will be unreveling their past, and shape their present as they vanquish the enemies in this high fantasy epic.
What path will you choose when your world is under siege? In Karnage Chronicles you play a Murkwraith on a mission to defeat enemies of the lands and restore order onto the world, in a high fantasy epic where good and evil are mere shades of the same color. Where you come from, and what is your purpose, are questions you’ll need to uncover to shape your future.
The current version of the game will provide 2 to 4 hours of gameplay, according to the developer. This includes a region with 3 play areas, with unique monsters and boss encounters. Nordic Trolls state that they are looking to add more contents over the Early Access period, such as additional classes, RPG elements etc, and the final game is expected to have 10+ hours of gameplay. Oculus Rift support will also be added in the future as well.
Karnage Chronicles is set to take advantage of room-scale play area, as you block, deflect and swing your weapons in sweeping motion, while you deal with the enemies attacks, such as taking cover or dodging them.
Karnage Chronicles offer various classes, each utilizing different play style. For now, you can choose between a Warrior or an Archer, with Mage and Cleric scheduled for implementation in the future.
Karnage Chronicles is set to be in Early Access for a maximum of 9 months. Do expect the full launch version to feature 2 extra classes, additional RPG elements, game difficulty settings, village hub, Steam Trading Cards, Steam Achievements and even full 1-4 player co-op!
One important thing to note about this game here is that chapters after Early Access launch will be added as paid DLC. Players who buy in to Early Access will get the 2nd chapter included in their purchase before the game reaches full launch.