Remnant: From the Ashes Announced

Perfect World Entertainment and Gunfire Games sent over a press release earlier today announcing Remnant: From the Ashes, a co-op friendly, third-person, and post-apocalyptic shooter/RPG crossbreed that sounds like it might have something of a Hellgate: London vibe, albeit with conventional weapons. The press release doesn't mention "role-playing", but it is clear that there is a heavy amount of character customization and development along with a robust crafting system. Let's begin with the announcement trailer:



And then move on to the details:
RISE UP! PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES REMNANT: FROM THE ASHES

Gunfire Games Developing Survival-Action Shooter Set in Post-Apocalyptic, Dynamically Generated Worlds with up to Four-Player Co-op

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – July 12, 2018 – Today, Perfect World Entertainment, Inc., a leading publisher of live service games, announced Remnant: From the Ashes. In development by Gunfire Games, the studio behind Darksiders 3, Remnant: From the Ashes is a survival-action shooter featuring dynamic worlds, intense combat and strategic co-op. The game transports players to a bleak future where Earth has been overrun by extradimensional beings. Humanity's last hope for survival is to flee to alternate dimensions for safety, and to uncover what these mysterious beings are after. Remnant: From the Ashes is scheduled to release in 2019 on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation®4.

“Perfect World Entertainment jumped at the opportunity to partner with Gunfire Games,” said Yoon Im, senior vice president of publishing at Perfect World Entertainment. “Their deep expertise in creating fantastical worlds, steeped in rich sci-fi themes make them the perfect partner to expand our company’s portfolio of live service games. Remnant: From the Ashes will deliver a unique, dynamic world that provides an infinite number of ways to explore and combat enemies. We know players will love our twist on the survival-action genre.”

“Remnant: From the Ashes is about working together to build something bigger than yourself, and that idea is core to our approach to the game,” said David Adams, co-founder of Gunfire Games. “Perfect World Entertainment has been supportive of our pursuit to develop a game with a robust co-op experience. The company’s live service knowledge coupled with our signature gameplay and world building, enables us to develop an immersive world that we hope players will enjoy solo or together, for years to come.”

Remnant: From the Ashes is a third-person survival-action game set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by mythical creatures. Players build characters to suit their individual playstyle and survive the perils of diverse and deadly environments, alone or alongside a team of up to three other players. The game offers unique, customizable gameplay experience filled with intense shooting, melee combat, gear and weapon crafting, character progression, deadly enemies, epic bosses and dynamically-generated levels that offer an infinite number of ways to explore.

FIGHT. ADAPT. OVERCOME. – Each world will present new challenges and perils to overcome. Throughout their journey, players will encounter dozens of monsters unique to each environment. Fight tooth-and-nail against creatures both big and small - from towering behemoths the size of buildings to countless hordes of small, deadly terrors. Adapt… or die trying.
EXPLORE FANTASTIC, TERRIFYING REALMS – Explore beautiful, dynamically-generated worlds – each with their own unique creatures and environmental challenges. Gain experience and adapt new strategies to survive the dangers of each world.
CRAFT. UPGRADE. SPECIALIZE. – Band together with others to improve chances of survival. Protect and befriend skilled tradesmen and offer them the safety of a home base. In turn, they will offer valuable skills and resources for upgrades, crafting and enhancements for weapons and gear.
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS – The Root are ruthless and deadly. To stand a chance, players will need help - they need a Team. In Remnant: From the Ashes, players can group with up to three other survivors. There are multiple hero archetypes to choose from, each designed with unique skills and advantages to help the group survive.

Remnant: From the Ashes will make its public debut with fully playable hands-on demos at Gamescom (August 21 – 25, 2018) & PAX West (August 31 – September 3, 2018). Visit the Perfect World Entertainment booth to play the first demo and meet development team members.
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