There’s no such thing as too much when it comes to open world RPG-action games. The freedom to construct a virtual character, explore fantastical territories, unleash havoc upon threatening foes, turn corrupted nations into conquered realms, and more is what French indie developer SolarFall Games had in mind when starting work on their first project, Umbra. Even the response on Kickstarter has been overwhelming as the developer has just recently achieved funding to help complete the game.
The story takes place in a corrupted world beginning to falling apart. Players become a former officer of army of the Human Republic, forced to flee the death penalty imposed on him because of the magic powers unwillingly built-up by the character. After being tracked down by humans, then hunted by the monsters of the wild, the man on the run is recruited by a mysterious group of Templars. Thus he embarks on a grand journey across feral landscapes to fight mutated monsters, and discover the terrible secret of the extinguishing mankind.
By mixing the freedom of Skyrim, the action style of Diablo 3, the ambience of the original Diablo, the graphical power of Crysis, and adding their own features on top of all that, the creative team at SolarFall Games forms together a title full of intense action, rich landscapes, epic storytelling, and exceptional gameplay!
In addition to staying true to the classic genre, Umbra adds several features that change the face of the game. Players can build a house by gathering materials in the world their characters exist in, and by exploring and experimenting they get rewarded with new powers. All the in-depth environments, gorgeous backgrounds and particle effects were made thanks to the next-gen technology of the CryEngine. As a result the images and video footage are nothing shy of spectacular. The game also features a distinctive mechanic called Apocalyptic Form that allows players to shape shift into a highly customized character! And thanks to SolarFall Games’ complex crafting mini-game and their housing module players will be able to make the adventure feel like THEIR adventure!
The Kickstarter page supplies a vast amount of details to expect in Umbra such as character building, quests, magic, skills, stats, enemies, housing, crafting and weaponry.
Here’s a mere handful of what’s to be included for gamers:
–Solo and Multiplayer support
–Free character development – no class limitation
–Featuring the powerful Kythera AI system
–Large amount of weapons, armors and magic effects
–Advanced craft system – build your own weapons and armors
–Cook your own potions
–Build your own house and showcase your gears
–Mature story and quests
–Discover mysteries of Umbra universe and develop amazing new powers!
–And much more exclusive content to reveal soon !
Help shape the future of Umbra!
Kickstarter Page: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1062682568/umbra/description
Main Website: http://www.umbragame.com/