Systemic Reaction’s open-world rogue-lite Ravenbound received a new trailer at the PC Gaming World 2023 Preview. While it didn’t offer any revelations compared to the previous deep dive, the combat and world still look pretty good. Check it out below.
As a Vessel for the Raven, players traverse five regions of the world through various doors. Only one is available from the outset, and as you clear enemies and explore landmarks, new weapons, equipment, and artifacts become available. Towns also exist to provide weapon and armor upgrades, but once you’ve obtained three keys, you can go straight to the boss’s tomb.
Death will send the player back to the starting area, where they can choose from new Vessels, each with unique traits and weapons. While story details are relatively ambiguous, the main antagonist seems to be a mysterious force called The Hatred. How players will stop it remains to be seen.
Ravenbound is coming to PC via Steam, with a closed beta arriving sometime in the future. Stay tuned for more updates in the meantime.