Greetings, courageous warriors! With the discharge of Asterigos: Curse of the Stars on PlayStation simply across the nook, we’d wish to inform you a bit of extra concerning the gameplay, areas, and monsters. These insights will put together you for the areas and enemies that await you in Asterigos: Curse of the Stars, so that you might be prepared for battle when the time comes.
The world of Asterigos
The Metropolis of Aphes is gorgeous in its grandeur and expanse. From the outskirts and marketplaces to army academies and shimmering mines, every zone on the earth will give you a singular visible expertise, difficult battles, and boss encounters.
Beneath the town you will see a singular hub that connects all areas of the world collectively and is the place to begin in your journey. Shelter presents Hilda a spot the place she will be able to return and be protected. Right here you may take new quests from the Adherents, make use of the doc archives, the vaults, discuss to the blacksmiths, go to retailers, and even discover a sparring associate in case you want coaching!
There’s additionally lots to do within the Shelter, and as you progress by means of the sport, you’ll uncover extra alternatives. We would like gamers to have a way of a ‘common connection’ as they discover it. So, it’s not only a place the place you teleport or load out and in, however the place the place the actual exploration of the town begins.
Monsters of Asterigos: Ethrus, the Darkish Cult
The streets of the town are crammed with hazard round each nook. Every metropolis quarter, together with the encircling areas, is occupied by a number of distinctive and lethal foes, every with their very own particular talents and look. Let’s speak about one of many enemy factions, The Darkish Cult Ethrus.
These cultists stray from the doctrine of the Gods of Stars, they consider that solely an enchantment to the wild hearts of the beasts can save them from damnation. To take action, they carry out a magical “Ritual of Sublimation” which transforms them into werewolves and different legendary creatures. The ritual permits them to make use of the powers of the beasts: the power of bulls, the sharp fangs and claws of wolves or the swift wings of birds.
Utilizing Starite – the magical mineral that was used to empower many issues in lifetime of Aphesians – some cultists can create highly effective spells, akin to chain fireballs and even shockwaves. Bear in mind to be extraordinarily cautious when traversing the town as cultists usually ambush or assault from the blind spots. In addition they are likely to run in teams, making them much more tough to battle.
Adjusting the battle model
Hilda is masterful and wields six weapons: The sword and protect, magic employees, daggers, enchanted bracelets, battle hammer, and spear. She will use any two weapons concurrently in battle and alter them on the go relying on the state of affairs. Every weapon has its respective benefits and drawbacks. For instance, when combating enemies armed with small weapons, utilizing a protect towards them offers you a bonus, as it could possibly simply block these assaults.
Nonetheless, a warfare hammer will probably be far more practical than a sword towards these wielding a protect or robust armor, as its highly effective blows can simply penetrate your opponent’s defenses.
You need to use any mixture of all of the weapons accessible to Hilda to higher adapt to the state of affairs on the battlefield. However most significantly, it is possible for you to to create your individual fight model by using the distinctive options and enhancements of the totally different weapons!
Descending into the depths
Throughout her journey, Hilda won’t solely discover the floor of the Metropolis of Aphes, but in addition descend into historic caves stuffed with thriller and peril, the place the locals mined the magical mineral Starite. These crystallised minerals shine and emit an illuminating mild, just like the very stars themselves, thus the caves obtained its identify – The Glittering Deeps.
The historical past of Glittering Deeps is so historic that even the fashionable historic chronicles of Aphes have did not hint it. There are even historic ruins within the depths that trace that there was as soon as one other, even older metropolis on the website of modern-day Aphes. With so many mysteries round them, the Glittering Deeps is a Hazardous place for adventurers.
Monsters of the Deeps
Within the deepest hole there’s a magical anomaly that causes many cliffs to return to life and behave with hostility to anybody who dares to trespass right here. Along with the stone creatures, there are additionally ‘crystallised monsters’ dwelling right here. Their look blends properly with their environment they usually pose an actual hazard, lurking among the many crystals, stalking their subsequent prey.
Certainly one of these terrifying creatures known as Breathless.
Breathless is a fearsome stone creature, possessing a really exhausting and durable physique and in a position to harness the magical energy of the tranquilite, of which his physique can also be partly shaped. This monster is harmful not solely in shut fight, but in addition in ranged fight. It could strike with its big stone arms, in addition to unleashing a barrage of varied projectiles: homing missiles, cannon beams, or exploding rocks.
His solely weak spot is the being’s gradual motion and the way its each assault takes time to organize. You’ll be smart to make the most of this!
Set out on an journey and forge your legacy
Asterigos: Curse of the Stars arrives on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on October 11, and you may pre-order it in the present day! Gamers who pre-order the sport will be capable to begin taking part in three days earlier on October 8, in addition to obtain further bonuses akin to unique armor and a set of trinkets to energy up your character within the early sport.