The Darkish Souls-inspired Chinese language recreation has a novel tackle the New 12 months.
Black Myth: Wukong has launched a modern new Chinese language New 12 months trailer, celebrating the incoming 12 months of the Ox as solely a Darkish Souls-inspired, Chinese language mythology-based recreation may. Whereas the trailer was created simply to have a good time the New 12 months, and would not symbolize the plot or bosses of the particular recreation, it is nonetheless an amazing take a look at how the Black Fable’s premise and fight may play out.
As defined by Forbes, the opening textual content to the video reads: “Because the Mouse offers technique to the Ox, now we have a rising expertise and pressure. Here’s a little tune for you, avid gamers expensive, might you’ve a affluent yr.” The video finishes with the tagline, “be robust like a bull.”
The video showcases a two-headed rat monster that protagonist Wu Kong the Monkey King vanquishes, representing a yr that most individuals would in all probability be more than pleased to brutally homicide. The rat monster is then changed by a hulking ox-headed beast, symbolising the incoming yr. The trailer comes with the disclaimer that these ideas have been created only for Chinese language New 12 months, so do not anticipate them to finish up within the completed recreation.
Recreation Science is a Chinese language indie studio that beforehand developed Art of War: Red Tides. Whereas nonetheless little recognized within the West, Black Fable: Wukong has already attracted plenty of consideration and hype due to its flashy trailers and funky idea.
Sadly Black Fable: Wukong is not due out this yr, with its unfastened launch date at present scheduled for 2023. Within the meantime, take a look at the sport’s 13-minute announcement trailer for extra of the sport’s fight and distinctive tackle a traditional Chinese language story.