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Hellraid

Hellraid trailer looks sufficiently hellish and raid-like

7:00 PM on 05.08.2013 // Alasdair Duncan
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Techland's followup to Dead Island

Phew.... wonder what Warren Spector makes of this then? When Hellraid lead producer Marcin Kruczkiewicz tells Eurogamer that the game is "made by guys in their 30's," he's not wrong. You can see the influence of a game like Hexen and old-school first-person fantasy games, even more modern titles like Dark Messiah too.

Whilst the setting doesn't look amazingly original, the gameplay might have some neat hooks. Hellraid will feature four distinct but familiar classes: warrior, mage, paladin, and rogue. It'll be really interesting to see how much the game's co-op will focus on working together and using each class' unique "interlocking abilities." An old-school, hack-and -slash game with co-op? Now you've got me interested.



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Hellraid


  Sep 18

A bunch of skeletons explode in the first 20 minutes of Hellraid

Footage of the hack-and-slash title running on a new engine


  Apr 30

Techland pushing Hellraid to PS4 and Xbox One

You'll also be able to find Skeleton Island on PC


  Oct 30

Hellraid won't be ready in time for release this year

Techland is going for the when-it's-done approach


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