Kids With Sticks are a small team of veterans with experience working on triple-A games like The Witcher 2, Dying Light, and Hellraid: The Escape. 505 Games, the publisher behind the game, are known for titles such as Death Stranding (PC), Ghostrunner, and Abzu.
The Game Crater was fortunate enough to preview the game in early access. “Rogue Spirit is a flawed albeit fun roguelike. It features numerous unique mechanics such as the ability to possess your enemies dead bodies, but these do little to alleviate its various shortcomings.” Fortunately, there have been countless updates since the release, and the game has come a very long way. You can check out our full preview here.
What is Rogue Spirit?
Embark on a spirited adventure in Rogue Spirit, a 3D action rogue-lite game inspired by anime. You assume the role of the Ghost of the Prince of the Kingdom of Midra and engage in a battle against the malevolent force that has tainted the land. To prevail, you must commandeer enemy characters and assimilate their distinctive abilities. With various playstyles to master, enhancing your expertise, and being able to adapt to a constantly changing world, Rogue Spirit promises an immersive experience.
You can expect the game to offer:
Action gameplay with stealth elements in a rogue-lite game loop.
18 characters with different abilities, weapons and playstyles.
10 procedurally-generated levels set in 5 different biomes.
Dozens of essences and skills, ensuring no two runs are the same.
Unlock permanent upgrades between runs to enhance your adventure.
Discover the legends and lore of the Kingdom of Midra.