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July 19, 2021 – London, United Kingdom – Older souls, the upcoming soul-like boss-rush game from indie publisher, United Label, has just released an epic new animated trailer, illustrating a taste of the brutal combat that awaits you. Rightly titled “At the Door of Death”, this latest cutscene offers a glimpse of the vast and menacing Citadel, inhabited by the calamitous Old Gods. Older souls arrives on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on July 29, 2021.
Created by the independent development team, Fallen Flag Studios, Older souls is a fiercely challenging pixel-art boss-rush game with a focus on fast-paced melee combat. Players must explore the Consecrated Citadel, dripping with superb 16-bit attention to detail, in search of the Old Gods – and engage in savage soul-inspired combat, where every moment counts.
Focus only on the toughest and most engaging fights – The bosses! – each very old god presents a new and unique challenge for the player. The victors can claim the heavenly powers of the god to unlock a wide range of unique talents and abilities, ready to customize their own personalized fighting style from a multitude of combinations.
Deep in the labyrinthine passages of the world, players will also encounter intriguing NPCs, fascinating questlines, and a series of ominous mysteries, as they slowly uncover the truth behind the Old Gods and their centuries-old imprisonment.
- Fierce, swift and soul-inspired combat
- A series of particularly stimulating Boss-Rush fights
- A cast of intriguing NPCs and challenging questlines
- Glorious pixel-perfect graphic style dripping with superb attention to detail
- Expanded skill tree resulting in a multitude of ability combinations for a fully customizable fighting style
Older souls arrives on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC on July 29, 2021 and can be added to Steam Wishlists and the GOG wishlists now.
For more information on Older souls, please visit unitedlabelgames.com/eldest-souls, the official Facebook page and the official website Twitter. The press kit for the announcement is available here.
About United Label
Founded in 2018, United Label is a publishing house specializing in very ambitious and lovingly crafted video game titles. RÃ¶ki, the studio’s inaugural release, received critical acclaim when it launched in late 2020 and was nominated for Best âFirst Indie Gameâ at the Game Awards and Baftas. This year will see the release of Eldest Souls, a pixel-art boss-rush game, and Tails of Iron, an amazing hack-n-slash action RPG. Our goal is to work with both highly experienced teams and passionate start-ups, providing them with an editorial structure to succeed. For more information on United Label Games, please visit www.unitedlabelgames.com.
About Fallen Flag Studio
Fallen Flag Studio was founded by Francesco Barsotti and Jonathan Costantini after taking a break from their third year in college to devote full time to developing âEldest Souls,â their first soul-like pixel art title. . The two met in high school in their hometown of Rome, Italy, where the idea of ââmaking games was born. They left for college and studied game programming at the University of Derby in the UK. At a free Intel event in London, they teamed up with composer and sound designer Sergio Ronchetti. Eldest Souls is the debut title from Fallen Flag Studio, a team of motivated Derby-based individuals who strive to bring a unique new twist to the souls genre.
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