What is Darkblade Ascent

Darkblade Ascent is an exciting first-person, melee-focused roguelike RPG that offers endless hours of gameplay with its randomly generated loot, elaborate randomized stages, and hundreds of unique builds. With over 100 items and thousands of variations in terms of look and stats, players will never run out of new gear to discover and experiment with.

Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
Darkblade Ascent dungeon screenshot
FEATURES
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Randomly generated loot

Over 100 items with thousands of variations in terms of look and statistics.

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5 unique classes with individual talent trees

Complex unique classes that offer their own strengths & weaknesses. Choose the class that best fits your playstyle!

melee combat
Fluid & strategic melee combat with tight controls

Smooth, intuitive and strategic combat mechanics. Think critically and make tactical decisions to ensure your success.

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Unique enemies and bosses

A variety of powerful adversaries to encounter, each with individual characteristics and abilities. Use different strategies to defeat them.

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Randomized levels on every run

Elaborate randomized levels & maps that provide a unique and engaging playthrough.

persistent character progression
Persistent character progression

Improve your character over the course of each playthrough, with various perks from the talent tree, to enhance your experience.

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Near infinite replayability

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One of the standout features of Darkblade Ascent is its near-infinite replayability which is achieved through a variety of different game mechanics and persistent character progression. Additionally, the game boasts tight controls and reaction-based combat that will keep you on the edge at all times.

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Boss fights and challenging unique encounters

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Players will be required to utilize all of their skills and gear to emerge victorious. And with 5 classes (ultimates) that can be upgraded to be unique on each run, players will have plenty of opportunities to explore different playstyles and strategies.

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Powered by Unreal Engine 5's latest technologies

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We use Lumen for an immersive and realistic lighting ambiance and Nanite for stellar visuals with no performance impact. Overall, Darkblade Ascent is a must-play for fans of roguelike RPGs, offering a compelling and endlessly replayable experience with tight controls, exciting combat, and plenty of loot to discover.

FAQ
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What is the game genre?

Darkblade Ascent is a roguelike RPG with melee combat, procedurally generated loot and persistent character progression.

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Does the game have multiplayer?

No, the game is singleplayer for now. Probably after launch we will think about introducing a co-op feature.

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What platform will Darkblade Ascent be available on?

It is currently in development for PC only and will be available on Steam. Other platforms are also a possibility.

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What is the current phase of development?

We are currently working on Stage 2 of the game. We also launched our Demo on Steam in late July.

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When will the game be released?

Darkblade Ascent will be released in Q1 2024 if everything goes according to plan.

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Who is developing Darkblade Ascent?

Darkblade Ascent is developed by two brothers from Europe.

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What development engine do you use?

The game is being developed in Unreal Engine 5 taking advantage of latest UE 5 technologies such as Lumen and Nanite.

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