Fallen Legion: Revenants Coming Early 2021

Published: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 11:26 | By: Trevor Whalen
Release Window Revealed at New Game Plus

During the New Game Plus Expo today, NIS America and YummyYummyYummy, Inc. showed off a trailer for Fallen Legion: Revenants.

It appears to be a sidescrolling brawler with role-playing game elements, and in it you play as two characters: Lucien and Rowena.

 
 

The two characters seem to have very different gameplay styles. Lucien, a politician, will be focused on alchemy and stealth - an odd gameplay. As him, you make potions and items while also sneaking around. While playing as him, you can perform stealth moves, like pick-pocketing guards.

Meanwhile, Rowena, a revenant, commands a group of "legendary Exemplars" in real-time battles. Quite a change from Lucien!

So where will these two characters be either making potions or commanding Exemplars? Fallen Legion: Revenants will take place in a floating castle, called Welkin Castle. The world below has been covered in miasma and is filled with mutant beasts, corrupted by a plague. Things aren't great in the floating castle, either, as it's being controlled by a tyrant. In fact, this is why Lucien and Rowena team up - to overthrow this overlord.

There will be dialogue gameplay within the castle, and through you can influence the direction of the game's stories and its characters.

Fallen Legion: Revenants is coming early 2021 for the PS4 and Switch.

For a more in-depth look at the game, check out the trailer from the New Games Plus expo below:


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I'm a fan of stealth, but I don't get that a stealth guy can also be mixing potions. I mean, a mage-rogue kind of character sounds cool, but has it ever been done before? Come to think of it, though: a thief mixing his own invisibility potions...that has potential!

Want to influence events in the floating castle in the sky, overthrowing its tyrant as the world below is in chaos? Want to take control of two characters with wildly different styles? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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I am a lifelong, enthusiastic gamer, freelance writer and editor, blogger, and Thief FM aficionado. I think that exploration-heavy, open-ended first-person games are the best vehicle for story-telling, with the finest Thief missions leading the pack.