Have you ever played DoomRL? If you have there is some good news because the devs behind the top-down rogue-like Doom game now have a new project in the works entitled Jupiter Hell. Blood, gore, heavy metal and shotguns are more than present in Jupiter Hell, which seeks votes on Greenlight.
I’m a big fan of Doom and I like a lot of FPS games dealing with blasting down an onslaught of enemies with heavy music like FFDP or Slipknot. Furthermore, I don’t mind top-down shooters either. Well, developers Chaos Forge want to continue their work from DoomRL, and carry it over to their new game called Jupiter Hell, which its official description reading…
“Jupiter Hell is a tactical turn-based roguelike game in a 90’s flavored sci-fi universe, from the studio that brought you Doom the Roguelike. Set on the moons of Jupiter, the game pits a lone space marine against overwhelming demonic forces. Rip and tear undead, demons and unmentionable monstrosities, using classic weaponry including shotguns, chainguns, railguns and the trusty chainsaw. All to the shine of CRT monitors and the tune of heavy metal!”
Unmentionable monstrosities… I love it.
Furthermore, the game will also feature the good old days of ASCII mode, you know the mode where you play as letters like in the old DOS game Dracula in London? Yeah, that mode is in Jupiter Hell.
But enough of me talking about the game and on with the video trailer for Jupiter Hell, which can be seen below thanks to ChaosForge YouTube channel.
If you feel that the above Greenlight trailer didn’t provide enough gameplay footage or information the official Kickstarter video holds even more info regarding the game. You can check out the video below if you want.
I don’t know how true this is, and I’ve been looking all over and haven’t seen any confirmations, but I keep seeing people say that John Carmack (the one who helped John Romero make the classic FPS game Doom) helped backed Jupiter Hell on Kickstarter, not sure if that is true or not but I thought it was worth a mention.
Getting back on track, hopefully the devs can fix up the animations and polish them better, although I hear that they are working on them as we speak. Moreover, you can help support this game by heading on over to Steam Greenlight or Kickstarter, or you can learn more about the devs by hitting up chaosforge.org.