A new cinematic was released for the upcoming game from former BioShock developers called City of Brass. The title is currently in development for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Hopefully they don’t follow Epic Games’ footsteps in not releasing on Steam.
The cinematic trailer starts with a first person look at a character walking up some steps, activating a lamp, unleashing a fire genie and then using a medallion to control it. You can check out the minute and a half long cinematic below, courtesy of MKIceandFire.
The genie becomes larger than life itself, erecting a tall city of brass at the behest of the conjuror. Inside the city, however, there appears to be an army of undead warriors that emerge, forcing the conjuror to whip out and sword and get to work.
The Persian-influenced aesthetic helps set the game apart from most other titles on the market with the exception of Mirage: Arcane Warfare.
The cinematic may have setup the theme of the game in a decent enough fashion, but it speaks nothing of the gameplay. Thankfully, the developers, Uppercut Games, have released a 48 second teaser for the actual in-game play and you can check that out below.
The gameplay trailer actually picks up right the cinematic laft off. We get to see some cool whip and saber gameplay, where the main character can throw objects at enemies, use a bit of parkour to scale the environment, and utilize the whip like a grappling hook. The game almost looks kind of fun.
It’s described as a first-person melee rogue-like. It’s possible to loot new gear, discover new items, and scour through the maze-like bazaars and tight alleyways of the middle-eastern city in search of ancient treasures.
City of Brass is scheduled to launch this fall on Steam, and sometime next year in 2018 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. You can keep track of development by visiting the official City of Brass website.