Ashfall is an upcoming adventure shooter MMORPG whose design is set to give players the chance to save mankind in a post-apocalyptic world that respects Eastern culture, as well as Academy Award winner Hans. It also features music by Zimmer, Steve Mazzaro, and Inon Zulu of Fallout fame.
IGN recently partnered with Ashfall developer Legendary Star Studio for a gameplay showcase for Ashfall. This showcase featured the game in action and an interview with the person responsible for creating the game. You can watch the full Ashfall showcase below, then read on for the rest of the article to learn everything you need to know about the upcoming game.
What is Ashfall?
As previously mentioned, Ashfall is an adventure shooter MMORPG set in a post-apocalyptic world where an artificial intelligence uprising has brought humanity to the brink of extinction after a nuclear war. The few survivors have been forced to live underground for years, but it’s finally time for you and your friends to venture back into the world to save humanity.
“The Ashfall setting is focused on rebuilding,” said Ashfall designer Jesse. “The stage is a future world where artificial intelligence revolts and wages war against humanity. After the nuclear apocalypse, only ruins remain in the world. I have to leave the vault to find the
Ashfall will eventually come to consoles, while the MMO is set to release first on PC, iOS, and Android in 2023.
How Ashfall is different from other post-apocalyptic games
The post-apocalyptic genre in the world of video games is a genre we’ve been to many times before, but Ashfall seems to stand out with its own take on Eastern culture and a focus on player freedom. increase.
“Ashfall is different from the great Wasteland-themed games that have come before, because we wanted players to have a new experience while playing,” says Jesse. “To that end, we have maximized the advantages of the project team and integrated some unique oriental atmospheres, such as various Chinese-style buildings, monsters, and folklore.”
The team at Legendary Star Studio also focuses on immersion, wanting players to feel like they’re actually part of the Ashfall world. This is done with motion capture, real-time weather systems, and exciting and meaningful combat situations. , an extensive character creator, and more.
Oh, wait until we hear more about the music and why it seems to elevate Ashfall even more.
The Ashfall soundtrack is co-produced by Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer and the legendary crew
The music may be one of Ashfall’s biggest selling points, as it’s produced by Academy Award winners Hans Zimmer, Inon Zah, and Steve Mazzarro. It helps bring out the heart and emotion of both the story and the world.
“Ashfall’s scope not only includes the post-apocalyptic world, but it also uses various unique elements of Eastern culture, giving us a lot of inspiration for this collaboration,” Zha said. “We believe this to be a very special and unique interpretation of the genre, using this music to bring new understandings and representations of the post-apocalyptic world, giving players around the world a taste of the game world.” We want to show our charm.”
This musical mission is completed by weaving music into all aspects of Ashfall and carefully crafting tracks for specific moments. Whether it’s going on quests, experiencing story moments, or simply exploring the wastelands.
“When it comes to music, we want to help everyone understand the world better through memorable and compelling melodies,” said Mazzarro. “Score accompanies everyone as they explore the world and embark on great adventures.
“Furthermore, our goal was to incorporate a number of unique instruments that functioned along with the game’s story and combat, so that when the music played, players could feel the intensity of the adventure even with their eyes closed. You will be able to experience
“We have always believed that the synergy between music and games is very meaningful. Music not only improves and completes the game itself, but it is the experience that combines art, game and music. Through our collaboration with Ashfall, we are very excited to bring the most immersive experience to everyone.”
Ashfall gameplay walkthrough introduces character creation, high-level play, and massive bosses
IGN’s Alan Wheeler was able to get hands-on with Ashfall to try out an ongoing MMO build. The Ashfall showcase allowed us to create characters and give fans a glimpse into low- and high-level gameplay. .
Ashfall wants to give you the tools to create a character called Wanderer. This is most representative of the characters you or you create and want to play for hours. In Character Creator, you start by building your character’s appearance. Then you have to choose what kind of wanderer you want to be.
These choices are manifested in the form of prototypes and traits. These serve as your class and specific traits that can give you a head start in the aspect of the game you want to improve.
Want to be a fast-talking and charming vagabond who can get the best discounts at any store? Use Wage Earner Prototype with Silver Tongue and Charmer Traits. Want a shootout in any situation? Select the Gunslinger Prototype with the Nine Lives and Bone Leader traits. There are many options, but this is just the beginning.As you level up, you can continue building your character you I want to play. There are more, but here’s the full list of prototypes and traits:
prototype: Wanderer, Sheriff, Scavenger, Mercenary, Wageman, Hunter, Gunslinger, Bodyguard, Assassin, Arms Dealer, Famous Hero, Average Joe
feature: Lucky One, Backup Dancer, Silver Tongue, Nine Lives, Nomad Gene, Charmer, Artisan, Bone Leader, Couch Potato, Mutation Prawn
After creating the character, Alan was introduced to Drorma, an elderly woman. Droruma needs help in wiping out the mutated bugs. There are dialogue choices and a narrator filling in even more of the story unfolding in front of you.
Now let’s take a look at the actual gameplay. Alan led the characters through the level to prevent Bugs from spiraling out of control. Ashfall is played from a third-person perspective, prompting the player to take cover while waiting for the perfect moment to strike. There are also combinations of shootouts, grenades, skills, and more.
We were then taken to a place called Iron Cage Cavern where we saw how playing with an AI partner worked. Alan was also given access to bigger and better guns such as sniper rifles and assault rifles. I had to defeat the teleport boss that was
In addition to the gameplay, a trailer is also available showing more of the open world and many zones for players to explore, such as deserts and beaches filled with shipwrecks. A boss battle with was also shown. It looks like a formidable foe worthy of gathering and defeating your best friends.
We still have a lot to reveal about Ashfall before it hits PC, iOS, and Android in 2023. We look forward to sharing all the new details as we get closer to launch!