Ash of Gods seemed actually good when it was revealed in 2018: “A game about angels and free will that appears like The Banner Saga” is how we described it, and that seems like an attention-grabbing thought to me. It was renamed barely to Ash of Gods: Redemption when it launched on Steam in March of that yr, which was fortuitous as a result of it simplifies the naming course of for the follow-up, revealed at the moment as Ash of Gods: The Method.
Ash of Gods: The Method tells the story of Finn, who should defend his homeland from an invading enemy—the identical enemy who destroyed his residence and killed his household years earlier. Like its predecessor, the brand new game options card-based fight utilizing decks of warriors, weapons, and spells taken from throughout 4 totally different factions, which may be expanded and upgraded by way of main event battles. Ash of Gods: The Method just isn’t a direct sequel, nonetheless: It takes place 20 years after the occasions of Ash of Gods: Redemption and options some characters from that game, however there are not any direct story connections and its card-based mechanics are separate and distinct.
RPG components additionally function prominently: Over the course of the game, “you’ll meet new characters, have conversations, and make choices that can have an effect on the destiny of all the world,” and victory or defeat towards main enemy characters will change the course of the story. And naturally, what begins out as a easy story of excellent versus evil is probably not as black and white because it first seems.
“The story facilities on younger Finn who is shipped on a harmful mission that might cease a murderous struggle,” the Ash of Gods: The Method Steam web page says. “However on his journey he’ll study that a few of his enemies are fairly totally different from what he’s been informed. There will probably be arduous choices to make and Finn should reside with the implications. Along with the non-linear primary plot, informed by way of (absolutely voice acted) cutscenes and conversations, there are additionally facet quests to discover.”
Ash of Gods: The Method is about to return out on April 27, however you will get a way of what it is all about straight away by way of Ash of Gods: The Method Prologue, a free demo that features the primary act of the total game.