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A warrior speaks to another, who says that someone, or something, wants to speak with one who has devoured the heart of a Mage.

Salt And Sacrifice is a 2D sidescroller about battering via a gothic, interconnected world stuffed with cursed, formidable monsters. It’s Dark Soulsy, from its ability system to its co-op summons to your customized character being some kind of indebted legal.

It additionally now has a launch date: May tenth, in response to a brand new trailer under.

As properly as having the ability to summon friends to assist, S&S additionally has PvP in which you’ll invade different participant’s video games and hunt them down. It actually is Dark Soulsy, I’m not making this up.

It hopefully will get away with its similarities by executing properly on all these concepts. Our Ed has already had a go on a construct of Salt And Sacrifice, calling it a worthy successor to its predecessor in his preview.

Salt And Sacrifice has ‘regular’ boss fights, with hulking brutes that’ll block your path until you deal with them – for example, I confronted off towards a big lad with a whopping nice axe – however there are Hunts too, which have you ever comply with a wispy, darkish path in the hunt for a strong mage. In my case, I wanted to devour the guts of a pyromancer named “Arzhan-Tin”, who engulfed Ashbourne Village in fireplace. Come on Tinny, there’s simply no want for that.

That predecessor was Salt And Sanctuary, which Alec favored other than some infuriatingly sudden deaths. The two video games have related sufficient names that I’ve obtained their order combined up about 4 instances whereas penning this publish. They ought to have named the sequel Vengeance And Vinegar.

Salt And Sacrifice will launch May tenth completely through the Epic Games Store, the place it’s going to price $20. Presumably it’s going to arrive on Steam a yr after that.