Made by Ultima Underworld 1 & 2 creators, it promises to be the sequel the series deserved.
Not many know about OtherSide Entertainment yet the team behind it has very important names for the history of PC gaming: founded by Paul Neurath and with Warren Spector as Studio Director, this company is literally a rebirth of the old Looking Glass Studios, a game developer that has an history of masterpiece games like System Shock 1 & 2, Thief 1 & 2 and Ultima Underworld 1 & 2.
Underworld Ascendant is OtherSide's current project and also the reason why the company was founded. This game is a sequel to Ultima Underworld games and it will bring back the player to the Stygian Abyss, an immense dungeon which is considered the most evil and darkest place in the island of Avatar.
As the previous games, Underworld is a first person dungeon crawler and developers promise that the player will be free to choose how to go trought the game, experimenting with skill and magic as well with the enviroment, interacting with it in creative ways. A neat feature are the added stealth mechanics, which increase even more the variety of the game.
Undeworld Ascendant looks like a very immersive an intersting game to keep an eye on, it has the potential to be an unexpected masterpiece as well as a disappointment. The game will be out in September 2018 on PC and the Steam webpage is already available, down below you can watch the latest E3 trailer.
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