505 Games and OtherSide Entertainment have released the first trailer for Underworld Ascendant, the next project from the studio founded by iconic game developers Warren Spector (Ultima Underworld, System Shock, Deus Ex) and Paul Neurath (Ultima Underworld, Thief). Coming to PC in 2018, the Underworld Ascendant development team also includes writer and game director Joe Fielder (BioShock Infinite, Boom Blox) and lead designer Tim Stellmach (System Shock, System Shock 3, Thief).
In Underworld Ascendant, players will return to the breathtaking fantasy realm of The Stygian Abyss which is rife with danger and full of intrigue. Players will journey through the unfamiliar and unlock their creative potential in this action RPG designed to maximize player gameplay choice.
Watch the Underworld Ascendant first trailer below:
Also released is a brand new development diary that offers players and fans insight into the Improvisation Engine behind the game. It showcases a series of interwoven systems carefully crafted to give players freedom of choice in a truly immersive environment – and features interviews with Joe Fielder, Tim Stellmach and lead engineer Will Teixeira.
Watch the Underworld Ascendant Dev Diary #2 – Crafting an Immersive Sim video below: