Metal: Hellsinger is mixing up the hellspawn-slaying first-person shooter style with a twist: It’s additionally a rhythm recreation.
The new shooter, which is coming to PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One — in addition to next-generation consoles — someday in 2021, challenges gamers to shoot on the beat of a heavy metallic soundtrack. The recreation’s Steam web page describes Metal: Hellsinger as a “passion project” from David Goldfarb, recreation director on Payday 2 and lead designer on Battlefield 3 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and the studio he co-founded, The Outsiders.
As a part-demon, part-human character recognized (type of) as The Unknown, the “more in sync you are with the rhythm, the more intense the music will become and the more destruction you will cause,” the game’s Steam listing says. You’ll shoot and slice to unique metallic music that includes vocals from Matt Heafy of Trivium, Mikael Stanne of Dark Tranquillity, Björn Strid of Soilwork, and Alissa White-Gluz of Arch Enemy. Voice actor Troy Baker (The Last of Us) will narrate the sport’s story.
Polygon may have extra on Metal: Hellsinger on Thursday.
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