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Hades II shows gameplay footage in extensive stream

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Supergiant Games gave an extensive insight into the sequel to their hit game Hades yesterday. In a three-hour livestream, they presented the game mechanics, new features and the design of the characters in Hades II. The creative minds behind the game, Greg Kasavin and Amir Rao, introduced Melinoë , the new protagonist. She is the sister of Zagreus, the protagonist of the first game.

Although Hades II follows on directly from the first part, Kasavin and Rao emphasized that no previous knowledge is necessary Players can enjoy the rogue-like without knowing the first game or Greek mythology. However, fans of the first game will discover “delightful allusions” throughout the game

Melinoë, a witch and assassin, differs significantly from Zagreus in her play style. She is skillful with her staff and masters magic The developers also showed new gods such as Apollo and returning deities such as Aphrodite and Demeter New resources and different game environments were also introduced

The version shown is part of the technical testing of Hades II, so some environments and elements may be subject to change before the final release. Interested parties can see this for themselves by registering for the test via Steam 

 

Supergiant Games plans to make quick corrections based on player feedback. The goal is to get the game into Early Access soon, which is expected this spring.

Background on Hades

Hades has already been released in 2020. In the action-packed roguelike game, players control Zagreus, the son of Hades, on his escape from the underworld. The game is characterized by dynamic hack-and-slash combat and a profound narrative. The game changes with every playthrough, ensuring a high level of replayability.

The title was widely praised for its innovative mechanics and captivating story and laid the foundation for the sequel.

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