Who would’ve thought that card video games would grow to be such a phenomenon within the trendy gaming zeitgeist, eh? Sure, in case you’re something like me, you might need a giant ol’ tender spot for deck-building roguelikes like Slay The Spire, Cross Blitz, Monster Prepare or Rise Of The Slime. And now, you’ll be able to add yet another to the burgeoning card-battling sub-genre: Griftlands.

Developed by Canadian outfit Klei Leisure – a well-established studio with a wealthy historical past creating an eclectic number of indie hits like Don’t Starve, N+, Mark Of The Ninja and Invisible Inc. – Griftlands is a sci-fi deck-builder roguelike with RPG parts. Take a look at the sport’s newest launch trailer down beneath:

As you’ll be able to see, Griftlands presents tactical turn-based gameplay intermixed with a robust narrative focus. You’ll battle difficult bosses, construct a crew, grasp a whole lot of playing cards, make essential consequential choices and discover a mysterious sci-fi world. Right here’s the rundown courtesy of the sport’s official Steam web page:

Griftlands is a deck-building rogue-like the place you combat and negotiate your manner by way of a broken-down sci-fi world. Each resolution is essential, be it the roles you are taking, the buddies you make, or the playing cards you accumulate. Demise comes shortly, however every play presents new conditions and techniques to discover.

Play as Sal, Rook, or Smith. Three distinctive character campaigns with their very own specialised decks, skills and maps to discover. Sal is an adventurer out for revenue and revenge. Rook is an ageing spy working his personal agenda. Smith is an idle idler who would possibly simply save the world. Every playable character’s story takes place in a novel surroundings, with totally different factions and areas to discover and exploit.

However inform us, will you be choosing up Griftlands? Or will you be giving it a large berth? Shuffle your decks within the traditional place down beneath.

Griftlands is on the market now for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Swap and PC.


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