On the horizon of the gaming world comes an exhilarating new adventure, a virtual reality archery game steeped in Nordic mythology, Ashen Arrows. Slated for release on Steam on June 12, this game brings an immersive experience combining roguelike elements and wave-defense gameplay, set against the backdrop of the ancient Norse world.
Ashen Arrows, developed by Rusty Pipes Games, invites players into a realm inspired by the rich tapestry of Nordic folklore. It is an epic quest where players must hold their ground against relentless waves of enemies, using various skills, arrow types, modifiers, and strategic tactics to defend their base.
Featuring an intriguing story-driven Saga mode, the game allows players to delve deep into the game’s lore while battling foes. The game also introduces a randomized Bastion mode, designed to ramp up the challenge and increase replayability for players seeking endless thrills.
Moreover, for those who enjoy teaming up with friends in the virtual world, Ashen Arrows comes with a cooperative gameplay mode. Together, players can face the imminent threats and prevent the foretold cataclysm, Ragnarök, from consuming their world.
Not only can players exhibit their archery skills, but they can also customize their Viking characters to their liking. Each player can create a unique personality, adding to the immersive and personalized experience the game promises.
The game’s maps are equally impressive, offering a variety of diverse and captivating landscapes to explore. Whether it’s a dense forest, a frost-ridden tundra, or a menacing mountain peak, each locale presents challenges and opportunities for strategic gameplay.
Below you can find the Early Access trailer: