by Howie Howard
Old-School FPS Dread Templar Coming This Fall
1C Entertainment has announced the old-school first person shooter Dread Templar as the newest addition to their game line-up. Developed by indie studio T19 Games, Dread Templar is planned for Early Access release this coming Fall for PC and other digital platforms. The game is slated for full release in 2022.
Dread Templar is a fast-paced retro first person shooter that is heavily inspired by 1990s classic shooters such as Doom, Quake and Hexen. The game combines elements from both eras with fast-paced game play, dashing, head shots and bullets timed so that you can enjoy an old-school shooter in a modern fashion!
Take on the persona of a Dread Templar seeking revenge deep inside an evil realm. Explore the levels and solve puzzles to find hidden weapons and upgrades. Face hordes of demons and bloodthirsty fiends using a rich arsenal of katana swords, firearms, and infernal weapons to be turned in to the scariest thing in Hell. Gain Dread Powers and customize your skills according to your play style and they will help in your battle against dark forces.
Dread Templar uses elements from both retro and modern FPS classic shooters such as fast-paced game play, dashing, head shots and bullet timing so you can enjoy old-school shooting games in a modern way.
Customized weapon skills to fit your own play style which will enable you to fight against various demon hordes.
More than 10 types of weapons in the game including katana swords, firearms and infernal guns.
Explore secret places while solving interesting puzzles to get rewards.
Handmade retro art style means all elements in the game including weapons, demons, and levels are done in a retro pixel art style reminiscent of 1990s shooters.
The new Dread Templar has the potential to be an exciting addition to the first person shooter genre for those of us that long for the era of classic shooting games. I'm certainly excited about this one!