Retrovibe and Deathless Games have announced a thrilling new game called Undead West, a roguelite bullet hell action game set in the Wild West. The game is set to release on PC via Steam in 2024.
Undead West follows the story of a cowboy who was killed in a revolver duel against the enigmatic Man in Red. However, Death offers the cowboy a second chance at life in exchange for collecting souls. As the player, you must seek revenge and defeat adversaries to collect souls that can be used to unlock new weapons and whiskey infusions.
The gameplay of Undead West is viewed from a top-down perspective, allowing players to navigate through hazard-filled areas swarming with demons, skeletons, and countless bullets. Each stage culminates in a boss fight against the Man in Red. Players must shoot their way through enemies, dodge traps, and unlock new guns, whiskey boons, and colorful outfits.
Key features of Undead West include a wide array of weapons such as revolvers, shotguns, rifles, and even a bow and minigun. The game offers seven western-themed stages with randomized rooms and enemy spawns. Each stage features unique enemies and challenging bosses. Players can also utilize whiskey infusions, special buffs, and rewards to enhance their combat abilities. Additionally, there are unlockable outfits for the main character, adding a sense of customization and style to the game. Undead West boasts noir-tinged pixel art visuals, immersing players in a visually captivating and atmospheric world.
The announcement trailer for Undead West showcases the intense action, fast-paced gameplay, and stunning pixel art visuals that players can expect from the game. With its unique blend of roguelite and bullet hell mechanics, Undead West promises to deliver an exciting and challenging gaming experience that will keep players engaged for hours on end.
As fans eagerly await the release of Undead West in 2024, it is clear that Retrovibe and Deathless Games have created a game that combines the best elements of roguelite, bullet hell, and Western themes. Undead West has the potential to become a standout title that will certainly leave a lasting impression on players who enjoy action-packed games with a hint of the Wild West.