Dark Blue Games has announced that their roguelike title Infected Shelter is releasing on Steam Early Access on May 8, 2019. Steam Early Release will be followed by a full Steam release as well as a Nintendo Switch release however details on the full release will be announced later by the developer.
Infected Shelter is an indie game which is currently under development by a team of two dedicated developers at Dark Blue Games. They are calling Infected Shelter a combination of Mortal Kombat, Dead Cells and Castle Crashers. By looking at the trailer, we can see that the game matches the brutality level of Mortal Kombat easily.
The game features randomly generated levels which will ensure that each run is different and unique. Players will be able to slay enemies and obtain blueprints for around 150 permanent improvements and modifications which will ensure that they survive for longer in their next run. They will also be able to unlock new weapons, clothes, skills, relics and other general improvements for their characters.
Check out the announcement trailer of Infected Shelter below:
The official website lists some of the features of Infected Shelter as:
- Randomly generated post-apocalyptic environments
- Fast-paced, violent and complex 2D brawler-like combat with lots of firearms and melee weapons
- Rogue-lite / rogue-like elements, play-learn-die-unlock-improve-repeat
- Permanent upgrades that change how you play the game in the following runs
- 150+ blueprints to unlock new weapons, clothes, skills, relics, and RPG-like character improvements
- 50+ brutal, ultra-violent executions
- 50+ character traits
- 4 different playable characters
- Tons of guitars, wheelchairs, pets, drinks, active items
- 200+ areas and shelter rooms
- Fully supported singleplayer experience
- Local co-op with up to 4 players
Infected Shelter will combine RPG, dungeon brawler, roguelite and post-apocalyptic mechanics into one game resulting in a crazy enemy slaughter fest.
Infected Shelter is coming out on Steam Early Access on May 8, 2019. Future releases include PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.