Hades is getting an enthralling sequel, developer Supergiant Games announced at The Game Awards 2022. With a high-octane trailer introducing the princess of the underworld, it will mark the first sequel from award-winning gem developers like Bastion and Pyre. Hades 2 is currently on wishlists on Steam and the Epic Games Store, and will launch in early access on PC — similar to the first, as the developers gathered feedback online. further to improve its mechanism. Further news on Hades II is expected next year.
From both an art and gameplay stance, underworld 2 looks similar to its predecessor, boasts a tight, rogue-like dungeon crawling experience, built on Greek mythology, with an incredible cast of characters/gods and the lore unfolds through repeated plays. While Super Giant Game’ the trailer for Hades II doesn’t explicitly mention the main character’s name, a blog post confirm this is Melino, daughter of Persephone, queen of the underworld. According to legend, the thunder god Zeus pleased the princess, leading to the birth of a successor. While Hell Focusing on the back and forth between father and son — Zagreus and Hades — the sequel seems to take the divine conflict to a higher stage, paving the way for a war against Chronos, the embodiment of time. .
Armed with legendary weapons infused with ancient magic, players must defeat the forces of Time Titan, in an epic story that unfolds in unpredictable ways, victory or defeat — when You interact with its legendary cast. This Hades 2 trailer promises new locations, in old witch art style — set on a moonlit night, ornately decorated with dead vegetation. Ranged attacks and AOE (area of effect) seem to be the focus this time around, matching the power a sorceress would wield. You can see pentagrams appearing during specific spells and interact with various gods in the realm who bestow benefits to help you on your quest to destroy Chronos. The Hades II trailer also offers glimpses of some of the gods you’ll encounter, from the doom incarnation of Moros, the god of light Apollo, the retribution incarnation of Nemesis, and even an interactive shade. .
“He is not just a giant. He is the time itself. And time can’t be stopped,” one narrator describes Chronos in the Hades 2 trailer, hoping to threaten the princess of the underworld. Thankfully, the permanent upgrades are back, making subsequent runs much easier, along with a ‘Divine Mode’ that makes you almost invincible, as you discover the mysteries of the Arcana Altar, tame witches and unlock divine weapons to get closer to your goal.