SolSeraph coming to PC on July 10th
ActRaiser is a somewhat unknown Super Nintendo title that mixed god games with platforming and city-building mechanics to create a very quirky but still very fun game. It became rather popular with those who played it. It had such staying power over the years that ActRaiser became available on the Wii Virtual Console at one point, and also got a mobile port in 2004.
Now SEGA and ACE Team have partnered to release a new game that borrows heavily from those original divine foundations. This new game is called SolSeraph and will place the player in the role of a minor deity, trying to fight back the legions of chaos and defend the realm. This spiritual sequel takes gameplay elements from ActRaiser and puts a new spin on them, mixing side-scrolling action and top-down strategy elements.
SolSeraph will also have city-building elements as players can direct the development of various tribes inhabiting the realms you’re trying to defend. As the technology and capabilities develop the player can unlock more advanced and powerful units to use in battle. Be careful though, as the enemy will grow in strength as well.
The new game will also feature a variety of composed tracks from legendary composer Yuzo Koshiro, who worked on Streets of Rage, and of course contributed to the tracklists for ActRaiser 1 and 2. He also co-composed a well known soundtrack for the Mega-CD version of Eye of the Beholder. So SolSeraph is a spiritual successor to the iconic 90s franchise in more ways than one.
Check out the newest trailer for the game down below.
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