ASCII roguelike [email protected] announced for PS4

From independent developer Stormcloud Games.


Independent developer Stormcloud Games announced [email protected], a retro-themed roguelike for PlayStation 4, during the PlayStation Experience 2015 opening keynote.

[email protected] puts players in the role of a Ranger, Mage, Warrior, or Amazon, and are descended into a procedurally generated world constructed entirely from ASCII. Your goal is to reach the 26th floor and destroy the Guardian of the Dungeon to claim his crown. You can do this all with a friend via local co-op. Or you can create your own ASCII-themed dungeon floors with a level editor, which you can share with friends.

The game will also offer crafting, enchanting, and potion brewing systems, as well as a leveling system that allows you to choose skills that complement your play style.

[email protected] is due out for PlayStation 4 in early 2016.

Watch the announcement trailer below.

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