Top Hat Studios will publish SteamDolls: Order of Chaos, a steampunk-inspired Metroidvania game developed by France and Belgium-based The Shady Gentlemen, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam in 2021, the company announced. A concept demo launched for PC via Steam in November 2019.
The Shady Gentlemen plans to launch a Kickstarter campaign for the game “soon.” Users sign-up to be notified of its launch via the link.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
SteamDolls is a steampunk-inspired Metroidvania game with a grimy touch of brutality.
Blast your way to your objective or stick to the shadows and perform violent assassinations on unsuspecting guards as you struggle with the haunting apparitions of a mesmerizing witch trying to reveal the truth about a conspiracy that could shake the very foundation of the world.
- 2D brutal fast paced Metroidvania in a steampunk universe.
- Gruesome stealth kills.
- A vast city to explore.
- David Hayter (who voiced Solid Snake in Metal Gear Solid) is the voice of The Whisper.
- Hand-drawn cutscenes for the narrative parts.
In SteamDolls, you assume the role of a cunning thief and anarchist known as “The Whisper” (voiced by David Hayter) and make your way through heavily secured environments.
You will encounter a flamboyant cast as you traverse the game.
- A goddess of nature.
- A rich immortal who wants to die.
- A female gunslinger with deadly aim.
- And others? Who’s to say…
From the standard hired henchman who will be easily dispatched to the dangerous and disgusting mutated monster by a bio-mechanical virus, you have all kind of adversaries and deformed bosses in SteamDolls.
Watch the announcement trailer below.