In 2011 a recreation named El Shaddai was launched on PS3 and Xbox 360 that largely went ignored by the gaming neighborhood. Regardless of that, inside sure circles it was lauded as one of many yr’s greatest titles. Its extra artfully-minded route, nonetheless, saved it from reaching greater than a devoted cult viewers. That cult viewers’s love of El Shaddai has now borne fruit, as El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron has been introduced for a PC port.
El Shaddai producer Sawaki Takeyasu confirmed the announcement with a brief assertion giving due to “PC avid gamers and followers of the sport” who had continually requested for a port over the previous 10 years. As a consequence of their efforts, El Shaddai shall be ported to PC through Steam. Whereas Takeyasu stated the El Shaddai port shall be launched “quickly,” an official launch date was not shared.
As for what El Shaddai is all about, it is an motion recreation primarily based on a biblical story advised within the Guide of Enoch. It includes protagonist Enoch in search of to forestall the good flood, difficult seven fallen angels who’ve been sharing forbidden information from God with humanity. Enoch challenges the angels by way of fight, so El Shaddai is constructed round fast-paced third-person motion that is impressed by video games like Satan Might Cry. That stated, it is a linear, narrative-driven expertise at coronary heart.
Why El Shaddai is being delivered to PC now, ten years later, is actually a thriller. The sport’s flaws are prone to be all of the extra evident in 2021. Regardless, it inarguably has a cult following, and making El Shaddai out there to these followers and new gamers as nicely deserves to be cheered given few cult classics obtain such a possibility.
El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is in improvement for PC.