Game news Summer Game Fest 2022: The Last Faith, a 2D Dark Souls-like, shows up in an ultra-violent trailer
Watch your eyes: if you like Bloodborne universes, 2D pixel art games and uncontrolled sprays of blood, The Last Faith might be for you. The game was announced tonight at Summer Game Fest 2022 with a teaser trailer.
Bloodborne in 2D, with a lot of blood
Designed by the small studio Kumi Souls Games, The Last Faith was highlighted once again this evening at the Future Games Show… causing a great sensation among Internet users. Officially inspired by Fromsoftware’s games but also by the metroidvania formula, this is a 2D and pixel art game within a ruthless gothic universe, where creatures and traps are legion.
Our hero will then go through demanding levelssupported by an arsenal “melee weapons, arcane spells and long-range firearms”then allowing scalable gameplay to be optimized based on enemies and environments.
A violent blood for blood game
The trailer released tonight during Summer Game Fest 2022 – which you can also enjoy in our video player above – sets the tone: The Last Faith promises to be extremely violent, with plenty of gore and very trashy performances.
As for the storyline, we’ll step into the shoes of Eric, waking up in a ravaged world with no memory of his immediate past… only to realize that his mind and conscience are beginning to deteriorate. He will come across ancient religions and deities during his journey.
The Last Faith is expected in 2022 on PC via SteamPlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
About the Summer Game Fest
What is Summer Game Fest?
No E3 this year, but we can still count on another world-class event: the Summer Game Fest, a big show dedicated to announcements of video games to come this year or the following years. It was in 2020 that journalist and host Geoff Keighley launched this now unmissable festival for the first time. Last year, the show featured stunning images from Elden Ring; so inevitably, the third iteration raises high expectations.
When does Summer Game Fest 2022 start?
The Summer Game Fest is this Thursday, June 9 at 8 p.m. The show will once again be followed by a Day of the Devs session devoted to the independent scene.
How to follow the Summer Game Fest 2022?
On JV, we will react live to announcements from the LeStream channel alongside Maxildan and Aymeric Lallée in particular. The program will also be directly visible as a teaser on JV’s homepage. And for those who prefer reading, you will of course find our news throughout the conference. A written summary will also be available
What is the program for Summer Game Fest 2022?
Among the games not to miss, there is in particular the heir to Dead Space, The Callisto Protocol, which shows us its first gameplay images. For its part Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 presents us with its first level. Also on the program: Gotham Knights, Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course, the first game from Aaryn Flynn’s studio (ex-Bioware) Nightingale, the JRPG One Piece Odyssey, the free-to-play Warframe or even Planet of Lana. Geoff Keighley further announced: “We have a few new game announcements for this show and hopefully a few surprises if all goes well. But it’s definitely a show that mostly focuses on things that are foretold.”
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