Eldest Souls pushes players to the extreme with intense combat, extensive build customizations and gruelling questlines
July 29, 2021 – London, UK – The long-awaited soulslike boss-rush, Eldest Souls, today unleashes upon the world its brutally-challenging twist on combat, as the latest tough-as-nails video game that promises to push players to the limit. Published by indie company, United Label, Eldest Souls is available now for £16.99 on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. Check out the relentless Gameplay Launch Trailer below:
With Eldest Souls, developer, Fallen Flag Studios, has created a ferociously difficult combat-focused game that pits only the bravest of players through a series of intricately designed boss battles where every moment counts. The fast-paced combat is framed by an arresting, thematic pixel-art style, dripping in gorgeous 16-bit attention-to-detail. Though players are advised not to gaze too long – this monument of Human triumph has long been forgotten, and something dark has taken root deep within…
Focusing on only the toughest and most engaging of combat encounters – the Bosses! – each Old God presents a new and unique challenge for the player to overcome. Victors may claim the God’s celestial powers to unlock a vast array of unique Talents and Abilities, ready to customize their own personalised combat style from a multitude of combinations.
Eldest Souls features a captivating mystery surrounding the Old Gods, a vengeful band of deities who have unleashed a terrible Desolation upon the world, turning farmlands to desert, and rivers to dust. Players must guide their warrior through a vast Citadel in search of these embittered beings while engaging with intriguing NPCs, compelling questlines and a series of ominous mysteries that hint at why the Old Gods have been imprisoned so long.
- Ferocious, fast-paced, soulslike inspired combat
- A series of uniquely challenging Boss-Rush combat encounters
- A cast of intriguing NPCs and challenging questlines
- Glorious pixel-perfect graphic style, dripping with attention-to-detail
- Extensive skill tree resulting in a multitude of ability combinations for a fully customizable combat style
Eldest Souls is available now for £16.99 on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. More information about Eldest Souls can be found at unitedlabelgames.com/eldest-souls, the official Facebook page, and the official Twitter. The press kit for the announcement is available here.
About United Label
Founded in 2018, United Label is a publishing house specialising in highly ambitious, lovingly-crafted video game titles. Röki, the studio’s inaugural release, received critical acclaim upon its launch in late 2020, and was nominated for best ‘Debut Indie Game’ at both The Game Awards and Baftas. This year will see the release of Eldest Souls, a pixel-art boss-rush game, and Tails of Iron, a stunning hack-n-slash action-RPG. Our objective is to work with both highly experienced teams and passionate start-ups, offering them a publishing structure for success. For more information about United Label Games, please visit www.unitedlabelgames.com.
About Fallen Flag Studio
Fallen Flag Studio was founded by Francesco Barsotti and Jonathan Costantini after taking a break from their third year at University in order to go full-time on the development of “Eldest Souls”, their first pixel-art, souls-like title. The two met in high school in their hometown of Rome, Italy, where the idea of creating games originated. They departed for university and studied Games Programming at the University of Derby in the UK. At a free Intel event in London, they teamed up with composer and sound designer, Sergio Ronchetti. Eldest Souls is the first title of Fallen Flag Studio, a team of driven individuals based in Derby who are striving to give a new, unique spin to the souls-like genre.