Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Superhot Presents and developer straka.studio have confirmed that Loot River, its “Dark Souls meets Tetris” action roguelike, will be coming to Xbox Game Pass in May. Featuring procedurally-generated labyrinths to explore and a bestiary of “cursed enemies”, the game will see you wielding spells, weapons, and loot in its fantasy world.
Harnessing the power of the ‘Relic’, you'll be able to shift the ground beneath you, sliding around floating pieces of the ruined landscape, and slotting them together like gigantic Tetrominoes. Using this mechanic, you can solve spatial exploration puzzles and use blocks creatively to control your combat space and manipulate enemies.
As you venture into “endless catacombs”, you'll encounter formidable bosses, gruesome beasts, and lost travellers, all while gathering new weaponry, gear, spells and "unholy knowledge". This includes abilities like swords that thrust you forward, axes that shoot projectiles, elemental enchantments, and armour or charms that grant unique skills.
Loot River launches for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC on 3rd May, available day one via Xbox Game Pass. You can check out the latest trailer below, alongside a loot overview walkthrough video, below.