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Stellar retro-FPS Wrath: Aeon of Ruin battles its way to consoles this month

Out on PC in Early Access form for some time, the Quake-powered Wrath: Aeon of Ruin is officially come to consoles this month.

It’s the 90s all over again

Quake has a place in pretty much all FPS fans hearts, especially those who were playing games in the 90s heyday of the genre. It was a landmark game that opened up fresh possibilities for what a first-person shooter could to, and featured dark horror themes that hit the spot for a crowd that was coming off of the likes of Doom and Duke Nukem 3D. Lately it’s been back in the spotlight too, as retro-FPS’ have been making use of the classic engine, or building new ones like it.

For Wrath: Aeon of Ruin, it’s the former, as 3D Realms and Fulqrum Ironworks shooter emerged from Early Access on the PC in fine form. Developed by Slipgate Ironworks and KillPixel Games, Wrath: Aeon of Ruin puts players in the boots of the Outlander. A hero out to put an end to the those responsible for something called The Calamity, the Outlander has a deadly blade, and a full arsenal of hardware at his disposal. And with his starring-game now complete, he’s busting loose of his PC home.

Awaken in a ruined world as the Outlander, a hunter tasked with slaying the Guardians responsible for the calamity. Embark on a journey through a decaying world, facing armies of enemies. Slash through foes with the Ruination Blade and thin their ranks with weapons fueled by enemy corpses. Explore mysterious hub worlds and battle impressive bosses to return a dying world to its former glory.

3D Realms press release

That’s a look at the complete PC version that you see above, but the upcoming console release should look comparable. You can expect to find Wrath: Aeon of Ruin on Xbox and PlayStation platforms, as well as the Switch, all of which will be arriving on April 25th. Again too, for those playing on a PC, that version is out right now.

About Jason Micciche

Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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