Apocryph (Alpha) Impressions

“Apocryph an old-school fantasy shooter such as Hexen, Heretic, Painkiller and Strife..” The video drew my attention, and that isn’t just because the title name dropped Painkiller. The aesthetic and the rather awesome minigun-staff is what made me pay attention to the video. And since the dev is giving out the alpha build for free, I decided to download it and gave it a spin. The first thing I noticed was that the main character’s picture on the HUD makes him look like a younger¬†Geralt of Rivia¬†who joined KISS as a backup drummer. The atmosphere was grimy and dark, and… [Continue Reading]

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