In this game you, alongside other settlers, mercenaries and treasure hunters, explore a remote island where the locals, who are fighting off invading settlers, are protected by supernatural beings.
As showcased in this video, Greedfall aims for a very unique visual identity, inspired by Baroque art from 17th Century Europe, depicting grandiose sceneries in muted warm colors and dark undertones.
GreedFall features a remote island seeping with magic and rumored to be filled with riches and lost secrets. You Explore a fresh new world as you set foot – alongside many other settlers, mercenaries and treasure hunters – on . A grand journey filled with mystery follows, as you find yourself in the middle of ever-increasing tensions between the invading settlers and the locals, protected by supernatural beings, manifestation of the island’s earthly magic.
“With GreedFall, Spiders is happy to renew its collaboration with Focus Home Interactive, our publisher for many years. The relationship of trust and transparency we have been developing together makes us particularly confident about the creation of this new project, more ambitious than all our past productions. Few publishers have the ability to support totally distinctive games like GreedFall and this secures us in our belief that we will manage with Focus Home Interactive to make this experience in a brand new universe both unique and unforgettable”, says Jehanne Rousseau, CEO of Spiders.
“We are happy to once again support the studio, directed by Jehanne Rousseau, in a new collaboration. If Spiders’ titles could have divided gamers in the past, they are gathering a bigger and bigger audience that enjoys the studios approach to the role-playing genre, allowing Spiders to improve game after game. Through this new collaboration, the studio will have more means to fully achieve its ambition. Thanks to its theme, its universe and its promise, Spiders’ GreedFall will be a game to closely follow, for RPG lovers”, says Cédric Lagarrigue, President of Focus Home Interactive.
GreedFall is currently in development for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The game was revealed at “le What’s Next de Focus” event last week and is slated to launch in 2018.
Spiders is a French video game development studio that was formed by several French videogame developers who previously worked together on the game Silverfall and its add-on, and decided to pursue a new venture together. They specialize in the design and development of action role-playing games, owing to their previous experience.
All Spiders games are produced and developed using the company’s own modified version of Sony’s PhyreEngine, called the “Silk Engine”. It includes most of the features of its parent-engine, and is modified to add its own unique features.
Focus Home Interactive SA is a French independent video game publisher and distributor based in Paris, France. Founded in 1996, Focus has published and distributed original titles such as Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway and sports games like Cycling Manager and Virtual Skipper.