Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Paizo and BKOM Studios Announce New Hack & Slash Title ‘Pathfinder: Abomination Vaults’

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BKOM Studios and Paizo announced today Pathfinder: Abomination Vaults, the first ever ARPG (action role-playing game) based on Pathfinder. This is the first game to come out of the companies’ partnership announced last month.

Up to four players lead iconic Pathfinder heroes into the deepest depths of Gauntlight Keep, battle deadly monsters and abominations to reach the evil sorceress Belcorra Haruvex and put an end to her vile schemes once and for all.

The wicked sorceress Belcorra Haruvex has returned to haunt her forsaken home of Gauntlight Keep. There, she covertly assembles an army of monsters, beasts, and abominations with which to take her revenge against those who wronged her in life. Brave heroes are needed to venture forth into these long-forgotten depths, defeat Belcorra’s army and put her wicked soul to rest—for good.

The game has players delve ever deeper into Gauntlight Keep—a sprawling megadungeon teeming with foul monsters and grotesque abominations—to slay the evil sorceress who has reawakened in its depths. In order to tell a rich story from both the perspective of the adventure and its participants, the game will feature four iconics from the Pathfinder universe, including Amiri and Ezren.

The project is set to be launched on Kickstarter later this month. Players who would like to stay informed or get notified when the campaign starts can now visit the pre-launch phase page here.

“Launching a Kickstarter campaign for ‘Pathfinder: Abomination Vaults’ gives us the opportunity to share our own excitement and anticipation around the project with the IP’s fans, from the get-go,” said Frederic Martin, CEO at BKOM Studios.

“With Kickstarter, we can directly reach players and supporters, and offer them a chance to bring the game to life with us,” Martin added, “and by creating this communication channel with the fans, the campaign is a vehicle that allows us to build an even stronger, deeper and more meaningful game, which we believe every Pathfinder enthusiast deserves.”

In the weeks leading to the campaign’s launch, more details will be revealed on Twitter, Discord, Twitch, and Facebook accounts. Follow BKOM Studios at https://www.bkomstudios.com/.

Images via Paizo Inc.

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