Upcoming Chinese mythology action RPG, Xuan-Yuan Sword VII, has just received a demo on Steam! Players may try out the beginning portion of Taishi Zhao’s journey in ancient China. Here are more details from the game’s Steam page:
Xuan-Yuan Sword VII is an ARPG presented in a third-person perspective. The plot is rooted in Chinese history and mythology. Players take on the role of Taishi Zhao, a calm and reliable swordsman who was involved in a tragic fate. To protect his beloved family, Taishi Zhao starts a journey in this chaotic realm to find the truth.
In the last of Western Han Dynasty, the powerful prime minister of China superseded his emperor and build a new dynasty called Xin. In this year, words appeared on the boulders, stone cattles appeared in fields, and ancient tombs cracked, tremendous signs appeared, told a time of peace and prosperity will come. A peculiar bamboo slip in the crypt of Marquis of Liu was delivered to Court Astrologer’s hand.Unexpectedly, Taishi Mansion was badly damaged by a bizarre fire that night, and all his family was killed in the fire and the bamboo slip disappeared.
Ten years later, the prosperity mentioned in the prophecy has never come. A decade of war and famine, the people were miserable, and the chaos had spread among the country.
At this time, the bamboo slip which had disappeared for 10 years emerged again, it caused an uproar…
Gameplay – combo-based combat
Xuan-Yuan Sword VII is an Action RPG with a real-time combat system.
A smooth combo-based combat system contains elements such as Active Skills, Dodge, Block, Riposte.
Elysium Scroll is a bamboo scroll that can be used as a key to Elysium, capable of absorbing monsters, creating items, and more. It can provide several techniques and mechanics during the adventure.
Elysium Rift: Taishi Zhao’s ultimate technique; slows down the time around him. In this state, he can alter the physical properties of nearby objects.
Imprison and Fusion Lab: Players can absorb monsters into the Elysium as refining materials for Fusion Lab. Fusion Lab can not only produce new monsters with different shapes and abilities, but also spin Passive Skills out sometimes, which are used to improve Taishi Zhao’s ability.
Various facilities set in Elysium for improving armors and weapons, as well as developing passive Skills.
The Mohists and their “Mechanics”
Mohism, an ancient Chinese philosophy of logic, rational thought, and science, was once as popular as Confucianism in China 2200 years ago.
In this game, the Mohists are known for their high level “Mechanic“ technology far beyond the times. However, civil disagreements are challenging their faith, making them fall apart in decades.
Can the Mohists revive to their former glory or fade in the pages of history? In Xuan-Yuan Sword VII, you will witness the final destiny of the Mohists.
A journey in the oriental realm
The game takes place in China 2000 years ago. The development team will bring back the ancient China environments, props, humanities, and cultural studies into gameplay.
Take a new journey into the chaotic era and roam around the oriental realm.
For PC, Xuan-Yuan Sword VII supports Nvidia RTX, makes a realistic game world.
Xuan-Yuan Sword VII releases this month for Steam. Stay tuned at Final Weapon for the latest gaming news and updates!