Here's a game you shouldn't sleep on: Black Myth: Wu Kong- an upcoming mythological RPG
Black Myth: Wu Kong is a new martial arts action game developed by a Chinese studio called Game Science. Ever since the trailer dropped yesterday, it has taken the gaming world by storm.
The reason for this? A mystical, creative and refreshing environment with even more mysterious characters, abilities and enemy types. The game offers fast paced close range combat set in the mythological world of China. So, here's what you should know about it.
Black Myth: Wu Kong looks similar yet refreshing
The team behind this, Game Science is a company founded in 2014 by a former Tencent Games Tencent Games staff. In the past, they have created a raft of games, but Black Myth: Wu Kong is their first attempt at what would be considered a AAA single player title.
Black Myth: Wu Kong targets next-gen consoles and PC, and a global market, as it was built on Unreal Engine 4. Owing to this, the game has stunning visuals.
There's impressive physics at play, eye-catching animation work and inventive enemy design. The playable character, a take on the Monkey King character popular in the west, is able to transform into a variety of creatures.
To top it all off, there seem to be an array of abilities, weapons, combat styles and enemy types. This should keep the gameplay from getting stale or repetitive. The environments also look incredibly detailed.
According to South China Morning Post, Black Myth: Wu Kong's gameplay demo video saw 10M views on Chinese video site Bilibili and nearly 2M on YouTube in just a day.