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Developer(s) Techland
Publisher(s) Techland[1]
Composer(s) Pawel Blaszczak
Engine Chrome Engine 6
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Release date(s)
  • 2015
Genre(s) Action, hack and slash
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer
Distribution Download

Hellraid is an upcoming video game in development by Techland for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


Hellraid will feature both co-operative and single player modes, as well as an online mode called 'Game Master'.[2] The game will also feature randomly generated content.[3] The co-op mode will be able to feature up to four players.[4] The game will also be played from a first-person perspective.[5]


The player is the last member of a cursed kin, who has formed an alliance with an old mage. Together, the player and the old mage must try to stop 'the infernal forces'.[6]


The game was originally going to be a mode for Dead Island, which was also developed by Techland, before it became an individual game.[2] The game's working title was Project Hell.[3] The game was first announced in a press release on April 29, 2013. The press release stated that the game would be released in 2013.[7] The game was described as a mix "the best aspects of" Dead Island and The Elder Scrolls and a spiritual successor to the 1990s games such as Hexen and Witchaven.[8][9] In May 2014, Hellraid was delayed to allow it to be rebuilt on Techland's latest version of their in-house engine, Chrome Engine 6. Also in May 2014, Techland announced it was transitioning Hellraid to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Along with this, Techland announced that it would be a digital-only game.


  1. ^ "Hellraid". uk.ign.com/. Retrieved 08/05/2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ a b Connor Sheridan (2013-04-29). "First-person slasher Hellraid coming from Dead Island dev". GamesRadar. Retrieved 2013-07-24. 
  3. ^ a b Gallegos, Anthony. "Dead Island Devs Announce Hellraid for 360, PS3 and PC". IGN. 
  4. ^ Phillips, Tom. "Dead Island dev announces co-op hack-and-slash Hellraid". Eurogamer. 
  5. ^ Makuch, Eddie. "Dead Island dev reveals Hellraid". GameSpot. 
  6. ^ "Hellraid's E3 2014 Gameplay with Dev Commentary". 
  7. ^ Hinkle, David. "Dead Island dev Techland's 'Project Hell' now Hellraid, out this year". Joystiq. 
  8. ^ "Hellraid - Duchowy następca Hexen, Heretic i Witchaven". PurePC.pl. Retrieved 2013-07-24. 
  9. ^ "Hellraid E3 Trailer « GamingBolt.com: Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog". Gamingbolt.com. Retrieved 2013-07-24. 

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