|Engine||Chrome Engine 6|
|Genre(s)||Action, hack and slash|
Hellraid will feature both co-operative and single player modes, as well as an online mode called 'Game Master'. The game will also feature randomly generated content. The co-op mode will be able to feature up to four players. The game will also be played from a first-person perspective.
The game was originally going to be a mod for Dead Island, which was also developed by Techland, before it became an individual game. The game's working title was Project Hell. 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. 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. 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. In May 2015, Techland announced that the company have put the development of Hellraid on hold as the game failed to meet the company's expectation and that the company wanted to focus on expanding the universe of Dying Light, which was also developed by Techland and was released in January 2015.
Hellraid: The Escape
Hellraid: The Escape is a video game set within the Hellraid universe. Unlike Hellraid, The Escape puts emphasis on puzzle-solving instead of action. It was developed by Shortbreak Studios with assistance from Techland and was released on iOS platform on 15 May 2014. The game was powered by Epic Games' Unreal Engine. Upon release, the game received generally positive reviews. Aggregating review websites Metacritic have the game 75/100. TorchArcade gave the game a 4.5/5, calling it "a great experience on iOS and a rather successful combination of first-person exploration and puzzle elements." No in-apps purchase is available in the game and all post-launch content will be free to players.
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