This week, we'll see the birth of madness and horror, the former in a side-scrolling dark action roguelite while the former in Saber Interactive's survival horror game.
Source of Madness
Source of Madness is "set in the Loam Lands, a twisted Lovecraftian inspired world powered by procedural generation and AI machine learning. Take on the role of a new Acolyte as they embark on a nightmarish odyssey. Uncover the cosmic secrets of the Loam Lands and The Tower of Madness, the moon’s mysterious Citadel."
On PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, it can run up to 4K resolution at 60fps while on Xbox One, Switch, and PS4, it can manage 1080p at 60fps. Source of Madness will debut on Steam, Switch, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One on 11 May.
Evil Dead: The Game
Based on the Evil Dead film franchise, Evil Dead: The Game offers co-op and PvP multiplayer modes for you to play with your friends in a team of 4 to explore, loot, manage your fear, and find key items to seal the breach between worlds. At launch, you'll be able to play as characters from the Good or Evil side: Survivors (Leaders, Warriors, Hunters, and Supports) and Demons (the Warlord, the Puppeteer, and the Necromancer).
The game will feature Bruce Campbell as the main character Ash Williams Dana DeLorenzo as Kelly Maxwell, and Ray Santiago as Pablo Simon Bolivar. Evil Dead: The Game will launch on Epic Games Store, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S on 13 May.