Astor: Blade of the Monolith Set to Debut May 30

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  • C2 Game Studio announces the release of Astor: Blade of the Monolith, launching on May 30th for PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox.
  • The game combines intense combat and exploration, inspired by titles like Devil May Cry and The Legend of Zelda, set on the planet Gliese.
  • Astor's narrative follows a young warrior unraveling his creators' mysterious disappearance.

C2 Game Studio has unveiled the eagerly awaited release date for its upcoming third-person action RPG, Astor: Blade of the Monolith. 

Set to hit shelves on May 30th, the game will be available on PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and Xbox.

Drawing inspiration from acclaimed titles like Devil May Cry, Bayonetta, and The Legend of Zelda, Astor: Blade of the Monolith promises a captivating blend of intense combat mechanics and immersive exploration. 

The game’s description reads, “Explore the vibrant planet of Gliese, once inhabited by an ancient race and now home to their sentient creations, the Diokek.”

The disappearance of the ancients had left the Diokek living in peace until the Hiltsik, malevolent creatures, began wreaking havoc on their settlements. With the looming threat of a more sinister force, it was said that Astor, a young Diokek warrior, must journey across Gliese to unravel the mystery of his creators’ disappearance thousands of years earlier, holding onto the belief that they might have left behind the key to their salvation.

Initially known as Monolith: Requiem of the Ancients, the game underwent a substantial transformation during development, reflecting the evolution of its narrative and gameplay elements. 

With a captivating storyline and dynamic gameplay features, including intricate combat systems and diverse landscapes, Astor: Blade of the Monolith aims to captivate audiences with over 20 hours of main story and side quests.

A new trailer is also available. It shows Astor tearing through enemies with fury and style. The runic weapons look great, and the planet Gliese showcases a variety of environments, including deserts, swamps, and snowy plains.

For enthusiasts seeking deeper insights into the development process, C2 Game Studio has released insightful DevLogs, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the game’s creation and design.