Realistic and gritty Kung-Fu fighting is heading exclusively to PlayStation consoles and PC courtesy of Sloclap’s upcoming release Sifu. Drawing on fighting techniques seen in classic Kung-Fu films, Sifu hopes to bring to video games the most realistic depiction thus far of Kung-Fu fighting.
From the Creators of Absolver: Sifu, a Kung Fu Story of Revenge and Redemption Coming This Fall Exclusively to PlayStation Platforms and the Epic Game Store. Developer Sloclap’s follow up to its 2017 martial arts masterpiece delivers an intense action-packed Kung Fu revenge story
Independent development studio Sloclap revealed its next title today during the Sony PlayStation State of Play showcase – Sifu. The followup to 2017’s ambitious hit multiplayer game Absolver, Sifu is an artful and true-to-combat Kung Fu game exploring themes of revenge and redemption launching this fall on the Epic Games Store, PS4 and PS5.
Featuring the gripping intensity of classic Kung Fu films with realistic and raw combat, Sifu tells the story of a young Kung Fu student who has spent their life training for a day of reckoning after the brutal murder of their entire family by a mysterious assassination squad. Hunt down the murderers one by one as you explore gang-ridden suburbs, hidden corners deep within the city, all the way to the cold hallways of corporate towers. Adaptation and careful positioning are the key to your survival and you must use everything at your disposal to succeed in your life’s mission.
Sifu’s unique gameplay sits in the crossroads of two established and popular genres, mashing the intensity and timeless thrill of beat em ups with the gripping design of 3D character action games. Set against a detailed backdrop of a fictional Chinese city, you will uncover an ancient mystery via a series of difficult confrontations that will test your skills to their limit. To overcome the odds that are heavily stacked against you, you’ll need to rely on your mastery of Kung Fu, and on a magical pendant that will revive you after death. The cost of magic is dear, however, and you will age significantly every time you come back to life: time is the price you will pay for your revenge.
Exquisitely hand-drawn art styles and the muted color palette lend themselves to Kung Fu film classics where themes of revenge and redemption are timeless tales, all perfectly blending with Sloclap’s martial arts gameplay expertise, to create a truly unique singleplayer Kung Fu game. Kung Fu is a path for the body and the mind. Learn from your errors, unlock unique skills, and find the strength within yourself to master the devastating techniques of Pak-Mei Kung-Fu. Your family’s legacy depends on it.
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