Theorycraft Video games, a studio made up of many builders who beforehand labored on video games like League of Legends, Valorant, Future, and Overwatch, has dropped the primary idea artwork for its new MOBA-inspired, team-based, aggressive recreation codenamed Loki.
The 4 items of artwork depict a world that already appears like a top-down MOBA map, full with lanes slicing by every zone. In one of many items, a splintered purple tower sits atop a platform formed like a house base that you simply’d shield within the final combat of a match. The entire thing is on prime of a bit of earth that floats within the sky, the place the sport appears to be set, and has different magical-looking fountains close by.
In one other piece, the scene is darkish with a neon signal glowing within the center. You possibly can barely make out a personality sitting at a storefront from below the cruel shadows. Like League of Legends, Loki will in all probability happen in a world that bends genres with, I assume, an enormous roster of characters to match with that. All of it, becoming throughout the “whimsical, pop-apocalyptic fantasy world,” that the developer describes it as.
Little or no is understood about Loki apart from that it is for individuals who like MOBAs, “happening adventures with buddies, and team-based aggressive PvP,” in keeping with the developer’s website. The sport has solely been in improvement for a yr, however Theorycraft Video games has already had a whole bunch of gamers try it out and supply suggestions during the last yr.
It is easy to imagine what sort of recreation will probably be provided that the corporate is full of builders that play and have labored on aggressive multiplayer video games, primarily inside Blizzard and Riot. As a part of as we speak’s announcement, Theorycraft Video games additionally revealed it is picked up former Legends of Runeterra recreation director Andrew Yip and Arcane (the LoL Netflix present) artwork supervisor Kévin Le Moigne.
“Collectively, we’re combining our skilled strengths and private loves for various genres to forge one thing totally new with Loki. Andrew’s information of deep gameplay programs and Kévin’s capacity to deliver fantastical worlds to life will additional our mission to make Loki the rewarding, imaginative expertise that we have envisioned since its inception,” CEO Joe Tung stated of the brand new hires.
Loki would not at the moment have a launch date, however you possibly can signal as much as be part of its playtesters on the site.