Theatre of Sorrows: Top Features You Should Know About

Can you survive the horror?
Can you survive the horror? Cat-astrophe Games

If you’re a fan of H.P. Lovecraft, then you’ll probably love this game. Theatre of Sorrows is a 2D rogue-lite inspired by the stories of Lovecraft. The game combines cosmic horror with a procedurally-generated map, branching narrative, and resource management. It’s set to be released on PC and Nintendo Switch in January 2022.

The game focuses on the story of the twins Eileen and Killian. They have been living a normal and quiet life disrupted by a dark cult that abducted Eileen. To save her sister, Killian has no choice but to give in to their demands. He is asked to go to the island of Esha and learn more about its mystery.

Features of the game include:

  • Ever-Changing Island
    • Esha offers a different experience every time.
    • This is due to the procedurally-generated map, randomized events, and branching narrative.
  • Survive through Resource Management
    • Explore various locations and don’t forget to gather things that you might need to survive.
    • Be careful since what you think is an abandoned house is not actually abandoned.
  • Wide Variety of Monsters
    • Evil takes different forms and when it comes to Lovecraftian horrors, they’re types that could come from your worst nightmares.
    • Get the chance to meet 20 unique monsters.
  • Customizable Characters
    • Survive by finding and changing outfits.
    • Craft and equip talismans.
    • Learn more about your enemies’ vulnerabilities.
  • Multiple Endings
    • Can you find your way out or succumb to the darkness?
    • There are a total of five endings to experience.
  • Unique Sensory Experience
    • The combination of atmospheric graphics, music, and narrative is sure to make players feel the despair of the main characters.

So far, only minimum requirements have been revealed for the PC, which are:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or equivalent
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Any GPU with DX10 (shader model 4.0) capabilities
  • Storage: 2 GB available space

Theatre of Sorrows is being developed by Cat-astrophe Games and MobilWay. Cat-astrophe Games is an independent game studio focused on offering a unique experience to leave a lasting impression. MobilWay, meanwhile, is a studio established to put the experience and skills of different indie game development teams under one roof.

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