If you’ve ever pined for the gory glory days of darkish fantasy FPS classics like Hexen and Heretic, we’ve received excellent news: Graven, a Lovecraftian fantasy shooter from 3D Realms, 1C, and Slipgate Ironworks, arrives in early access today.

Graven’s model might be immediately recognisable in case you have been a fan of the early full-3D FPS games like Quake. However, Graven trades nailguns and boomsticks for darkish magic and melee, pitting you in opposition to “eldritch terrors unleashed by heretical sects and demented sinners.” You are a priest of the Orthagonal Order, and also you’ve been exiled to a haunted island with nothing however a single coin, a workers, and a journal to your title.

You’ll ultimately complement this meagre equipment with flails, wrist-mounted crossbows, and explosive peat – in addition to with a library of devastating spells and unlockable talents when Graven leaves early access someday subsequent 12 months. In the meantime, you’ll get to discover the primary of three deliberate areas. The preliminary early access construct consists of the world often known as Cruxfirth, which is a plague-ridden village unadvisedly in-built a swamp.

Here’s the trailer:

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Graven is obtainable in early access on Steam, GOG, and the Epic Games Store. You’ll have the ability to look ahead to extra areas, new quests, extra enemies, and additional secrets and techniques over the course of the approaching 12 months – and ultimately, you’ll additionally have the ability to play it in split-screen co-op with as much as three different gamers.

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