Winner of Northern Ireland Screen and National Lottery's Assembler Programme, Before The Blood is currently in production with a release date MID 2018 with publisher Green Man Gaming.
Before the Blood is an intense 3rd-person urban beat-em-up in which you punch, kick and knock out rival gang members on you journey to uncover the truth at Hilden Green – the place where Micky’s brother, Dean, allegedly took his own life.
With easy-to-perform yet dif cult-to-master combo moves, you play as Keli; a tough-talking, hard-as-nails youth who sets in motion a dark, sinister narrative as she helps her friend Micky discover what really happened around his brother’s supposed suicide. Fight on your own in one-player or in local co-op with a friend as you take on the networks of runners, dealers and boss’s on your way to the tower block where Dean died.
In the Ends, Respect is king: With each ght you learn more moves, and the more you know the more Respect points you’ll earn, indicating to other gangs how powerful you are – but remember, your real enemy will go to extreme lengths to protect the truth.
Keli can use an app on her phone to access the darkweb to see whos packing and selling, who to ght with and most imortantly who not to ght, Local co-op: Get blood on your knuckles and get to Hilden Green on your own or let one of your crew play as Micky to help ght your way through the different boroughs.
Gameplay features: The combat is action-based, with Keli ghting enemies in real-time in a variety of in-game urban environments. The player can use light attacks (fast but weak) or heavy attacks (slow but more powerful). Dodge will evade enemy attacks and, with successfully timed button presses, can gain temporary invulnerability and launch counter-attacks which deal heavy damage. Many weaopens can be utilized and often yoy’ll need them to progress through the hard hitting narrative.
RELEASE DATE: MID 2018