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October 12, 2023

Andreas Betsche

Unyielder: A Closer Look at the Upcoming Singaporean Roguelite Looter Shooter

October 12, 2023 | Andreas Betsche

TrueWorld Games, a Singapore-based game developer, is gearing up to launch Unyielder in early 2024, available on PC via Steam. The game is ambitiously positioned to redefine the looter shooter genre, having been nominated for Best Game Design at the SEA Game Awards 2023. This article will delve into what players can anticipate from Unyielder.

Roguelite looter shooter  Unyielder, screensot 1.

Embracing Chaos: A Roguelite Sandbox

Unyielder, as envisioned by its developers, marries elements from first-person shooters, roguelites, and character action games, resulting in a sandbox world teeming with frenetic boss battles. While this amalgamation of genres might trigger some “buzzword” alarms, a closer examination is warranted.

At the heart of Unyielder lies a commitment to encourage experimentation and accommodate diverse player playstyles, granting them the freedom to sculpt their unique gaming experiences. Players will navigate an increasingly dangerous environment as they progress through the game, necessitating constant adaptation and evolution to overcome challenges.

The game will provide diverse weapons and perks, allowing players the flexibility to tailor their approach. Additionally, players will harness the powers of RUPTURE, RHAPSODY, and RESONANCE, also known as Coercion, Cooperation, and Consequence, to unleash special skills that may influence their approach in battle.

Screenshot 2 of the roguelite looter shooter Unyielder.

One standout feature of Unyielder is the ability to create a tough adversary using salvaged parts from defeated foes. This adversary must then be vanquished in battle to unlock special weapons, upgrades, and even new characters.

Erebus: A City Lost to Time

In 1972, Erebus, the Capital City of Antarctica, once bore witness to apocalyptic events and suffering and now serves as the war-scarred backdrop for Unyielder. The juxtaposition of mid-century aesthetics with futuristic sci-fi promises an intriguing and visually captivating setting.

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When to Expect Unyielder

Unyielder already boasts visually stunning graphics, and its frantic, fast-paced gameplay appears poised to offer endless excitement. Nevertheless, whether its lofty aspirations to revolutionize the genre will be realized remains to be seen. Unyielder is scheduled for Early Access release in early 2024 on PC through Steam


Andreas Betsche

Andreas Betsche founded Virtual SEA in early 2016 after researching Cambodian mobile games for his Master’s thesis. He has a background in Southeast Asia studies and has worked and lived in Cambodia, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Since he has been actively playing games since the early 90s, combing both worlds in Virtual SEA brought together both of his passions.

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