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A ‘new’ French Revolution: 10 things you need to know about Steelrising

Sep 8, 2022

By: Utkarsh Saurbh


Steelrising is an action role-playing game that’s playable in the third person. It is set in 1789’s Paris.

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​Developer and publisher

The game is developed by Spiders Studio and published by Nacon.

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​The backdrop

The city of Paris suffers terribly under the rule of King Louis XVI. The king has just managed to suppress the French Revolution with his legions of automatons.

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​The ‘saviour’

Aegis is a "mechanical masterpiece" created by the engineer Vaucanson. Aegis is the one who has to continue the fight against the tyrant king.

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​The skills of Aegis

“You can play as a ruthless warrior, a hard-hitting bodyguard, a deadly dancer or a virtuoso of the elemental arts.”, say the developers. Players will get a wide variety of weapons and skills to develop their own fighting style.

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​Be accurate and patient

You will face the king’s mechanical soldiers, and to defeat them, you have to be highly accurate, disciplined and patient, especially with the machine bosses.

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​Paris is your playground

You can use “carriages, grapples, secret passages, a detailed map, and other methods and tools you find along the way” to explore the city and find its secrets.

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Allies and enemies

You’ll meet characters “with unclear motives” like Marie-Antoinette, Lafayette and Robespierre.

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Steelrising will launch on PC (Steam, Epic Games Store and GoG), PS5 and Xbox Series X.

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​Release date

The game will launch on September 8, 2022.

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