Shadow of the Eternals, a sequel for Eternal Darkness, has been confirmed for a PC and Wii U release by developer Precursor Games.
The game, which is currently in development for both platforms, with be made up of 12 chapters following Detective Paul Becker, who has to tackle a deadly clash between two rival cults.
There will be a crowd-funding campaign commencing on Monday, May 6, that is looking to raise $1.5 million, with goals beyond that which will include “future episodes, additional characters, additional platforms and in-game perks”.
Here’s the official story blurb:
“When Detective Paul Becker is called to one of the bloodiest gang massacres in Louisiana state history, only two survivors remain from a brutal conflict between two rival cults. As Becker begins his interrogations of the suspects, their combined recollections will uncover the truth about the ‘Eternals’.
“Featuring an ensemble cast of heroes and villains, Shadow of the Eternals will span over 2500 years of history throughout Egypt, England, Hungary, and the United States. Players will question the perception of reality as they try to balance the mechanics of combat, magick, and sanity events to progress through the adventure.
“Shadow of the Eternals will take players on a memorable journey throughout time; weaving historical fact with disturbing fiction to create an experience unlike any other.”