The ‘souls-very-like’ Thymesia drops a demo on Steam

Thymesia was revealed last year as a competent-looking but not especially imaginative soulslike—a “souls-very-like,” as Rich put it at the time. It was set to come out on December 31, 2021, a date often used as a placeholder until developers can nail down a real release date, and sure enough OverBorder Studio and publisher Team 17 announced today that the game will in fact be out on August 9.

Courtesy of IGN, we also have a new trailer showcasing Thymesia in action, and while I’m not an expert in the genre I have to agree with Rich’s assessment that it does indeed look very much like its stylistic forebears. The Steam page works hard to set it apart, with a tale about shifting into a “raven form” during battle and wielding “plague weapons” in combat as you struggle to recover memories lost in the wake of some kind of alchemical catastrophe. 

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