Below game screenshot of the character entering the Depths

If you're a fan of exploration and challenging rogue-like games, you might want to take a look at the freshly released action-RPG Below. It features an atmospheric and procedurally generated world riddled with secrets to uncover, devious traps that can and will kill you, and naturally, a whole assortment of monstrosities you'll have to deal with on your journey into the depths.

Since that sort of description can apply to a whole bunch of games, allow me to also share with you a lengthy gameplay preview Game Infomer did with Below's Creative Director Kris Piotrowski. It'll give you a pretty dang good idea of what Below is, how it plays like, and why the developers chose to make it:

I haven't played it myself so take the following with a grain of salt, but from what I can tell Below is a solid rogue-like that has a bit of a problem with end-game balance. Things start off really well and you have plenty of time to get your bearings, but once you head down to the deepest levels you're constantly going to be in mortal danger, and there won't really be much to help prevent you from dying and having to do it all over again. So if you do decide to grab Below, make sure you're doing so fully cognizant of the fact that it will be quite tricky to actually beat.

You can learn more about Below, as well as grab yourself a copy, by visiting either Steam or the official website. Have fun!

Below screenshot of a staircase illuminated only by a torch

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