City of Brass screenshot of various enemies attacking the player

City of Brass is a newly released first-person rogue-lite that will have you hack and slash your way through a variety of Arabian Nights themed locales. As such, expect to see richly decorated and colorful cities, forgotten and sand-covered ruins, as well as a whole host of mythological creatures ranging from genies to boring ol' skeletons.

Since trying to explain action games through words alone is a bit of a pointless task, allow me to share with you the recently posted launch trailer. It should give you a pretty good idea of what to expect from City of Brass, both in terms of visuals and gameplay. Oh, and there's even a cameo from Nvidia's Shadowplay in there! Have a gander:

I haven't played City of Brass myself, so as always take the following with a few grains of salt, but from what I can tell it appears to be quite solid. There do seem to be some issues with keyboard & mouse controls, as well as plenty of complaints about the procedural generation, though despite all of that City of Brass still holds a rather impressive 87% approval rating on Steam. So if you're a fan of first-person rogue-lites, and you don't mind ignoring some of the rougher edges, City of Brass might just be worth a look.

You can learn more about City of Brass, as well as follow its development moving forward, by heading over to Steam. Have fun!

City of Brass screenshot of the palace entrance from up close

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