The Serpent Rogue (potion-crafting roguelike) announced for Nintendo Switch, out next year

Team17 have announced their latest game for the Nintendo Switch: The Serpent Rogue, a potion-crafting roguelike developed by Sengi Games. It will be released sometime next year in Europe and North America.

Here’s the debut trailer, some details, and the list of key features:

As a corrupting force known as Morbus – The Serpent Rogue – threatens to overwhelm a medieval realm, a mysterious character called The Warden heads out on an adventure to confront and destroy it, and restore balance to the natural world around them.

The Serpent Rogue features an engaging mix of crafting and experimentation, as The Warden discovers new potions and recipes that change – or even create – situations to their advantage. The Warden’s actions also have consequences for the ecosystem, from dreaded Reapers devouring too many pets left in a single location, to ghouls attracted to the unburied going on to attack everything standing in their way. The wonders of alchemy even extend to therianthropy and shapeshifting, allowing The Warden to transform into any creature, and allow any creature to be transformed into another – including The Warden! Combined, the breadth of options to evolve through the game opens up a wealth of potential strategies and tactics to overcome the darkness of Morbus.

  • Sandbox roguelike: Explore the mysterious world of The Serpent Rogue; locations and items are fully randomised as The Serpent Rogue unleashes storms and other natural disasters
  • Permutations aplenty: Utilise the magic and crafting of alchemy to create new tactics to overcome the many threats and situations created by Morbus
  • Cause and effect: The Warden’s actions have consequences that can be used to their advantage; but will they become the hero of the tale… or the villain?

The Serpent Rogue (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet, but is slated for a 2022 release in Europe and North America.

Source: Team17 PR


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