Thursday, January 12, 2023

Become the Monkey King in The Crown of Wu

The Crown of Wu is a captivating adventure-action game that takes players on a journey through a fantastical world inspired by the traditional Chinese tale Journey to the West. In this game, players take on the role of Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, as they fight against enemies and overcome obstacles in order to retrieve the stolen Crown of Wu.

What is Journey to the West...?

Journey to the West is a Chinese novel that follows the adventures of a monk named Xuanzang as he travels to India to bring back Buddhist scriptures. He is accompanied by three supernatural beings: Sun Wukong, Zhu Bajie, and Sha Wujing. Along the way, they face many challenges and obstacles, including fighting demons and monsters, and dealing with greed and temptation. The novel is known for its humorous characters and depiction of Buddhist practice.

But back to this indie game! It was developed by Red Mountain and already published on PlayStation 4 &5! This project has been launched by only students and former students of Trazos participate, directed by our trainer: José Carlos Montero. Students and ex-students of Trazos belonging to different areas of the School participate in this project, such as Video Games or Digital Illustration, in such a way that collaborators have the opportunity to work as a team within a professional environment , approaching the work model that they will find once they enter the industry.

The game's combat system is easy to use and grants players incremental powers as they progress through the levels, making it accessible for players of all skill levels. Players can harness the powers of air, fire, earth, and lightning to defeat enemies and navigate through the dangerous world.

The combat system is fresh and intuitive, and the various powers allow for a range of strategic options in battle.

In addition to combat, The Crown of Wu also features platforming elements that require players to jump, run, and parkour their way through the game's levels. The puzzles and challenges become increasingly complex as players advance through the game, making for an engaging and satisfying gameplay experience.

Developed using Unreal Engine.

The world of The Crown of Wu is a blend of old and new, drawing inspiration from Chinese mythology while telling a new story of Sun's journey from anti-hero to hero. The game's antagonist, Zhu, is waiting to fight and kill you, adding a sense of urgency to the plot.

One ​​day Sun woke up and with great pain he was able to see how chaos and devastation reigned unopposed around him. His crown was gone. From his old prison he watched as everything collapsed around him, it was time to reclaim his crown and restore order. 

The game's levels are varied and beautiful, with a range of environments and locations to explore.

Overall, The Crown of Wu is a thrilling and immersive adventure-action game that combines fast-paced combat with challenging puzzles and platforming elements. Its unique setting and plot make it a stand-out title in the genre, and its easy-to-use combat system and incremental powers make it accessible for players of all skill levels. If you're a fan of adventure-action games, or just love exploring new worlds inspired by mythology, thenThe Crown of Wu is definitely worth checking out!

You can already play the free version on indiexpo website uploaded by the team of Red Mountain!

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