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Witchfire is a dark fantasy FPS from the people behind The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

And Painkiller and Bulletstorm.

The people behind The Vanishing of Ethan Carter have revealed their next game: Witchfire.

Witchfire, from The Astronauts, is described as a dark fantasy first-person shooter. The gameplay teaser is below.

Chief developer Adrian Chmielarz said Witchfire is still a long way from release, and no platforms are announced other than PC via Steam. "The reason we're launching the teaser so early is simply to let everyone know that we're alive and kicking, and how radically different this new project of ours is compared to our previous game, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter," he said.

"That change in direction isn't anything new for the core team, though. The three co-owners of The Astronauts were also the co-owners of People Can Fly, as well as the creative leads behind shooters like Painkiller and Bulletstorm. While Witchfire is also a shooter, we're aiming to make a game unlike anything we have done in the past, both in tone and in game mechanics."

Witchfire uses the photogrammetry tech previously used in The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, which lets the developers 3D scan real-life objects - even entire buildings - and use them as digital assets. One to watch!

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