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Roguelike 'Iratus: Lord of the Dead' exits Steam Early Access, wants you to destroy all mortals

Iratus
Iratus (Image credit: Daedalic Entertainment)

What you need to know

  • Iratus: Lord of the Dead is a turn-based roguelike.
  • It launched on Steam Early Access last year.
  • The game just launched the 1.0 version.
  • You can purchase Iratus: Lord of the Dead for $25 on Steam.

At Windows Central, we always try to bring you news of interesting games. According to a press release Windows Central received today, Iratus: Lord of the Dead is a turn-based tactical roguelike role-playing game (RPG) set in a dark fantasy universe. Your goal is to lead an army of undead to help an angry necromancer in his quest to reach the surface world and bring death to the mortal realms. Sounds pretty exciting right?

Iratus: Lord of the Dead has garnered amazing reviews since it's been available through Steam Early Access. Luckily, the game launched as a 1.0 release today. The developer said the following.

Unfrozen and Daedalic Entertainment are delighted to announce that their popular dark fantasy roguelike RPG, Iratus: Lord of the Dead, leaves Steam Early Access today. Additionally, thanks to a successful Early Access phase, the first large expansion Iratus: Wrath of the Necromancer has been announced for September. If you like challenging tactical RPGs like Darkest Dungeon and you possess a dark sense of humor, Iratus: Lord of the Dead is the game for you. Iratus rises from the dead and rebuilds his undead army of monsters from the remains of his enemies. The necromancer and his moldy minions have hundreds of different skills you must develop and combine effectively in order to fight your way out of your crypt and get your revenge on the good guys.

The proper release adds two new dungeon levels, more enemies, items, quests, and other improvements. Iratus: Lord of the Dead was the top game on Steam Early Access at launch and has been very popular with the community ever since. Be sure to pick it up if you're interested.

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

1 Comment
  • Doesn't seem very "roguelike" to me with the side-view combat...