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  First-Person Survival Platformer  Escape from  Naraka  Will Include NVIDIA DLSS and Ray-Tracing
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07/22/2021
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

Cologne, July 22, 2021 - Escape from Naraka is a unique first-person action-platformer with exotic Balinese themes, inspired by local mythologies and legends. Published via Headup, the small Indonesia-based development team, Xelo Games, will launch their game next Thursday, on July 29th.
 
Powered by Unreal Engine 4, players will encounter a beautifully created first-person action-platformer set in a gigantic Balinese temple including real statues, and inspired by real mythology, and creatures straight from legend.
 
If you’re going to play Escape from Naraka on a Nvidia GeForce RTX PC, you can enhance your experience with ray-traced reflections, ray-traced shadows, RTX Global Illumination and performance-accelerating NVIDIA DLSS! Check out these effects in action in this new RTX videohttps://youtu.be/Ft7ngeRoW6I

“It's a great honor to work with Nvidia. Like a dream coming true!”, adds Irfan Sarwono, Game Director of Xelo Games. “Since it's a mix of runner and platformer including Steam Leaderboards, and it is up to the player to achieve the best possible time, the extra FPS won't hurt. DLSS? Check! Ray-Tracing? Check!”
 
Wishlist now if you are a fan of games like SEUM: Speedrunners from HellDark Deception, or DOOM! For more information, check out the official Twitter page and feel free to discuss the game with the developers on Discord.


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Reviews keys can be requested at the contact info below.
Please find more RTX screenshots in the official press kit.

About Escape from Naraka

Escape from Naraka is a first-person survival platformer with rich Balinese world-building. Taking huge inspiration from Balinese legends and local mythology, the game tasks you with platforming your way through a nightmarish temple. Every level will challenge you in a new and exciting way, with several themed stages, each with their own trials to complete. You will have to master the arts of dodging and timing to survive! 
  
FEATURES INCLUDE: 

  • Exotic Balinese themed levels full of platforming challenges, traps, and dangerous encounters
  • Your path to freedom will be blocked by terrifying enemies that stand your way
  • Unique abilities which are essential for your successful escape
  • Lots of secrets to uncover for eagle-eyed explorers
  • Leaderboards for each level and one for the complete run so you can see how you fare against others
  • Unique cultural world-building using real Balinese artifacts and 3D scan technology
  • RTX support: Ray-traced shadows and reflections, NVIDIA DLSS, RTX Global Illumination
  • Razer Chroma support

About Headup

Headup is a hybrid games publishing and development company providing players worldwide with the best content in the independent gaming sector. Established in 2009, it is active on all major platforms such as consoles, mobile devices and PC, and was awarded as "Best Publisher" at the German Developers Awards in 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2019. With over 80 million customers served on mobile and further several million players on the PC and consoles, Headup is always looking to raise awareness and commercial success for developers thinking outside the box. More information can be found at www.headupgames.com and twitter.com/headupgames.
 

About Xelo Games

Xelo Games is a team of three indie game developers, located in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Before it was founded, members of the team worked in European studios on AAA titles like F1 and GRID, among others. Escape from Naraka is the first game to be launched by the independent studio, and there is much more to come. Please find more information on twitter.com/XeloGames and xelodigital.com.
For further inquiries please contact:
Gregor Ebert
[email protected]
+49 2421 48 68 703 (Germany)
Headup

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