Realms Deep 2023, the annual digital showcase organized by 3D Realms and friends, returned for a second year on September 16-18, 2023. The event was packed with world premieres, special guests, and exclusive announcements, and it was a must-watch for fans of shooters and gaming in general.
The Realms Deep 2023 livestream was hosted by Jared Bair and featured guests such as Boss Mike J, Larry Kuperman, Jason Smith, and music by Jon of the Shred. The show included exclusive announcements from THQ Nordic, New Blood Interactive, Hyperstrange, and more.
One of the biggest announcements of the show was the reveal of Graven, a new first-person shooter from Slipgate Ironworks and 3D Realms. Graven is a dark and atmospheric shooter set in a medieval world where the player must use their wits and weapons to survive against a variety of enemies, including demons and other supernatural creatures.
Another big announcement was the reveal of Cultic, a first-person shooter from Punchdrunk and 3D Realms. Cultic is a retro-styled shooter with a heavy focus on action and gore. The player must battle their way through a variety of levels, taking on cultists, zombies, and other horrific creatures.
In addition to these two major announcements, Realms Deep 2023 also featured a number of other world premieres and exclusive announcements, including:
- WRATH: Aeon of Ruin (New Blood Interactive)
- Ion Fury: Aftershock (3D Realms)
- Project Warlock II (Buckshot Software)
- Forgive Me Father (Byte Barrel)
- Amid Evil: The Black Labyrinth (Indefatigable)
- Prodeus (Bounding Box Software)
- Hrot (Team17)
- Turbo Overkill (Trigger Happy Interactive)
Realms Deep 2023 was a great showcase for shooters of all kinds, from retro-styled shooters to dark and atmospheric shooters to action-packed gorefests. The event also featured a number of exclusive announcements and world premieres, making it a must-watch for fans of shooters and gaming in general.
Here are some additional thoughts on Realms Deep 2023:
- The show was well-produced and hosted, and the guests were all informative and entertaining.
- The exclusive announcements and world premieres were a major highlight of the show.
- It was great to see such a diverse range of shooters represented at the event, from retro-styled shooters to dark and atmospheric shooters to action-packed gorefests.
- Overall, Realms Deep 2023 was a great success, and it’s definitely an event that shooters fans should keep an eye on for future years.