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The Inquisitor's Gameplay Trailer Emerges – Unveiling a Realm of Shadows and Sin



Watch Mordimer’s first steps into gritty Koenigstein and the enigmatic Unworld

Prepare to descend into a world shrouded in darkness and malevolence as Kalypso Media and The Dust S.A. have unveiled the latest gameplay trailer for dark fantasy adventure game, The Inquisitor. Emerging from the depths of an alternate religious history, this story-driven epic invites players to navigate a treacherous path through mystery, violence, and sin. The Inquisitor is coming soon, destined for Windows PC, Xbox Series X | S, and PlayStation 5 platforms. In an alternate 1500 A.D., where a vengeful Jesus broke free from the cross and pursued brutal retribution against the heretics, The Inquisitor thrusts players into a world soaked in blood and shadow. Assuming the mantle of Mordimer Madderdin, a devoted Inquisitor, players embark on a harrowing journey within the corrupt city of Koenigstein. Amidst rampant sin and religious transgressions, your solemn duty as the Inquisitor beckons you to unearth corruption's roots and confront its malicious grip. Harness the power of strategic investigation as you track down suspects, delve into the intricacies of evidence, and, if necessary, resort to unyielding force. Your role as judge, jury, and executioner hangs in the balance. Will mercy prevail, or shall the sword of retribution fall in the name of Holy Law? Yet, within the very walls of the city, a deeper darkness festers, a realm shrouded in mystery, the Unworld. Unbeknownst to those around him, Mordimer Madderdin holds the key to unlocking its secrets, peering into the twisted souls of the depraved. The Inquisitor beckons players to unveil its grim truths and confront the ultimate judgment. In this newest trailer, witness the means at your disposal for righting the sins of Koenigstein. Prepare to put your judgement to the test, the dark fantasy adventure is coming soon on Windows PC, Xbox Series X | S and PlayStation 5. Delve into the abyss and witness the trailer below.


The Inquisitor will be shown to media for the first time during Gamescom on the UKIE booth (Hall 3.2). To book a presentation slot with Kalypso Media and The Dust S.A., please contact the Kalypso Media press team. Features

  • Be the ultimate Holy Judge and Jury: Your role as an Inquisitor is to maintain order and enforce the faith in God. But the world is full of sinners who have lost their way. Decide the fates of those you judge in multiple story-driven cases and missions. This is a world where morality and what is right have long strayed from each other. So, will you show mercy or undying belief in The Holy Law?

  • A morally tainted, non-linear tale: This is a dark and gritty story centered around a religion preaching revenge and violence. Multiple branching story choices will test your morality. Choose your path and decide what kind of Inquisitor you will be - one of pity or one of retribution - and ultimately what mark you will leave on this world.

  • Enlightened sleuthing: Mordimer has unique skills and abilities that allow him to solve the various crimes and mysteries that have befallen Koenigstein. Track down and interrogate suspects. Discover the hidden truths of the city and its inhabitants. Piece together the evidence and make your final judgments.

  • Delve into the Unworld: Unbeknownst to those around him, Mordimer has the ability to enter the mysterious Unworld. There he can discover the deeper secrets that suspects have tried to hide in their souls. But there is a grave risk when venturing into this world and the dark force which reigns supreme here will do everything it can to destroy you for stepping foot into its realm.

  • Persuasive interrogations: The 1500’s remain a cruel era of justice. As an Inquisitor, you have free rein to use whatever methods and tools deemed necessary to persuade suspects to reveal ‘the truth’. These optional interrogations date back to the times of the real Inquisition and it’s up to you to decide if and how much force to apply to those under your investigation.

  • Let your sword do the talking: Sometimes a tongue just needs to be cut right out in order to loosen it. A full sword-based combat system means various cases will let or even require you to use brute force. Master your blade, find your openings, and use your enemy’s weak points against them.


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