As all the post-Electronic Entertainment Expo content comes pouring in across the internet this week, we’ve noticed that one particular game is being overlooked by many. Hellraid, publisher/developer Techland’s new first-person hack-and-slash, isn’t exactly making major headlines, which is a shame because it looks truly promising.
So why is this little gem slipping everyone’s mind? Probably because of its name. Seriously, Hellraid is not at all a compelling title. Even we have to admit we weren’t exactly thrilled when we first heard about the game. Maybe Techland has a last minute change of heart and decides to rename it before it ships off to retail -- though we won't get our hopes up.
Nonetheless, we previewed a hands-off demo of Hellraid last week and it was actually quite impressive. Here are a few reasons why we think it's awesome: