Hang Onto Your Soul While You View These Soul Sacrifice Screenshots

By Ishaan . May 17, 2012 . 10:00am

Sony have released a full set of Soul Sacrifice artwork and screenshots today. We’ve covered details of the multiplayer PlayStation Vita game in previous posts this month, and you can catch up on them here (or here, if you’re in the mood for watching Inafune talk about the game at length). Today’s news post is large batch of screens and a bit of art. Let’s start with the art first:



And now, onto screenshots. Some of these are old, while you may not have seen the others before:



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  • SirRichard

    I’m loving just how grotesque everything is, it really gives a sense of danger about your magic. At any point you could just go over the threshold and become a mess of roaring gore and flesh.

    You know what’d be neat? You’re playing online, fighting a boss in its arena, and someone sacrifices themselves to kill it off because it’s really wrecking you. Next time on your way through, or if you play with other people, a new boss monster is there depending on what spell the person sacrificed for.

    I know that’s not going to happen, but imagine it did?

    • xXDGFXx

      Or better, he ends up being the new boss upon decimating the previous one and you are now fighting a manned-monster.

  • Closet_Ninja

    this Soul Scrifice looks like Bayonetta and Prototype had a child

  • dragoon_slayer12

    This, ragnarok odyssey, and pso 2 are gonna keep me busy for a long, LONG time

  • NeoAthanasius

    I’m really glad that this is being published by Sony. That gives me much more room to get excited about the game, and not have to worry about it getting cancelled. It looks so great!

  • badmoogle

    I don’t think it looks particularly good technically but i like the art direction.

  • Chiupon

    The designs reminded me of Bayonetta. Definitely looks cool. Anything with human faced monsters is an instant win.

  • Zonron

    looks like the fields will at least look different from each other. i wonder if there is a quest system.

  • usagi_san

    Is it strange that I sort of find the female sorcerer kinda… hot? :/

    Hmmm…. Anyways, this game continues to look better with each artwork that is revealed. I’m looking forward to getting my hands on this and checking out all facets of the game.  

    How much are you willing to sacrifice in the pursuit of revenge?


    • XiaomuArisu

       No your not strange,your human.

    • FitzpatrickPhillips

      Nah bro, she’s pretty delicious.

    • thebanditking

       No worries I thought the exact same thing when I first saw that pic ;)

  • AzureNova

    Wow, this game looks great, hands down! Also, female sorcerer for the win, shes hot.

  • cj_iwakura

    I just hope this has the character and plot-driven goodness that I enjoyed in Demon’s/Dark Souls. Anyone who played them knows the characters were half the appeal, not just slaying beasties.

    • kupomogli

      Character and plot driven goodness?  Have you even played Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls?  The characters and storyline were almost non existant, much like Shadow Tower and the King’s Field games. 

      The only memorable character in the Souls games is Patches.

      You’ve probably played them, I’m not really saying that, but most From Software games aren’t character nor plot driven.

      • badmoogle

        Characterization and storyline are there in Souls games,it’s just that they are more subtle and not “in your face” than it is in most RPGs.

      • SirRichard

        They’re not driven by plot or character, but I seriously must ask; did you play Dark Souls? Did we play the same Dark Souls, or did you just ignore everyone but Patches? Solaire and Siegmeyer are some of my most beloved characters in videogames, and they’re basically a pair of jolly knights with scarcely more lines than the average RPG NPC.

        But that brevity doesn’t matter, because the pair of them have cheery, humorous lines and they’re both genuinely pleased to see you whenever you run across them, which is refreshing when everyone else is depressed, aloof or a murderous prick. It helps that their voice actors are fantastic at what they do, too.

        Demon’s Souls also had its fair share of memorable NPCs, with the standouts for many being Garl Vinland and Maiden Astraea. Yeah, the games aren’t driven by these characters or a major story, but that doesn’t mean the characters didn’t help to “make” those games for people.

        • kupomogli

          Patches is the only character that makes an impression on you on either game.  Sure it’s an impression that it’s a character you can’t trust, but is easily the most memorable character in either game.  All other characters are forgettable.

          • SirRichard

            You state that like it’s fact, but ask around. Maybe you found them forgettable but that doesn’t mean everyone else does.

          • cj_iwakura

            I strongly disagree. I remember every character fondly. The honor of Solaire. The despair of Ostrava. The devotion of Biorr. The madness of Miralda. The obsessions of Freke and Yuria.

            You take as much out of those games as you get. I got plenty, more than most RPGs could ever offer.

            And yes, I beat both Dark and Demon’s Souls three times, each.

  • PK212

    I would definitely buy this….if I had a Vita…

  • One of the reasons I need to get myself a Vita. This game is looking very nice and the fact that Keiji Inafune is partially behind this only adds to my anticipation. By the way, these screens are gorgeous. I’ve rarely seen a handheld game that looks this good (though it better play well cause all the nice graphics in the world would mean nothing in the game itself isn’t fun). 

  • jakxzero

    Looks like Dark Souls and Monster hunter best of both worlds

  • I’m loving the creature designs. Very grotesque.

    • Chris Lane

      Made me think of Cthulu to be honest. At least some of the art. In game looks nasty but not really Lovecraftian.

  • Mark me impressed if this game will look as good as in those screenshots when it’s in motion.

    • Givemeblood…Nyaa

       I seriously doubt that, i don’t think even the PS3 could do that so chance that Vita can are close to 0

      • Beautiful Daisy ♥


        • Givemeblood…Nyaa

          O.o what me ?

          • Beautiful Daisy ♥

            You don’t even know how much you friggin’ scared me with that last post you replied to me with~ I thought I would never see you again ;__; I was so depressed, I almost quit Siliconera for good… *insert angry rant*

          • Givemeblood…Nyaa

            Well i would explain it, but i don’t want to talk about that in public

            But sorry for that

          • Beautiful Daisy ♥

            *sigh* I’m pissed right now… but more than anything I’m happy to see you again ^_^ Don’t ever do that again… my genki heart can’t take it~

          • Givemeblood…Nyaa

            What can i say to that ?

            If you were depressed just from my last post then i can’t tell the truth…

            And without the truth pretty much anything i would say might make you get weird idea lol

            Anyway i won’t start posting again in the open thread …

            So someting like that won’t happen again :)

          • Beautiful Daisy ♥

            @darkraiders:disqus I’m honestly tired of you keeping me in the dark, DARKraiders. I don’t see why you can’t tell me the truth… the only reason I got sad was because you up and left without any reason.  And I’m not the only one~ Nyandroid, DivineRose, Ikari Engeru, FinalArcadia, even Raiu… we all missed you.  And as I said, the Open Thread feels empty without you.  You don’t HAVE to come back to it, but there’s a lot people there who would probably like to know whether you’re alive or not. 

          • Givemeblood…Nyaa

            I don’t mind telling the truth, but not in public… find somewhere we can talk privately and i will tell you the truth…

            If not then i won’t tell anything… that’s not the kind of thing i want to talk in public…

            It won’t be pleasant to hear you can be sure of that and i seriously think it would be better if you didn’t hear.

            At least try to understand that here just isn’t a good place to talk about that…

          • Beautiful Daisy ♥

            @darkraiders:disqus Like I said before, I can take a lot of stuff.  I’m asking you to tell me, so don’t worry about it.  My email is [email protected].  Is that private, enough? Please just email me.

          • Givemeblood…Nyaa

            I think i did it… i never sended any email before so i wasn’t sure how to do it.

            ( please do like you never heard about that it would be much more easy for me like that and for you too :) )

          • Beautiful Daisy ♥

            Thank you. I sent you an email back with my feelings~ read it. That’s how I honestly feel, okay? Don’t forget it.

          • Givemeblood…Nyaa

            That’s good you took that better then i thought you would :)

          • Beautiful Daisy ♥

            Pretty surprising huh? ^_^ Thank you for taking the time to tell me that.
            PS: I hope that makes you understand me a little better too.

  • Göran Isacson

    I like the concept art for the plant-city stage, really odd and off-putting… but I do wonder why there’s such a difference in the man’s and the womans facial expression. The man seems all gruff and bitter while the woman looks like she’s shying away… and holding her pinky out, for some strange reason.

    Cloth-textures look a little pixelated up-close, but I wonder if that will be a problem when you’re actually playing the game.

  • grevlinghore

    Hmmm, this excited me at first, when I thought as we all did that it might turn out to be another Souls game. After watching gameplay videos and developer conferences, I´m kinda not caring anymore. The concept has some potential I guess, but it seems a bit too flashy and pumped up for my taste.

  • vrakanox

    It looks like the kind of game that might make me buy a VITA.

  • boundries_san

    The art of the game does looks really cool here lol.^^

    The woman face angels makes me remember of some old grimoiries book that i read once where the demons all looks really bizzare and it seems this game just nail it.

    Can’t wait for this game to released here.^^ VITA it seems i am going to get u sooner here.

  • Umar Kiiroi Senkō

    damn that angel lady thing is grotesque. looks kewl reasons to buy vita are expanding beyond persona 4 and mgs

    • usagi_san

      It’s a harpy.

      • Umar Kiiroi Senkō

        its a dam huge harpy as well thort they were smaller, human size

        • usagi_san

          It all comes down to how they want to interpret what a harpy looks like. They are usually smaller, like you said, and human size. 

          Will never look at the Harpies Lady in the same way now.   

          • Umar Kiiroi Senkō

            true that is a very uhmm unique interpretation. well it definitely is menacing!

  • eliel

    the more i see of this game the more hype i feel for it i can’t w8 to try it out :D

  • Abhishek Posooa

    Its really awesome!!!
    The graphics :D

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