Earlier this year we brought you news of The Keep, a title coming to the 3DS eShop from the prolific download developer Cinemax; it certainly seems to be one of the studio's most ambitious projects to date. The company promised more details would come ahead of its summer release window, and has now delivered with a host of screenshots and a trailer.
Your quest is to explore dungeons and caves to unravel the mystery "surrounding the tower of evil sorcerer Watrys", which seems like reasonable fantasy fare so far. Adopting a first-person perspective, you're tasked with exploring, solving puzzles and engaging in real-time combat. The stylus and touch screen will be integral to controlling attack direction and height, while combining runes in a mini-game of sorts will unlock special elemental attacks. Cinemax is also promising multiple difficulty settings to accommodate all players.
The Keep will offer something for newbies in the genre, seasoned adventures and for those who like to tackle with proper challenge - every difficulty level will have a Permadeath option.
You can check out a trailer of Alpha build footage and screenshots below. Is this on your radar ahead of its summer release?