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A soulslike game bursting in colors? Dive into the art of Alterborn – a third-person soulslike survival action shooter coming to PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S in Q3 2023.

See how Alterborn's art team breaks down the process of reinventing the soulslike visual formula in a more light-hearted fashion.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 29th, Warsaw, Poland.

Get comfy while the art team responsible for the looks of Alterborn guides you through the nuances of creating a visually appealing game world in a genre filled with darkness and ominous atmosphere. Devs will reveal few bits of characters currently being in development, environments and the coming features of character customization!

Watch the Alterborn Art Talk video HERE.

Add the game to your Steam Wishlist ( and join the official Discord server ( to get involved in the currently ongoing community event!

Alterborn is a third-person survival action shooter filled with dark humor that draws inspiration from multiple genres, including soulslikes, roguelites, and looter shooters, all mixed with a plethora of arcade abilities for unspeakable mayhem and fun.


  • Altered State Explore handcrafted levels mixed with procedurally generated content and ever-changing gameplay mechanics. Observe how your surroundings change in real-time before your very eyes.
  • Action-packed playthroughs with no two games alike Remember that your actions matter and impact the world around you. Whenever you delve into the Shattered Lands, your experience will differ. Spot patterns, learn them, adjust your toolset accordingly, and you shall be rewarded.
  • In-depth RPG and difficulty level customization – Adjust the challenge with gameplay mechanics rather than an artificial slider. Every progression system will require you to make meaningful yet difficult choices. Mix and match countless unlockables to fit your playstyle.
  • Choose your friends and foes – Watch the story evolve depending on your choices, also influencing actual gameplay, giving you access to unique mechanics such as weapons, quests and more. Through this system, you’ll be able to get a glimpse of what is truly going on within this crazed, unstable world.

Alterborn is being developed by the Polish studio Iron Lung and will launch on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S in Q3 2023.

More information about the game can be found on the official website, Steam, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, and Discord.


About Iron Lung
Iron Lung is a team of indie developers from Poland hard at work striving to put high-quality AA+ experiences in the hands of players from around the globe.

First and foremost, they value working on projects that let them grow as artists. This stems from a belief that the industry has grown somewhat stagnant. They want to push themselves while setting realistic goals by deconstructing proven solutions into their core components, experimenting with the formula, and improving on it.

For them, games are an expression of art in its purest form – they want to share their perspective with the world. They believe in their audience and want to craft experiences that will challenge gamers just like they challenge themselves.

In the end, all they want is to excite, amaze, and spark the imagination.

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