Denis Dyack, a video game industry veteran of more than 25 years, is the Founder and CEO of Apocalypse. Currently working on Deadhaus Sonata a Narrative Driven Action RPG where you play the Undead fighting the living.
Previously, Denis founded Silicon Knights, one of the world's most successful independent developers. He created and led an unprecedented string of video game hits such as Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain, Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem, Metal Gear: Solid Twin Snakes, and Too Human. A Canadian Game Developers Hall of Fame inductee, Denis was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Character or Story Development by Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences for his work on Eternal Darkness.
Join Director Denis Dyack as he explains how Deadhaus Sonata is a Spiritual Successor to Legacy of Kain.
Deadhaus Sonata™, a Spiritual Successor to Legacy of Kain, is a Narrative Driven Action RPG where you play as the Undead fighting the living.
As an unstoppable force from Deadhaus, you are a monster among men, dealing death and destruction on a massive scale. Launch your enemies in the air and eviscerate them with elegant dance macabre. Consume your enemies to make yourself whole while exploring the grim world of Nogosua.
Gameplay will feature a dark, narrative-driven storyline, which is a spiritual successor to Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain ® Deadhaus Sonata™ development is leading on the PC and will support all major platforms.
Spiritual Successor to Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain®
Apocalypse Studios is excited to announce their partnership with Modulate to use their voice-skinning technology, offering players a new way to immerse themselves into the world of Deadhaus Sonata.
“Modulate’s technology allows anyone to customize their voice as they chat with other players during gameplay,” said Mike Pappas, CEO of Modulate. “They will be able to match their sound to the unique characters of Deadhaus’s world or use those voices as a starting point to create something entirely new. Denis and the Apocalypse team are creating an incredibly rich experience for gamers to interact with – so we want to make sure those gamers can really step into the shoes of their characters and immerse themselves in this rich and chaotic world.”
By integrating Modulate into Deadhaus Sonata, Apocalypse Studios also gains access to a new tool for the content generation they’ve made central to their long-term plan.
Ontario, Canada (October 3, 2019) – Moon Collider and Apocalypse Studios are pleased to be able to break the silence on our partnership on the Apocalypse production: Deadhaus Sonata.
Founded by Denis Dyack, an industry veteran known for his Lovecraftian gothic fantasy RPGs including Blood Omen: Legacy of Kain and Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem, Apocalypse is a new studio based in Niagara.
Deadhaus Sonata is a free-to-play Action RPG and promises to be a spiritual successor to Denis’ previous works. Contrary to the usual approach of a noble hero defending against mindless hordes, one to six players take on the role of the undead, wreaking destruction and feeding on the warm-blooded masses in the dark fantasy setting of Nogosaua.
Apocalypse hopes to change the way people play games. “Immersive experiences in video games rely upon realistic behaviors of opponents,’’ said Denis Dyack, CEO of Apocalypse. “Kythera AI provides excellent ability in creating the immersive...