‘West of Dead’ is a fast-paced shooter starring Ron Perlman

‘West of Dead’ is a fast-paced shooter starring Ron Perlman


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After it popped up in the Microsoft Store perhaps a little earlier than intended, twin-stick shooter West of Dead is available in open beta on Xbox One. You’ll play as the Ghost Rider-esque William Mason, who’s voiced by Ron Perlman of Hellboy and Sons of Anarchy fame.

The bounty hunter with a flaming skull for a head can tactically use cover while battling undead outlaws and beasts in Purgatory, Wyoming in 1888. Upstream Arcade developed West of Dead, which is a that uses procedural generation for its stylish environments.

The open beta runs until November 25th. If you can kill a Wendigo by then, you’ll claim a trophy you can take into the full game. West of Dead will be available on Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass next year, as well as , Nintendo Switch and PC (on Steam, GOG and the Microsoft Store).

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