I, The Inquisitor Officially Announced

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Developer The Dust has announced I, The Inquisitor, a story-based action-adventure based on the popular books by Jacek Piekara in which, in an alternate history, Jesus of Nazareth responds to his crucifixion with anger and rage rather than forgiveness and compassion. And in the centuries that follow His band of Inquisitors serve as violent enforcers of Biblical law. You play as Mordimer Madderdin in the 1500’s, and it will be up to you to show mercy to sinners or to punish them.

I, The Inquisitor promises to let you decide the fates of those you encounter in the non-linear story missions. The Dust says you will “solve the various cases and crimes of those who have transgressed against the faith, all while uncovering the truth of a darker evil from another realm that is trying to enter the world of the living.”

Expect a full sword-based combat system for when words just won’t do, but also a detective game-like interrogation option for times when they will.

I, The Inquisitor is in development for PC (Steam), PS5, and Xbox Series X|S. You can wishlist it on Steam.

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