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Meet Mictlan: An Ancient Mythical Tale, a game inspired by pre-Hispanic Mexico

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The history approached from video games can go beyond the World Wars, Greek, Egyptian and Norse mythologies, medieval and feudal settlements in Asia. For a long time, it has been thought that elements of pre-Hispanic culture could be very interesting to make a video game and this will come true thanks to the initiative of Mexican Guillermo Alarcón, founder of the Japan-based studio Meta Studios Creative Agency.

Mictlan: a game inspired by pre-Hispanic Mexico

In recent days, the development process of Mictlan: An Ancient Mythical Tale has transcended, an open world, action and adventure game in the third person that will take place in the 16th century during the Conquest period and that will highlight the representation of cities such as Tulum. , Calakmul, Chichén Itzá, Teotihuacán and Tenochtitlán, as well as the relationship with Mictlán, the conception of the underworld of the Mexicas. Also, this game will feature representations of pre-Hispanic deities such as Quetzalcóatl, Tezcatlipoca and Huitzilopochtli.

Through its official accounts on social networks, the development team led by Guillermo Alarcón has shown different elements of his art and design, showing his attention to detail in terms of the environments and an interesting representation of the elements of pre-Hispanic cultures seen from the perspective of a video game.

Likewise, the team of 40 developers who are responsible for Mictlan: An Ancient Mythical Tale, is adding important talents, such as Yashaswi Karthik, concept artist from Ubisoft who also fulfills his role as art director of this game inspired by the pre-Hispanic cultures of the that today is Mexico.

On the other hand, Mictlan: An Ancient Mythical Tale seeks to add talent in the artistic section and for this they have contacted Roco Pachukote, vocalist of the Mexican rock group La Maldita Vecindad and who is also known as a promoter of the Mexican culture.

Mictlan: An Ancient Mythical Tale already has an official site on Steam and according to the information shown, it will soon start a campaign on Kickstarter.

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