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Project Magnum is an RPG shooter that looks like Destiny meets Devil May Cry

Project Magnum
(Image credit: Nexon)

Project Magnum is a new shooter for PC and PlayStation consoles, and it looks like a blend of Destiny and Devil May Cry.

The teaser trailer, which you can check out below, shows off some impressive visuals, kicking off with a somewhat Art Deco-style fortress shadowed by an ominous Traveller-style orb. From there, things seems to take an unfortunate turn, with a gun-toting main character taking on a series of massive metallic threats in some detailed ruins.

It doesn't all seem to be gunplay, however. One clip shows a female figure appearing to use some magical, frost-based abilities. Another character comes running in with a huge hammer to dispatch a shield-bearing foe, while others use a grappling hook to jump between areas of the map and an arm attachment to help slow them down during a fall.

While some clips seem to show four players working alongside one another, hinting at the loot-shooting mechanics mentioned in the video's description, the video also shows off a world reminiscent of Capcom's Devil May Cry or even Final Fantasy. As well as the gunplay, the description hints at "RPG play" with "unique characters based in a sci-fi player vs environment worldview."

Project Magnum is a working title, and there's no word on a release date just yet, but the studio behind it has some impressive credentials. Developer NAT Games is a subsidiary of Nexon Korea, which has worked on Counter-Strike Online and Final Fantasy 14 - good news for both shooter and RPG fans.

To keep you busy until we see more from Project Magnum, check out our list of new games 2021.

Ali Jones

I'm GamesRadar's deputy news editor, working with Ben T across our gaming news articles. I started my journalistic career while getting my degree in English Literature at the University of Warwick, where I also worked as Games Editor on the student newspaper, The Boar. Since then, I've run the news sections at PCGamesN and Kotaku UK, and also regularly contributed to PC Gamer. As you might be able to tell, PC is my platform of choice, so you can regularly find me playing League of Legends or Steam's latest indie hit.