Warhammer: Chaosbane is an isometric Action RPG developed by Eko Software and published Bigben Interactive.
The game is set in the Warhammer Fantasy universe, but set 200 years before the reign of Karl Franz. Shortly after the Great War Against Chaos, the Empire of Man has enjoyed several years of peace under the reign of Emperor Magnus the Pious. However, peace never lasts, and the Forces of Chaos have once again struck against the Empire of Man. In this time of war, heroes must rise to combat the coming darkness, lest the Empire falls to the dread servants of the Dark Gods.
Players will be able to take control of four heroes: Konrad Vollen (An Imperial Captain), Elontir (High Elf Archmage), Bragi Axebiter (A Dwarfen Slayer) and Elessa (Wood Elf Waywatcher). Players will explore several cities of the old world, from the then capitol-city of Nuln to the cursed city of Praag.
This game provides examples of the following:
- Dual Wielding: Bragi Axebiter dual wields axes.
- Fighter, Mage, Thief: The Captain and the Slayer will be the close-combat specialists respectively specializing in defense and offense, the Waywatcher will be a stealthy ranged character and the Archmage, obviously, will be the magic-user.
- The Musketeer: The Imperial Captain will have access to firearms, alongside his melee weapon.
- One-Man Army: No matter which hero the player picks, the game will end with literally thousands of cultists and Lesser Daemons dead in their wake. Even the dreaded Greater Daemons of Chaos (Great Unclean One, Bloodthirster, Keeper of Secrets and Lord of Change), all Physical Gods in their own right, are no match for the plucky slaughter machines.
- Prequel: The game is set shortly after the Great War Against Chaos, 200 years before the current events of Warhammer Fantasy. During this time, the fourth Everchosen known as Asavar Kul (Archaon's predecessor) launched a massive chaos invasion on the realms of Kislev and the Empire. The invasion was repelled by the united forces of the Imperials and Kislevites, under the command of a noble named Magnus von Bildhofen of Nuln. After defeating the chaos forces and slaying Asavar Kul, Magnus was anointed Emperor and set about purging the remaining chaos warbands and reunifying the Empire.
- Take That!: When Diablo Immortal was announced for only mobile platforms, the devs of Chaosbane were quick to mock them for it.