Babylon’s Fall: Trailer Lore

Babylon’s Fall: Trailer Lore

Platinum Games’ newest video game, Babylon’s Fall, was announce at E3 2018. In the trailer we learn about the in game history culminating in the climax of colossal armored beings clashing. The details of the trailer can easily be missed as it plays. Below are the lore of the trailer and game.

Babylon’s Fall: Trailer Lore

Platinum Games the publisher of games such as Nier: Automata and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance has a new project which was announced at this year’s E3. The dark fantasy action game was a part of the Square Enix show case and will be coming to PS4, PC and Steam in 2019. Not much else has been shared about the game but we do get some hints with visuals of armor, swords and magic wielding which could mean a melee combat focused game.

In this recent trailer, you see a timeline for the universe, the years are outlined below:

  • CE 5000
    • Discovery of the Oversoul
      • During the Albenlands era of expansion, its people discover an unknown energy known as the Oversoul.
  • CE 5017
    • The Age of Dawn
      • After years of experimentation, the Helos Empire succeeds in developing weapons that harness the Oversoul.
  • CE 5033 – 5083
    • The Oversoul Prophecies
      • A small group of seers hailing from all kingdoms use crystallized Oversoul fragments to predict the future and write down these prophecies in the Ephesian Book.
  • CE 5085 – 5089
    • The Apocalypse
      • The seers have visions of an all-consuming darkness.
  • CE 5093-99
    • Waland’s Journey
      • By order of the Helos Empire, Waland travels to the darklands in the far south, foretold by the Ephesian Book as the location of mankind’s revival.
  • CE 5106 – 5109
    • The Soul Riots
      • With resentment rising against the ruling class over its use of the Oversoul, riots break out among the masses.
  • CE 5110 – 5113
    • World War
      • As the rulers of each kingdom turn against their respective populaces, the riots escalate into full-blown war.
  • CE 5150 – 5200
    • Divine Punishment
      • Disgusted by humanity’s unwillingness to learn from its past Mistakes, the elder gods unleash their wrath upon mankind.
  • CE 5205
    • Birth of a Goddess
      • With the purpose of rescuing humanity from the brink of extinction a new goddess, Gaia is born
  • CE 5208
    • Birth of a New World
      • Gaia creates a new world in order to give humanity one last chance.
  • CE 5220
    • Age of Harmony
      • Humans begin to inhabit the new world, and a period of peace follows.
  • CE 5317 – 5338
    • Scholars of Gaia
      • Concerned about people losing their faith in Gaia, the high priest Darius forms a consort known as the Scholars of Gaia.
  • CE 5347
    • End of a Dream
      • The public execution of a nonbeliever by the Scholars of Gaia creates tension among the masses.
  • CE 4356
    • War of Beliefs
      • Unable to overcome their ideological differences, the Scholars of Gaia and the Helios Order start engaging in frequent skirmishes.
  • CE 5385
    • Spread of the Soul Plague
      • The unexplained outbreak of the soul plague prompts the different factions to capitalize on the people’s fear and expand their efforts to convert the masses.
  • CE 5427 – 5430
    • New World Academy
      • Fearing for the future of mankind after rediscovering the Esphesian Book, the seer Maria forms the New World Academy amid the rapidly worsening war.
  • CE 5427 – 5450
    • Punishment
      • On the Day of Judgement, Gaia turns against mankind.
  • CE 5464 – 5475
    • Awakening
      • Deep within the Shrine of Souls, the Nomads are born.
  • CE 5491 – 5500
    • Rebirth
      • Led by the Nomads, Humanity strikes back against Gaia.

Babylon’s Fall is set to release on PS4, Xbox One and PC via Steam next year 2019.


If you enjoyed this article and want read more about E3 2018 releases be sure to check out our rundown in Top RPG News Of The Week: E3 2018 Sekiro, Fallout 76, Cyberpunk 2077 And More.

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