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Tuesday - November 29, 2022

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Preview

by Hiddenx, 17:52

Mortismal Gaming checked out WH40k: Inquisitor - Martyr with the new Sororitas DLC:

Check Out | WH40k: Inquisitor - Martyr


Wednesday - November 10, 2021

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Sororitas DLC Announced

by Myrthos, 15:39

A new DLC for Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr has been announced, which includes a new playable class.

NeocoreGames is happy to announce that a new playable class DLC, an INQUISITOR with an ADEPTA SORORITAS background, is coming soon to Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr.

Fans of the Warhammer 40,000 universe are surely familiar with the Adepta Sororitas. The Sisters of Battle are devout followers of the Emperor, and a bastion against corruption and heresy across the Imperium. They lay waste to the heretics with a wide array of weaponry ranging from Flamers to Blessed Blades and Neural Whips, however, their faith is said to be a weapon stronger than any steel. Through this zealous faith they invoke powers beyond measure to perform Saintly Deeds, silencing every last heretic's final cries.

The Sisters of Battle background will bring new class mechanics and item types to Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor as well. Players will be able to access various Acts of Faith to empower their characters and allies, or smite enemies, as well as further customize their playstyle through the Sacred Rite passive skills. With strong enough Faith, the Sister of Battle will transform into Embodied Saint form and gain access to a wide array of unique abilities, feared across the entire Caligari Sector.

The 'SORORITAS' DLC is arriving in 2022, first on PC, and later on consoles.

Thursday - May 16, 2019

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Prophecy Announced

by Silver, 10:14

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor-Martyr now has a stand alone expansion called 'Prophecy'.

Announcing Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Prophecy

We'll reveal more of this new title in the following weeks, so stay tuned, and be sure to check our Community Hub[] often!

 Thanks Couchpotato!

Tuesday - April 09, 2019

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Version 2.0 Coming May

by Silver, 09:57

Gamingbolt reports that Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor will receive a 2.0 update May 28th.

The action RPG came out originally on PC June 18th 2018 to mixed reception. Since then, the developers have released the game on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and have featured several updates to improve the game based on community feedback. This major update will rework and update a lot of the game’s internal systems, including the progression system, level cap, endgame content, the loot system, and a lot more.



Saturday - February 02, 2019

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Martyr Monotask Servo-skull DLC Available

by Silver, 20:08

ExpansiveDLC reports that W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr now has new DLC available called Martyr Monotask Servo-skull.

The Monotask Servo-skull is a logic-engine equipped device which helps an Inquisitor to keep track of the expansive facts and data. They often hover thanks to anti-gravity field generators and are bodiless pets, built from the skulls of Adepts from Adeptus Terra.


Thanks Farflame!

Monday - December 03, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Season 2 has Arrived

by Silver, 20:51

Season 2 has arrived for W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr.


The long-awaited Season 2 has arrived to the PC version of Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr, introducing the theme of the Blood God, Khorne.

An unexpected Chaos incursion into the vaults of a renowned Navigator House exposes a disturbing new conflict in a forsaken region of the Caligari Sector. The trail of buried secrets leads to a place that shouldn’t even exist and unleashes the tide of carnage that will soon engulf entire planets if the agents of the Inquisition cannot stop the mayhem of Khorne, the Chaos God of war, rage and hate.

The new Season for “Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr” will let loose the bloodthirsty followers of Khorne in the Caligari Sector, opening up a new Subsector with new star systems, introducing the Daemons of Khorne and the visually stunning and macabre gameplay mechanics designed to conjure the atmosphere of battling the violent and primal followers of the Blood God, while two brand new investigations will tell the dark story behind the existence of the Voidrippers, the unique sandboxed Chaos Space Marine Chapter worshipping Khorne.

Main Features

  • Khorne enemy faction with 11 new units
  • Raised Inquisitorial Rank and Item level caps
  • Opened a new subsector
  • Two new investigations
  • New game mechanics, improvements and balancing
  • Several bugfixes

For a more detailed change log and some information on what to expect in future updates, please read our community announcement here.

As usual, Season 2 will also arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on a later date. 

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr is now on sale on Steam, so if you haven't tried it already, now is the best time to join the Imperium's best agents in their struggle against Chaos.

Thanks Farflame!

Sunday - July 29, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Review @ PC Gamer

by Hiddenx, 10:56

PC Gamer reviewed Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor—Martyr:

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor—Martyr review

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor—Martyr, which I am going to just call 'Martyr' from now on if that's cool with you, is a rare action-RPG set in the 40K universe. It seems odd nobody's done 'Warhammer plus Diablo' before now, but that's what Martyr is. 

The inquisitors are 40K's secret police who investigate heresy, and an odd choice for a game of killstreaks and loot rather than mystery and interrogations. You choose from three flavors of inquisitor—crusader, psyker, and assassin mapping onto warrior, wizard, and rogue—and then plunge into a giant spaceship monastery called the Martyr which has been taken over by cultists and daemons.


Actually, there's a lot you have to play for 10 or 20 hours to see, whether it's systems like the underused moral choices, of which there are only a few in the entire campaign, or the vehicle sections that let you drive a tank and a mech. In some investigations I got to make decisions that altered missions like whether to hire hackers or psychics to scope out an underhive before going in, but too rarely. All this cool stuff is used and tossed aside, and to get to it you have to fight a lot of samey enemies in dark corridors where the camera won't show you what's going on.

It's frustrating because when it's good it really is good. There's a cover system that feels right when you're hunkered down with a rifle lining up an aimed shot, which involves a targeting system like a spinning roulette wheel, which stops on the body part that wins a bullet. Pillars and other bits of level furniture fall to pieces once the bolter rounds start flying. They patched the jetpack and now it's a proper whooshy slamdunk. Everything's technogothic, with automated doors and even your storage locker having the human faces of lobotomized criminals or clones who've been cyborgized into service.

There's a quote in the 40K books that goes, "The universe is a big place, and whatever happens, you will not be missed." That's what Martyr makes me think of. A big universe of stuff, but spread so thin the good bits are easy to miss.

Score: 59/100

Saturday - July 21, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Review @ Indian Noob

by Hiddenx, 00:08

Indian Noob checked out Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr:

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr Review (PC) Noobreview ::
A Purge Gone Wrong

If there is one franchise no one can say has too few video games under its belt is Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000. From RTS to 4X4 to FPS to MMO, Warhammer 40K has seen it all. Some of it good, some- not so much. Yet the ARPG genre popularised by Diablo remained an uncharted territory for the Emperor’s champions. That is, up until Neocore Games came up with the awkwardly titled Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr. Let’s see how it did, shall we?

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr is an Action Role-Playing Game developed and published by Neocore Games. After spending a bit of time in Steam’s Early Access program, Martyr was relased for Microsoft Windows on 5 Jun, 2018 with PS4 and Xbox One versions releasing on August 23.



It’s hard to recommend Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr at it’s current state and pricepoint. I can’t help but feel that Martyr would have been way more comfortable being something akin to Relic’s Space Marine. There is still a chance that Neocore can change the game around with the planned content updates. But right now, if you are not a die-hard 40K fan who doesn’t mind shelling out full price, there are better ARPG alternatives that offer much more, at a lesser cost.

Score: 6/10

Tuesday - July 17, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Review @Techraptor

by Silver, 02:50

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr has been reviewed by Techraptor.

Inquisitor relishes in sending waves upon waves of units towards the player, some of which are alarmingly powerful. As a Psyker, I battled while utilizing the Warp, an otherworldly power that seeks the corrupt all that use it. Using the Warp, I would teleport around the room, killing everything that I encountered while judiciously using my spells and hiding behind my cover when needed.

Sometimes I got my butt kicked, sending me back a few rooms and letting me ponder what exactly I did wrong. Inquisitor is great in that way, as it doesn’t punish the player unless they make a mistake. If you become surrounded and later massacred by screeching enemies, there was a sequence of mistakes that led to that moment. Usually, it was along the lines of deciding to run in there guns (or in this case staff) blazing instead of moving forward cautiously. This is a game that demands focus and not an insignificant amount of skill, which only serves to elevate Inquisitor’s combat above most of its contemporaries.


Gamerpros compared Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr to Diablo 3.

Level Design

First thing that really differentiate Martyr from Diablo III is the level structure. Diablo III is known for huge, open, maze-like levels, which change each time you play. Levels are littered with enemies, meaning there is plenty for you to do, but backtracking caused by the randomized nature of the levels (as well as sheer scale of each area), makes it feel bit dreary at times. This also means that a single mission can take a significant time investment to complete. Since you cannot save your progress mid-level, you need to have at least an hour to spare to even considering starting a game session.

Martyr completely eliminates that issue. Each level in Martyr is quite a small, confined experience that could take as little as ten minutes to complete. This is all thanks to the decision to have smaller separate areas for every mission, instead of having many missions in a one single map. This makes the game much more approachable, and means you can get your ARPG fix in short bursts.


Thanks Farflame!

Thursday - June 21, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Review @ PC Powerplay

by Hiddenx, 20:46

PC Powerplay has reviewed Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr:

Review: Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr

FOR EMPER... or... Look, I really can't get excited about this any more.

I’m not the only one who’s a little jaded by the rapid release date of games based on Games Workshop franchises. As the satirical games website Point and Clickbait notes, it feels like just about anyone can get into the action. So it’s rare that a game like Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr comes along – that is, a game that I’m actually genuinely keen to play.

Martyr – no WAY am I saying the overblown full name every time – is essentially grim-dark take on the action RPG genre, as typified by Diablo. But instead of a dungeon, you’re exploring the bowels of a gigantic, abandoned space-hulk, whose gleaming bulkheads and rusted partitions gradually give way to gore-soaked corridors and the fleshy architecture of the corruption of Chaos. And instead of a stalwart adventurer, you play a stalwart Inquisitor of the Imperium – a loyal servant of the Emperor with enough clout and confidence to talk to back even to Space Marines.


If you hate the constant fight, loot, gear-up, repeat process of Diablo, this might appeal, but when all you’ve got each level is just click-killing everything in sight, the game gets a little dull, and the terri-bad voice-acting doesn’t do Martyr any favours either. 

Which is, all up, a real shame, as there is the structure of a good game here. But the end product just doesn’t add up to something worth sticking with.


A gorgeous game in looks, but repetitive and miserly in its gameplay. And that voice acting - UGH!

Score: 6/10

Saturday - June 09, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Reviews

by Silver, 23:29

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr has been reviewed to a moderate reception.


Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor –Martyr isn’t bad, but it feels like it’s missing that spark to be really enjoyable. When playing with hack-and-slash action you want to feel involved, but the fights in Martyr feel like someone else is playing the game. Sure there are some fun moments and maybe it will grow into a more enjoyable experience post-launch, but for the here and now, it probably isn’t worth your time.

Please note: As per the update at the top of this review, the following score is not necessarily representative of the full game and was mistakenly based of the Early Access version of the game


Inquisitor - Martyr is a great bit of hack-and-slash fun so far and I'm certainly looking forward to seeing where its gritty story takes me, even if it does have some cringy voice acting. As its many systems untangle themselves and I learn to wield them to my advantage I find myself questioning their worth, but the meat of the game is still as good as it was the first time I cleaved a bunch of chaos spawn with my two-handed power axe.

Hooked Gamers

Martyr has changed so much since I played the alpha; a range of new features from maps types, to crafting, to the vital army painter (every Warhammer game should have one) which greatly increase the customization and variety of the game. There are still some bugs, but I’ve never experienced any game-ending ones since playing this version. I also always think it’s important to acknowledge that bugs don’t often represent a permanent problem in an online game that will continue developing over time. Inquisitor: Martyr is a fun horde killer with a fair amount of variety to boot; also with the promise of more races to come and live events, it’s a good investment for any 40k fan who wants some bang for their buck.

Thanks Farflame!

Tuesday - June 05, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Released

by Hiddenx, 20:24

The action RPG Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr has been released today:

Inquisitor - Martyr: Release Patch Notes for v1.0 - June 5

Thank you!

This release wouldn't have been possible without the players, so we’d like to thank you for your support during the Founding and Early Access. During these long months, you showed the best traits of Inquisitors, you were observant, critical, and you reported anything that wasn’t quite worthy in the eyes of the Emperor. In times of glory, in times of struggle, you were there with us, providing overwhelming support and understanding. For this, we'll be eternally grateful.

Your feedback was extremely valuable, and the game got better because of it. Of course, we'll be counting on you in the future as well, since Inquisitor - Martyr is continually evolving.

We hope we have managed to meet or exceed your expectations, but if not, please know that we will continue to improve the game based on your feedback. Look forward to more content and improvements in free future updates, global events and Seasons!

Thank you again, and please spread the word that Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr is now complete!

New Features

  • 4243 people have received their Skull Masks. Good job!
  • Players can manage their Extras at a new panel on the Command Bridge
  • Relic items have all received new models
  • Redesigned every single armor set's model, added new armor models as well
  • Added Base Material system for Armors, meaning that equipping a new armor will change the character's base clothing
  • The final 2 chapters of the campaign are now available
  • The Alpha Legion and Black Legion investigation series are also available, completing the Chaos Undivided quest chain
  • Added new enemies: Alpha Legion Helbrute, Marine, Sniper, and Commander
  • Equipment Appearance customization is now available at Omikron Arkh
  • Players can choose from dozens of color schemes along with managing item skins, adjusting griminess and a bunch of additional cool features
  • Added Localizations for the following languages: French, German, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Hungarian, Simpl. Chinese, Korean, Polish
  • The following languages will be added later: Japanese
  • Added Progression Window in the Character panel where they can see their past and their upcoming challenges
  • Steam Achievements unlocked
  • Trading Cards unlocked

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed a crash during the final Tutorial Mission
  • Fixed Animation FPS / Effect FPS drops on higher end computers
  • Fixed GameLogic FPS drops
  • Major performance optimization
  • Fixed a vibrating/flickering issue related to Alt+Tab
  • Fixed a blackscreen issue
  • Multiple controller bugfixes
  • Fixed the tab button losing functionality after a while
  • Fixed decals appearing partially
  • In the menus, the Character model now appears properly, in HD
  • Fixed a minor flicker at the beginning of cutscenes
  • Fixed flickering/disappearing monster highlights
  • Fixed a bug where players could use the cogitator before turning the generator off in the 3rd mission of Chapter 3
  • Fixed an issue with the chat scroll bar
  • Chat now scrolls to bottom automatically
  • Chat hide button fixed
  • Fixed a missing string in chat options
  • Fixed Righteous Fortitude strings
  • Fixed close spawn points for several maps
  • Social panel now says Rank instead of Level
  • Fixed an issue where using teleports insta-won the Panic Room missions
  • Fixed an issue where crafting did not cost money
  • Fixed more minimap issues
  • Fixed invisible Warp Beacons
  • Fixed a bug where plants on the Rocky setting grew back after being destroyed. Also fixed them disappearing sometimes.
  • Fixed NPC hitboxes
  • Optimized textures for gear
  • PVP Bless Skill now shows the passive buff icon
  • Hasten now works properly
  • Fixed corpse bodyparts floating in the air
  • Co-Op
  • Fixed Assassin Stealth not costing resources
  • Fixed movement bonuses not applying to players in co-op
  • Fixed jump and charge skills in co-op
  • Balance
  • Buffed VIP health and made them less suicidal
  • Stun Grenade: Damage increased from 150 to 250
  • Flash Grenade has been removed
  • Haywire has been removed
  • Personal Void shield absorb is halved from 4000 to 2000
  • Deflector Field: Deflection increased from 1000 to 1500 HP, duration doubled from 60 to 120 sec
  • Fabricator Scatter Field: Damage increased from 350 to 400
  • Decreased base crafting times:
  • From 60 minutes to 20 minutes
  • From 240 minutes to 60 minutes
  • Servers, and some statues are now destructible as well

PS: I can't thank enough for the amazing community of Martyr. It is an honor to work for you guys. I will continue to do my absolute best and help you out / listen any way I can. - Megapull

Saturday - June 02, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Gameplay Feature Trailer

by Silver, 22:36

@DSOGaming Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr has gotten a new gameplay trailer.

NeocoreGames has released a new gameplay trailer for Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr, featuring all the major elements that will be in the game’s full release. Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr is the very first action-RPG in the Warhammer universe, and is coming out on June 5th.



Sunday - May 13, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Interview

by Silver, 14:46

Geekisphere interviewed developer Gergo Vas about Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor-Martyr.

Our interviewee, Gergo Vas, has been working on Warhammer: 40,000 Inquisitor – Martyr, and has some thoughts on how the game will be different from others in this setting.


“For my first question, it’s about the open world aspect. Now Warhammer: 40,000 Inquisitor is tagged as open world but I’ve heard that it’s not exactly open world but it’s similar to Diablo. Is that true?”


“So as you’ll see, there’s a huge sector (called Caligari sector) where you can jump in and out of star systems, and subsectors (zoom in zoom out etc). And besides doing the campaign you can roam around finding random missions, do tougher investigations, or find completely different points of interests. So it’s open world in that aspect you don’t have to follow the campaign if you don’t want to. It’s out there in the open world as well though.”


“That’s good. I was a little worried some people made it seem like it was closer to Diablo in the sense of linear pathing (not the Reaper of Souls DLC).”


“We have an open world trailer that kinda goes into details about the system and the mechanics.”


Thanks Farflame!

Friday - April 20, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Delayed Until June 5th

by Silver, 01:47

The latest update for Warhammer 40,0000: Inquisitor - Martyr declares the game has been delayed until June 5th.

Martyr Release - Final Dates - A letter from our Producer

Dear All,

first of all, I’d like to skip the excuses, so let’s get straight to the point and start with the bad news.

We had to delay the release date of Warhammer 40,0000: Inquisitor – Martyr to 5 June (2018).

The reason is simple, really. Some technical issues were solved a bit late on one of the console platforms, therefore the release candidate version couldn’t be sent to manufacturing in time. We’d like to release the game - in agreement with our console publisher Bigben Interactive and our licensor Games Workshop - on all three platforms at the same time.

In a nutshell: we have somewhat overestimated our capacity for releasing the game simultaneously on three platforms.

And now that we’ve got the bad news out of the way, I’d like to tell you why this could be a good thing after all:

On one hand, the usual, but always very true statement: this means that the PC version gets three extra weeks of polishing, which is never a bad thing. This also means that the game will be in a much better shape at release.

On the other hand, now that we’ve messed up the big date of the original announcement anyway, we decided to still do one big Beta build update for Steam.

With the three extra weeks, we’ll now have the time to do this and trust me, all the harsh criticism, I mean the extra feedback will help us immensely to balance and fine-tune the game.

Therefore, the dates now set in stone:
  • Fresh Steam Build – 21 May
  • Release – 5th June

Again, sorry for this as we kindly ask for your further patience and hopefully it won’t be a deal breaker for any of you.

In return, we promise we’ll push this three weeks hard so it’ll be very-very useful for Martyr.

Zoltán Pozsonyi

Thursday - March 15, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Releasing May 11th

by Silver, 20:10

DSOGaming reports that Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor-Martyr is releasing 11th May.

NeocoreGames announced today that Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr will be released on May 11th. To celebrate this occasion NeocoreGames has published a new gameplay trailer showcasing some of the new enemy types that will make the work of our Inquisitors even more challenging.



Friday - March 09, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Rocket Beans TV interview

by Silver, 11:56

Rocket Beans TV interviewed Neocore about Warhammer 40K: Inquistor-Martyr which means the release date will be announced soon.

Greetings, Inquisitors!

This week, Daev and Gergo are on a lengthy, some might say interplanetary press tour, spreading the word of the Emperor and the admonitions of the Inquisition. It's starting quite well: we have a full hour of interview footage via Rocket Beans TV

Watch it here, and watch it with keen attention (it's in English):


Some key points that might be of interest for Early Access players and Founders as well:

  • We're exploring the new "Spaceship" setting throughout the video.
  • If you listen carefully, you might catch some talk about upcoming features and enemy factions.
  • Vehicular combat is a thing! In the interview, we have revealed the Imperial Knight's glorious rampage, check around the 1:08:00 mark for the sacred footage.
  • Gergo's character dies at some point. This might be interesting for video game historians.

And any more interesting stuff in the video. Seriously, watch it.

So... why this press tour now? 

Well, Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr has been in Early Access for quite some time on Steam, and with the overwhelming feedback, it's shaping up to become the definitive Action-RPG set in the grim future. The full game is near: it will be released on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on the same date (with boxed retail editions available for consoles) - and that exact date will be revealed very soon.

Stay tuned!

Wednesday - February 21, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Preview

by Hiddenx, 20:04

CGR checked out Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor-Martyr:

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr - PC Preview

If anyone has been following me for the past few years here at Chalgyr’s Game Room you know how big of a fan I am of NeocoreGames. While I may have named Haemimont Games’ Victor Vran as King, The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing are not far behind. The work that has gone into those titles both for launch and thereafter gave me high hopes for their delve into the Warhammer 40k universe. Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr is currently in Alpha staged Early Access and while still fairly rough around the edges there’s a lot that can come out of it.

Martyr puts you into the role of an Inquisitor who starts off their hunt on a derelict ship before eventually giving you access to a much wider space to explore. This ship, and the five stages within, act as a tutorial to most of the game’s functions. I’m glad that I plowed through these five stages because they are currently empty and devoid of much other than the occasional enemy with little to no AI that walks towards you in order to be put down. They are seriously boring and even if you’re on your fourth character they have to be plowed through in order to move onto a lot more combat intensive stages which are loads more fun.

Unlike their previous entries, Martyr is mission based and constructed in stages instead of a world that can be run and teleported through. Furthermore, until the tutorial is completed the hub remains locked off in order to buy and sell equipment as well as try to find people to play online with if you tire of playing alone.


Thanks Farflame!

Tuesday - January 16, 2018

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - First Chapter Added

by Silver, 05:03

@DSOGaming Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor – Martyr now has the beginnings of a single-player campaign with the first chapter being added.

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor – Martyr receives its biggest update, adding single-player campaign

NeocoreGames has released the biggest content update for Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr to date, adding a new terrain setting, a playable class and the first chapter of the Single Player Campaign. According to the press release, the first chapter of the Single Player Campaign marks the beginning of this epic tale and also serves as a tutorial – it’s an introduction to the unique gameplay mechanics of the game and to the cruel and unforgiving world of Warhammer 40,000.


Friday - September 01, 2017

RPGWatch @ Gamescom - Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor-Martyr

by Myrthos, 11:49

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr has been released for Early Access on Steam yesterday. I also saw the game at Gamescom, with this article as a result.

Warhammer 40.000: Inquisitor - Martyr takes place in the 40K universe (8th edition) and focuses on the Inquisitors. It is an action-RPG, with a single player story line and a multiplayer component where you can do missions, either alone or together with others in co-op.
The game has been in public alpha from some months now as they really wanted to include the community in the development of this game. In their opinion the feedback they have receivedhas helped them a lot in creating the game and bringing it to where it is now.

Inquisitors are the most powerful agents in the Imperium and come from different backgrounds. There is a Crusader type of Inquisitor, who is kind of a tank. The Assassin Inquisitor is very swift and agile and also the only female and there is a Psyker inquisitor, who can use psychic powers, which is like a magic character. Each of these 3 classes have subclasses, but these are basically just starting builds that you can use. When you change your weapons, armor and skills you have already deviated from that selected subclass. With the large range of available weapons, armor and skills it is possible to create a large variety of different Inquisitors. At the start of the game the inquisitor is at a low level and basically looks like a crusader, inquisitor or Psyker, but as you progress and upgrade your armor and weapons you will look more and more like a bad-ass Inquisitor.

Thursday - August 31, 2017

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Available on Steam EA

by Myrthos, 22:26

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr is available on Steam Early Access now, with a discount of 10%. The EA release comes with a patch update bringing the game to version 0.6.0.

The game is now available on Steam via Early Access! We would like to thank everyone who supported us during the Founding - it was a very rewarding process. Without your feedback, we would be nowhere near the game's current state. With Early Access, we'd like to expand our audience in order to be able to gather feedback from a greater pool to ensure swift and steady development.


On a side note, I've checked out the game at Gamescom last week and the article about it is scheduled for tomorrow.


Saturday - July 22, 2017

W40K: Inquisitor-Martyr - Alpha 2.0 Trailer

by Hiddenx, 10:32

The action RPG Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr has reached version Alpha 2.0. The changelog is impressive. Here's a new trailer:

W40K: Inquisitor - Martyr | ARPG Gameplay Trailer


W40K Inquisitor - Martyr is going to be an innovative Action-RPG developed by NeocoreGames.

Thursday - April 27, 2017

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Roadmap

by Hiddenx, 09:02

Here's the new roadmap for Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr:


In the last few weeks we were quieter than usual, as we were hard at work on a next update for Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr. It took a bit longer than expected... and we get that such a long wait between updates can be a bit frustrating. But don’t panic! A panicking Inquisitor looks very unprofessional.

For several reasons, we decided to merge the smaller patches and the bigger upcoming content update, which meant no smaller fixes were released.

The new content patch will change a large portion of the game, yet again (but this was expected), causing smaller and bigger problems (some of which are expected, others being trickier), and well... one thing leads to another, addressing one corruption reveals another treachery... you know the drill.

During the development of this update while adding more content, we decided to include more fixes and changes according to player feedback as well. There were many, and by looking into all the problems, the game slowly becomes more wholesome.

So, what’s next?

Currently, we’re reworking the Assassin class to introduce her properly into the game, this is our main priority. Also, we’re working on implementing more star systems and levels, slowly completing Tier 1, so we can have a solid foundation to move forward. These are the bigger changes, but there’s plenty more which we’ll include in the next changelog.

Rest assured that the quiet time this month was not wasted, and Inquisitor – Martyr again became bigger, it grew not only in size, but in depth as well.

We’d also like to confirm that the Roadmap will change because of the developments during this month, and we’re adjusting milestones accordingly. For now, this doesn’t affect most of the soft dates, as some things were brought forward, others are still under development... we just have to rearrange some things to make the Roadmap more up to date and accurate.

The good news is that after this tough milestone we can see the road ahead of us much better, and that your contributions and feedback proved to be very helpful during development. We’re trying to be very clear about what we’re working on, and hopefully this post clarifies things a bit.

We’re still on the right track towards our goal: delivering a huge and memorable Action-RPG with as much polish and content as possible at its release date.

As for the next update (including the new class, the Assassin), the wait is coming to an end soon.

We hope you’ll like it, but until then let us know if you have any more questions or additional feedback. Report all heretics and enjoy the purge!

Tuesday - December 13, 2016

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr Video

by Silver, 20:46

@DSOGaming Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr has a new video which shows us its open world.



Tuesday - June 21, 2016

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - New Screenshots

by Silver, 07:12

@Dsogaming they posted some new screenshots of Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor.

Machine gunnerCratered groundAsteriod Field
Bloodied and BruisedTrading FireDevice

Neocore Games has released the E3 2016 screenshots for Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr. Powered by Unreal Engine 4, Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr is an action RPG and Neocore Games aims to expand the boundaries of the genre itself by taking the in-game mechanics and visual solutions to a brand new level and also by opening up a persistent sandboxed Action-RPG. Enjoy!

Wednesday - May 04, 2016

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Inquisitorial Log #1

by Myrthos, 17:50

In a monthly series of blogs, Neocore is providing more information about Warhammer 40.000: Inquisitor - Marty. In this first blog the destructible environment of the game is covered.

The new 3D engine paired with updated physics produces a great variety of how different attacks affect the environment. The terrain and obstacles will bear permanent battle scars after an encounter, revealing underlying, damaged surfaces. Impacts have their own characteristics.

Kinetic weapons can tear chunks out of walls, floor panels, throwing rubble and dust in the air. Energy weapons leave glowing hot, molten pockmarks or simply vaporize whole sections. Hazardous objects like pressurised containers, military ordnance can explode upon impact, creating a physical blowback effect, crippling all creatures and objects caught in the blast.


Tuesday - April 26, 2016

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Tech Demos

by Myrthos, 19:57

Couch has spotted the next three tech demos for Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr.




Thursday - March 24, 2016

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Preview @ AngryJoe

by Myrthos, 12:56

Angry Joe checked out Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr.


Friday - October 02, 2015

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Preview @ Gamespot

by Myrthos, 12:24

Gamespot joins the ranks of those taking a look at Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr.

While Martyr is a traditional isometric action-RPG built from elements seen in Neocore's Van Helsing games, it will also sport alterations to the formula that focus on a more tactical approach.

"Unlike with Van Helsing, we downsized the number of enemies on-screen and introduced a cover system, which is a very new concept in action-RPGs," Juhász said. "It'll require you to consider tactics. Are you going to attack the cover because they're destructible? Are you going to move behind them to flank your enemies? Your enemies might even switch sides and hide behind other cover as well, so we have a new AI that will regulate the behavior of monsters, for instance, like an AI that acts as a leader for smaller groups."

But new mechanics aside, the game would fall flat if it wasn't faithful to its universe's lore and the audience of hardcore Warhammer fans who follow it. Thankfully, many of the devs at Neocore are 40K fans themselves and are collaborating with Warhammer IP owner Games Workshop to create an experience that will appeal to its different audiences.

Thanks Eye.

Thursday - September 24, 2015

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Interview @ GamingBolt

by Myrthos, 23:56

GamingBolt have talked with lead narrative designer Viktor Juhász and producer Zoltán Pozsonyi about the story, post-launch content updates and other features of Warhammer: 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr, as spotted by our Eye.

What kind of plans do you have for the “continuous flow of content”? Will there be periodic updates and new areas added to Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr?

Viktor Juhász: Our main goal is to keep the Caligari Sector alive and kickin’ for years and we also want the players to experience what is it like to be a part of an ever changing living universe. We will continously give out free content patches for the game and we will also publish two large standalone expansions. We haven’t made up our minds about smaller payable DLCs yet. Free and continuous content will help to keep the Sector alive.

One of the best things about the Inquisitorial Campaign is that it’s open-ended. We have many different ideas about how to further expand this vast territory with new planet types and enemies and of course we’re eager to hear what our fans want. During the development of the Van Helsing trilogy we built a very special relationship with our players, and their feedback was very important for us. We want to do the same with Inquisitor – Martyr, and ask them what they want to see in the game.

Friday - September 18, 2015

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - About DX12 and Consoles

by Myrthos, 11:28

Neocore Game is developing their Warhammer RPG, using DX12, which allows them to make the game look better on Xbox One according to Gamingbolt.

“Direct X 12 is not something that allows you to play around with new shiny effects during the development. It’s more of a big, structural development that gives the programmers a lot more opportunity by providing them easier access directly to the GPU,” Producer, Zoltán Pozsonyi explained to GamingBolt. “This means that they’ll have a lot more wiggle room for performance optimization and making the code run faster; if you’re able to squeeze out higher performance out of the GPU, that can be translated into framerate or more beautiful content in the game. DX12 supports asynchtonous compute shaders, which for example allows you to use more and better quality special effects and post process stuff, a lot faster (screen space ambient occlusion, screen space reflection, better quality shadow mapping, transculency, tone mapping).”

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr will be heading to the PS4 and Xbox One alongside PC and Mac when it launches next year. What kind of challenges did the development team faced while developing for consoles and what prompted the decision to go beyond the PC for this release?

“Consoles have always been on our radar, as you might have heard The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing trilogy is also coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4,” Lead Narrative Designer, Viktor Juhász states. “The new console generation’s architecture is very similar to the PCs and the machines are also powerful enough, so our biggest challenge is to make the controls feel just as intuitive with controllers, as it is with a keyboard and mouse setup.
In both the PC and console versions we wanted to find the balance between being faithful to the lore and to the requirements of a great ARPG. We had to overcome some serious technological challenges when we decided to revamp the engine. We still have a long way to go, like the creation of the persistent open world.”

Thanks Eye.

Thursday - September 03, 2015

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Preview @ PC Gamer

by Hiddenx, 13:47

Tom Senior (PC Gamer) has previewed Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor:

Warhammer 40,000 ought to be a great setting for a bloody, old-fashioned top-down action RPG. The universe is full of power-armoured individuals cutting swathes through enemies with mad weapons. Chief among these heroes are the Inquisitors: part crazed fanatic, part internal affairs agent, they find corruption everywhere and burn it with flamethrowers. They're judge, jury and executioner in one giant metal suit, with guns that can melt buildings. 

Fresh from completing the Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing trilogy, Neocore reckons it can nail the fantasy with Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr. The focus is on weighty, thoughtful fights with clusters of smart enemies. You can blast them from afar with a bolter or rend them with a chainsword at handshake distance while your foes—mostly Chaos heretics so far—work together to avoid a gory death. "They are going to have AI, which means that they are going to have leaders, they are going to send out alerts" says lead writer Viktor Juhasz.


The metagame will be irrelevant if Martyr's core combat isn't up to standard, and it faces some serious competition from Diablo 3. However, it's good to see the game pursuing its own style and pace, which carries right through to boss fights. At the end of the video the Inquisitor fights a towering demon of Nurgle. Large monsters have locational damage systems, which the Inquisitor exploits to blow both of its arms off before putting it out of its misery. It's gory, tactical, and suitably over-the-top. If the combat becomes stompy and satisfying enough, this could be a neat addition to the ever-growing roster of Warhammer games. It's due out next year.

Tuesday - August 18, 2015

RPGWatch Feature - Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor Gamescom Preview

by Myrthos, 22:02

With a very long game title, Warhammer 40.000: Inquisitor - Martyr, Neocore announced before Gamescom that they would bring us an action-RPG in the Warhammer 40K universe, with a playable part of the game to show for it. So, I visited them at Gamescom, played the game and listened to what they had to say, resulting in amongst others:

Inquisitor has two game modes, a story mode that is narratively driven and single player only and the inquisitorial campaign, an open world sandbox persistent mode, in which you have your own ship and all the freedom you to do what you want to do, but actually also has its own storyline based on the decisions of individual players.

The missions in the inquisitorial campaign are randomly generated, so you never get to see the same mission twice. There is just one sector, which has sub-sectors, but a sector in Warhammer 40K has hundreds of star systems and thousands of planets, so it is big enough to potentially last for a long time. These sub-sectors will gradually be made available to the players over time. The levels of your opponents in these sub-sectors do not progress in relation to your level, so at the start of a new sub-sector many of the enemies will be too strong for you and you need to level up first in order to progress into that new sub-sector. In the inquisitorial campaign you are given an Inquisitor fortress, a safe haven, where you can store your loot. It gives you resources and it also has your followers that you can level up over time. There can also be other people playing the game, but there is no direct PvP action between inquisitors. Instead you can attack each other's fortresses. The winning party can take the loot from the losing party.

Saturday - August 15, 2015

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr - In Depth Look @ Gamer Headlines

by Hiddenx, 09:10

Travis Patterson (Gamer Headlines) has put together the current information available for Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr:

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr – In Depth Look

[...] For the first time ever, in the history of the Warhammer 40k gaming franchise, Neocore Games is attempting to create a game that has never been done before. Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr is designed to be an Action RPG much in the style of their Van Helsing games. Another great example of an Action RPG would be Blizzard’s Diablo III.

Now unlike other Action RPG’s this one will have a cover system, not just for the hero, but the AI can use it as well. In fact if you take cover, the AI will respond and take cover as well. Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr is taking not only the rules of this genre, but the rules of 40k, and incorporating the lore, to make something truly special and unique. Also Neocore Games has promised that it won’t be just a wave of hordes of enemies coming at you that you would find in a Diablo game. The game is designed to be very strategic, tactical, and the enemies, as well as the hero, are very powerful. I’m sure at some point, it might be possible to find a mission or two with a horde aspect, but this is not what the core game is going to be about.

The player will assume the role of an Inquisitor. There will be 3 classes, 1 will be a female class, and the other 2 will be male classes. A Crusader Tank style class has been confirmed, the other two have not. However, while going through the Pre-Alpha screenshots I noticed one of the Inquisitor’s was named Reborn Marauder. This very well could be a DPS class. At this moment though, it is only purely speculation.

There will be a wide arrange of weaponry from the Warhammer 40k franchise. I did watch the Gamescon 2015 footage, and in that footage they showed us a power sword, a bolter, a plasma gun heavy weapon, and talked about a chainsword in great detail. I imagine there will be several additional weapons, but it was nice to see early game play footage and a variety of weapons. It looked really good for a Pre-Alpha state. You can watch the Gamescon 2015 footage here. [...]

Friday - July 17, 2015

Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor Martyr - Announced

by Myrthos, 09:31

Neocore Games have announced that they are in development of Warhammer 40.000: Inquisitor - Martyr, labeled as an action RPG.

Here is the press blurb:

Building on the experience gained from The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing Action - RPG trilogy, NecoreGames aims to expand the boundaries of the genre itself by taking the in - game mechanics and visual solutions to a brand new level and also by opening up a persistent sandbox universe.

Warhammer 40.000 : Inquisitor – Martyr will portray the secret war of the Inquisition against the taint of Chaos . The presentation will feature one of the available classes fighting his way through a haunted, Gothic cathedral of a space - faring, colossal monastery - ship, infested by mutants and heretics of Nurgle , one of the terrible Gods of Chaos. This Inquisitor belongs to the Crusader class, the perfect candidate to illustrate how our game adds some extra flavor the to the familiar ARPG elements with the new additions: the cover - based combat, enemies with attackable body parts and the so - called battle drugs that will replace the usual potions.

The single player campaign pitches players into a grim and secret war among the stars as the agents of the ever - vigilant Inquisition . After the end of the campaign the story ties into a colossal sandbox game : set in a persistent setting, a secluded sector in this vast universe, it grants years of constant entertainment, gradual development and a continuous flow of content that enriches the gameplay.

IGN has a quote from Neocore's producer Zoltán Pozsonyi:

“There’s a reason why we chose the world of Warhammer 40,000: it’s intense, brutal, visceral – a perfect material for an action RPG. Working with Games Workshop, we’re doing our best to bring a high quality game to the community. We’re huge fans as well, so we care deeply about this game.”

It will be released on PC, MAc, Xbox One and PS4 in 2016.

Information about

Warhammer 40.000: Inquisitor - Martyr

Developer: Neocore

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Sci-Fi
Genre: Action-RPG
Combat: Real-time
Play-time: Unknown
Voice-acting: Unknown

Regions & platforms
· Homepage
· Platform: PC
· Released: 2018-06-05
· Publisher: Neocore