Deck 13 and dtp have announced the development of Venetica, a new RPG which mixes emotions and action in a unique free-roaming and living 16th century world.

Coming to Xbox 360 and PC, Venetica stars Scarlett, the daughter of Death who is the world's last hope at stopping an evil necromancer whose ultimate goal is to bring death and destruction to the world.

With no knowledge of her origins or the power that she possesses, Scarlett must learn how to develop and use her powers to save her father and defeat the necromancer and his henchmen.

Venetica is currently scheduled for release in 2009 for PC and Xbox 360.