The new game is under development at EA Redwood Shores, the studio behind hit horror game Dead Space.

“The time is right for the world of interactive entertainment to adapt this literary masterpiece, and to re-introduce Dante to an audience that, until now, may have been unfamiliar with the remarkable details of this great work of art,” said Jonathan Knight, executive producer for Dante’s Inferno. “It’s the perfect opportunity to fuse great gameplay with great story.”

The game is an adaptation of the medieval epic poem The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri. The Inferno part of the poem has Dante journey through the nine circles of hell (limbo, lust, gluttony, greed, wrath, heresy, violence, fraud and treachery) in pursuit of his beloved Beatrice.

The game’s website is already up and running. Click here and see the first trailer.