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Get An Inside Look At The World Before The Events Of The Surge

Today Focus Home Interactive along with Deck13, developers of Lords of the Fallen, unveil our first look at the dystopian world of The Surge.

Set prior to the events of The Surge, we get a look at a press release revealing an industrial R&D project, providing insight into CREO, the mysterious manufacturing and Research & Development company that exists within the game, and their enigmatic CEO Jonah Guttenberg. Commissioned by a billionaire philanthropist, the project was designed primarily to reverse the effects of climate change on the planet, however it was just beginning to take shape as something entirely different; something that will have huge consequences for the world, and of course, the player.

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The Technomancer First Contact Trailer Provides New Insight Into The Combat

Spiders’ fifth RPG, The Technomancer, is officially revealed in detail in the First Contact Trailer. Slated for release in early 2016 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, take a first look into the world of The Technomancer, and learn about the three dynamic and exciting combat styles:

Staff: Highly mobile long-ranged melee to hit multiple targets.
Rogue with knife and gun: Agile, mobile, with dodges, rolls, and effective CC with the gun.
Protection with mace and shield: Parry, block, and beat them to death with powerful attacks!

Each of the combat styles can be imbued with electrical Technomancer powers, buffing their damage, as well as Zachariah being able to directly use his skills in battle, electrocuting, knocking out in stealth, and pounding back his foes on the Red Planet. 

In the video, you’ll see Zachariah fighting and exploring throughout the markets and shanties of Noctis, one of the major cities in The Technomancer, where over a hundred years of separation from Earth, new cultures, clans, and super-powers formed throughout Mars, causing clashes and in-fighting across the red planet.  Continue reading The Technomancer First Contact Trailer Provides New Insight Into The Combat

Square Enix Reveals The First Gameplay Footage For NieR: Automata, highlighting their Platinum Games Partnership

Today SQUARE ENIX unveiled the full name for the upcoming action-packed addition to the NIER series as NieR: Automata.

During a stage presentation at Paris Games Week, producer Yosuke Saito (DRAGON QUEST X / NIER) and director YOKO TARO (Drakengard / NIER) provided audience members a first-look at the title’s gameplay, which features Platinum Games’s signature action-oriented combat.

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Home front: The Revolution Will Be Playable At EGX In September

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EGX, the UK’s largest games event, and Deep Silver, the world renowned developer-publisher, are excited to announce that open-world shooter Homefront: The Revolution will be playable at EGX September 24th to 27th.

Deep Silver Dambuster Studios’ Homefront: The Revolution throws players into an alternate near future dystopia, where a humanitarian crisis has brought the USA to its knees under the brutal military control of a globally dominant Korean corporation. Continue reading Home front: The Revolution Will Be Playable At EGX In September

Deck13 Reveals Their Newest IP, The Surge, An Action RPG In A Dystopian Future

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German developer Deck13 and Focus Home Interactive today reveal the title of their upcoming Action-RPG: The Surge.

According to an official blurb from the Dexk13 site, ” We are currently working with Paris-based publisher Focus Home Interactive to create a new premium action RPG IP. The game will be set in a dystopian sci-fi future! This new IP will feature innovative combat mechanics and an original character progression system based on modular upgrades gained through tight, visceral combat. Stay tuned to receive more info on this title which is scheduled to launch retail and digital on PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2017.”

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Beyond Flesh And Blood, The Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi Horror Shooter Reveals The Xbox One Announcement Trailer

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Beyond Flesh and Blood is a story-driven 3rd person action/shooter game, with horror overtones and sci-fi gore. Bringing together dystopian themes of dehumanization, cybernetics, political instability and environmental disaster, Pixelbomb Games has created a mech-in-mech, immersive experience where the objective is to tactically understand and utilize your environment in a battle against deadly enemies.

Players must battle their way through multiple gore-filled levels, blasting apart grotesque enemy hives, eliminating wave after wave of enemy scum with powerful weapons that push player’s skills to the limit.

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Hollowpoint, Corporate Mercenary’s In A Dystopian Future

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Paradox Interactive, a publisher of games you’ll still be playing after the collapse of humanity, today released a new teaser-trailer for Hollowpoint, the upcoming Co-op action game that casts players as corporate mercenaries fighting to gain cash and prestige in the dystopian, cutthroat world of the future.

The new trailer expands on the backstory of Hollowpoint’s cruel world, and showcases new footage of the title’s 2D/3D blended gameplay.

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We Happy Few, Is Hoping To Spread JOY With Your Help On Kickstarter Now!

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A few months ago we caught our first glimpse of Compulsion Games newest title, We Happy Few. It’s the tale of a plucky bunch of slightly terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful delusion. Set in a drug-fueled, retro-futuristic city in an alternative history 1964 England, you’ll have to blend in with its other citizens, who don’t take kindly to people who don’t abide by their not-so-normal rules.

Intrigued? Then check out this lovely interview with everyone’s favorite Wellington Wells television personality, Uncle Jack as he interviews Guillaume Provost, the Creative Director behind We Happy Few.

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