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Dive into the dystopian world of The Surge with a look into the past

by genio

Focus Home Interactive along with Deck13 — from Lords of the Fallen — today unveil the first look at the dystopian world of The Surge, their new hardcore action RPG featuring tight, visceral combat mechanics and unique and exciting equipment and upgrade system tied to dismemberment.

Get a sneak-peek at an industrial R&D project blueprint, and learn about CREO, the mysterious manufacturing and R&D company in the game, and their enigmatic CEO Jonah Guttenberg, in a PR announcement dug up especially for you from the archives, set prior to the events of The Surge. Commissioned by a billionaire philanthropist, a project developed by CREO designed primarily to reverse the effects of climate change on the planet is — in CREO’s letter — just beginning to take shape as something entirely different; something that will have huge consequences for the world, and of course, the player.

PDF Link to Letter
ABOUT THE SURGE

Set in a heavily dystopian future as Earth nears the end of its life, those who remain in the overpopulated cities must work to survive as social programs become saturated by an aging population and increasing environmental diseases.

As the intelligence of technology incrementally increased over the years, many jobs for the human race had been made redundant, forcing Earth’s citizens to head out into the suburbs seeking labor, aided by exoskeletons to improve their efficiency. The world of The Surge offers a very grim vision of the future, where the evolution of our technology, our society and our relation with the environment led to a decadent state of the Human civilization.

The Surge features innovative combat mechanics and an original character progression system based on modular upgrades gained through tight, visceral combat. Be sure to stay tuned for more about The Surge over the coming months!

KEY FEATURES

  • Tight, visceral hardcore action RPG combat with make-shift industrial weapons
  • A unique dismemberment and upgrade system utilizing cybernetic implants
  • Fight in a dystopian world full of mystery and learn about the events surrounding The Surge
  • Battle an array of huge industrial bosses
  • Craft, upgrade, and build new weapons with loot and blueprints
About Deck 13
With more than ten years of experience, Frankfurt-based Deck13 Interactive is one of Germany’s most renowned game developers. Their humorous adventure games received several awards, including “Best German Game of the year” for Ankh and “Best adventure game of the year” for Jack Keane. With the release of Deck13’s role-playing game Venetica, Deck13 entered the world of emotionally challenging games for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Having completed the stunning RPG Lords of the Fallen, at the same time, creating unique projects for mobile platforms such as iOS, we are starting work on an entirely new RPG.
If you want to learn more about Deck 13, you can learn all kinds of stuff about us on our official website: http://www.deck13.de/

About Focus Home Interactive
Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide, available both in store and for download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms, consoles and PC. The publisher’s catalogue will get even richer the coming months with eagerly awaited games such as Blood Bowl 2, Divinity Original Sin (consoles), Vampyr, Space Hulk: Deathwing, Act of Aggression, Battlefleet Gothic: Armada, The Technomancer, Farming Simulator, Mordheim: City of the Damned, and more.

GAME INFO
Developer: Deck 13
Publisher: Focus Home Interactive
Platform: PS4, Xbox One, PC
Genre: RPG (1 Player)
Release Date: 2017

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