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April 20, 2017 – Deck13’s upcoming hardcore Action-RPG The Surge comes to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on May 16, 2017. Today’s Combat Trailer challenges you to survive the deadly CREO facility, making use of The Surge’s fast, technical combat system.

 

 

As showcased in the Target, Loot & Equip Trailer, make use of vertical and horizontal attacks as well as strike power to target and dismember specific limbs and loot what you cut off. Looting upgrades for your exo-suit is key to progression, and surviving challenging combat situations is a matter of skill.

Positioning and speed are vital, so make use of your exo-enhanced dodges, blocks, and jumps to avoid attacks while managing stamina―ensuring you’re always in the right place to strike the limb you want or to avoid a potentially damning blow. The rules of combat apply to both you and your enemy: get hit in an unarmored area, and you’ll go down faster. Take advantage of the enemy’s weaknesses while balancing your own and you’ll walk away with its strengths.

Throughout your journey, you’ll be assisted by your industrial drone, with abilities once used for CREO’s industrial needs, now manipulated into a fighting machine. Shield yourself or burn, knock down, pull, and blast enemies in The Surge’s brutal melee combat.

The Surge arrives May 16 to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Visit the official website for more info.

 

 

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

 

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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, Xbox360, and Playstation3. Having completed the stunning RPG Lords of the Fallen, at the same time, creating unique projects for mobile platforms like 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 and years with eagerly awaited games such as Vampyr, The Surge, Mordheim, Space Hulk: Deathwing, Call of Cthulhu – the official video game, and many more. More information about the company at:  http://www.focus-home.com

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