Comic book-inspired third-person action shooter Foreclosed will launch for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series platforms in addition to the previously announced PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC (Steam) versions in 2021, publisher Merge Games and developer Antab Studio announced.
The publisher also released a “Deep Dive” gameplay video featuring commentary from the development team at Antab Studio, which introduces some of the game’s music and programming, unique gameplay mechanics, implants, inspirations, and more.
Foreclosed is a cyberpunk action-shooter set in a comic book world. Fight against the dehumanized bureaucracy that took your identity. Unleash the power of your implants and fight for your freedom!
Foreclosed combines the interactivity of video games with the visual aesthetic of comic books. Everything from game-play to cinematics are experienced within the stylistic framework of a graphic novel. Full screen and comic panel perspectives are seamlessly blended as you move throughout the city. Onomatopoeia’s, speech balloons, taglines and multiple panels are used to authentically evoke the comic book style.
What great comic book doesn’t have a great story? Foreclosed is inspired by some of Antab Studio’s real-life experiences and shows us what happens when one loses their identity. After all, a person’s identity on paper is just a collection of information and numbers. Follow the story of Evan Kapnos, his identity recently Foreclosed, stripped of his job, his brain implants and his access to the city Block-chain, he must now escape the city before his identity and implants are auctioned off.
Utilize the weapons and tech you find along the way to fight back against the unknown assailants who chase you through the city. Modify your Symbiotic Pistol with Explosive Rounds or go silent and equip the Stealth Bullets mod. Use superhero-like abilities to fight opponents and manipulate your surroundings with Brain Implant upgrades, use telekinesis and launch your enemies into the air or hurl huge objects at groups. Hack different systems for access and traps or even hack the minds of others with implants.
Cutscenes are interactive and transition smoothly to and from alternative game-play styles to allow the player to truly feel like a comic book hero. Freely explore your environments and take in the Cyberpunk world of Foreclosed.
Discover and unlock new abilities with an RPG-like skill system. Upgrading your weapon’s potential with futuristic customizations, enhance your brain implant abilities with almost super-human abilities!
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World news – US – Foreclosed adds PS5 and Xbox Series versions; ‘Deep Dive’ gameplay – Gematsu