Square Enix has announced the action shooter game Mindjack. Developed by Japanese developer feelplus, the 3rd person action shooter has a distinctive style which is set in a futuristic landscape. Players assume the role of a “Mind Hacker”, who hacks into and controlling the minds of enemies to turn the tide of battle.
The multiplayer was also mentioned as a key component:
Players enter a revolutionary playing field upon which an engaging solo campaign transitions seamlessly to thrilling cooperative play. Expand your mind’s reach by “hacking” into enemies, vehicles or civilians and enjoy the freedom to control almost any character. Each bystander becomes an active combatant in this new urban warfare.
Other gameplay features include the ability to expand your hacker’s Arts abilities and increase a character’s strength or improve your hit-rate – players can strategize according to their combat style.
With this unique action shooter set in 2031, Square Enix continues to expand its portfolio of video games across a wide variety of genres. Drawing upon the graphics and storytelling mastery of both Square Enix and feelplus, Mindjack offers a distinctive experience that throws players into a revolutionary playing field where an engaging solo campaign transitions seamlessly to thrilling, cooperative multiplayer gameplay.
Square Enix also showed of a new trailer, check it out below:
Mind set it scheduled to release sometime on October 2010.