In the new trailer for action-RPG The Surge, developer Deck 13 and publisher Focus Home Interactive give us a brief look at Warren’s first day on the job at CREO, a mega-corporation trying to save the world from itself. It also reveals that The Surge is scheduled for a May 2017 launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
If you’d rather see some gameplay, check out this four-minute video from last month:
As Deck 13 explains, when Warren gets equipped with an exo-suit, a catastrophic event happens inside CREO and it leaves everyone wanting to kill him:
Freshly recruited as an augmented worker, Warren’s first day coincides with a catastrophic event deep inside CREO, during the routine surgical operation meant to graft, through flesh and bone, the exo-suit required for the company’s employees. This disastrous event marks the first in a series of brutal events, turning this first day at CREO into a hellish nightmare of robots gone haywire, crazed employees with fried cranial implants, and artificial intelligence all wanting Warren dead.
Now equipped with a state-of-the-art exoskeleton, you’ll have to improvise in order to survive – tools manipulated by CREO workers, while not originally meant for combat, make for effective lethal weapons. The equipment pieces compatible with your exo-suit will make you faster, stronger, and sturdier. During battle, target specific limbs of your enemies, slice them and retrieve the powerful attached equipment to improve and power-up your own suit, allowing you to delve deeper in the CREO complex and attempt to put an end to the madness initiated by the Surge.
Expect more details on The Surge in early February during Focus Home’s What’s Next event in Paris.