Work together to survive the devastating Dinosaur horde in huge, endless environments.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (24,462 reviews) - 76% of the 24,462 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 4, 2012

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February 11

FPS Is coming To Guardians of Orion (Technically)



We're pleased to announce that the Steam Lunar Event for Guardians of Orion has achieved exactly what we strived for, and that was game awareness. The sales had increased exponentially, with the very first 12 hours of the event having sold more copies of the game compared to the first two months of sale.

As a result I am happy to announce that we are growing our Commitment List for Guardians of Orion with two new/added features:

1. Vehicular Combat (Spring 2016)
We hope to add many vehicles to the game, but for now we're committed to two. The TREK Hoverboard which will aid players in navigating the worlds at an increased rate, and look cool while doing so. The other vehicle is the Trek Tiger Mech which is equipped with a gatling turret and side mounted rockets. Both vehicles should prove worthy in turning the tide of any battle. We are expecting to begin vehicle inclusion as soon as Spring 2016.

2. Orbital Command (FPS) (Spring 2016)
We are going to be redoing the menu a bit in the upcoming future. Once you load the game you'll have two options, including CONNECT (Online Gameplay) and OFFLINE (Solo Gameplay). If you choose to CONNECT you'll be taking to an Orbital Command Center where you and (aiming for) up to 40 players can gather, socialize, manage inventories, look at available missions, check daily/weekly/monthly quests+rewards, purchase store/cosmetic items and more:





This will be a very small prototype and only the surface of what we believe we can achieve with these systems. We hope to grow them and we have another Steam event in the near future. We appreciate your support and with it we can do some pretty amazing things. Hope you're enjoying Guardians of Orion!

Guardians of Orion on Steam
http://store.steampowered.com/app/407840/

ORION: Prelude on Steam
http://store.steampowered.com/app/104900/



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February 5

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[ FOUNDER REWARD PACK ]
FOUNDERS will receive EXCLUSIVE GEAR, ITEMS AND REWARDS when May 2016 rolls around and GUARDIANS OF ORION becomes $1 for Non-Founders. Non-Founders will be required to pay a premium for additional content, including Guardians. Stock up now and save BIG! More detials right here


[ VERSION 1.2 - NOW AVAILABLE ]
The February 2016 Update (Version 1.2) is now available for Guardians of Orion! This massive update adds the following content:

  • New System: Gear
  • New System: Inventory (Shared)
  • New System: Loot
  • New System: Crafting
  • New Guardian: Pyro
  • New Grenade: Napalm
  • New Weapon: Flamethrower
  • New Weapon: Automatic Shotgun
  • Updated Third Person Camera

LOOT!!
The biggest attraction in v1.2 is definitey the LOOT! While there is an insane amount of loot the ones you will be seeking most is the Purple-branded Legendary Loot. Packed inside the release of 1.2 are 50 unique pieces of Legendary Loot, all offering a unique ability when equipped. So many possibilities, including:
  • Make the Deployable Turret use Rockets.
  • Make the Deployable Turret use Flames.
  • Turn the Flamethrower into an Ice Thrower
  • Add Explosive Rounds to your Primary Weapon.
  • Make every Grenade drop three mini grenades

  • And many more!

Game on!
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Reviews

“An instant classic.”
Steam Review

“Best transformation of a game I've ever seen.”
Steam Review

“I am completely addicted.”
Steam Review

About This Game

'ORION: Prelude' is an indie Sci-Fi shooter (FPS/TPS) that seamlessly blends together incredible visuals and addictive combat. It puts you and your friends together into intense, cinematic battles using some of the most incredible weaponry and amazing vehicles in which you must work or compete against one another to accomplish mission objectives, explore giant worlds and survive the devastating Dinosaur Horde.

In addition to the return of the adventurous, survival-based cooperative gameplay and retro-inspired Arena Combat, 'ORION: Prelude' features massive, Open World Cooperative and PvPvE.

*Previous version names include ORION: Dino Beatdown (2012) and ORION: Dino Horde (2013).



Supporting up to a variety of game modes, including:
  • Survival (Objective)
  • Slaughter (Duration)
  • Rampage (Playable Dinosaurs)
  • Prehistoric (Custom Variable)


Supporting up to 10 players and offering 2 game modes:
  • Conquest (Cooperative - 5 Players)
  • Vital (PvPvE - 10 Players)


Supporting up to 10 players and offering 3 cooperative game modes:
  • Free-For-All (Deathmatch)
  • Elimination (Stealth)
  • King of the Hill (Territory)
  • Gun Game (Ladder Climb)
  • Instagib (Twitch Reflex)
  • Vital (Open World)


Supporting up to 10 players and offering 3 unique game modes:
  • 1v1 Duel (4 Playlers - Tournament)
  • FFA Duel (4 Players - FFA)
  • Team Duel (5v5)

Key Features:

  • Open World Gameplay
  • Cooperative & Competitive Gameplay
  • Dueling & Melee Combat Gameplay
  • 1st Person / 3rd Person Hybrid Gameplay
  • 15 Game Modes
  • 50+ Weapons & Gear
  • 30 Augmentations (Mutators)
  • 20+ Multiplayer Maps
  • 7 Vehicles
  • Full Weather System
  • Persistence & Player Progression (150 Levels)
  • Class-Based Gameplay & Player Loadouts
  • Statistics & Leaderboards
  • Lobbies, Matchmaking & Server Browser
  • Player Store (Cosmetics)
  • Rewards & Unlockables
  • Real-time Dynamic Day/Night Cycles
  • 10 Dinosaurs (All Playable)
  • 250+ Steam Achievements
  • 12 Steam Trading Cards
  • Steam Big Picture Mode Support
  • Bots & Offline Play
  • Tutorial System
  • SDK & Steam Workshop (Custom Maps)

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows Vista SP2 32-Bit
    • Processor:AMD Athlon X2 2.8GHZ / Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHZ
    • Memory:3 GB RAM
    • Graphics:256 MB Graphics Memory (SM3)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:8 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9 Compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS:Win 7 / Win 8 (64-Bit)
    • Processor:AMD 4-Core / Intel 4-Core
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512 MB Graphics Memory (SM 3)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:8 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX 9 Compatible
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
Helpful customer reviews
160 of 187 people (86%) found this review helpful
32 people found this review funny
430.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 11, 2015
It has its problems, but is lots of fun.
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93 of 97 people (96%) found this review helpful
56 people found this review funny
39.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 4, 2015
99 cents.

It cost me 99 cents to shoot at dinosaurs for nearly 40 hours.

Yes.
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75 of 83 people (90%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
14.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 1, 2015
"Games cannot fail - only Developers can. "

I've never seen such an amazing transformation in a video-game, this was rather bad in the beginning. The developers rock! Come on, one of the devs SOLD his friggin' CAR just for this game's sake.

A lot of people say this game is crap, but everyone has different opinions, and everyone is entitled to their opinion. This game has more postive features than cons. I'd say that the only real problems with this game are that it's not well-optimized, it's somewhat repetitive, the animations kinda suck, the graphics aren't impressive, not all the game-modes are good as horde, the dinosaur AI is extremely basic, some of the sounds are basic, and the dinosaurs aren't like their real-life counterparts. I also don't like the new name and logo, they should have just kept "Orion: Dino Horde." Looking past that, this is the best dollar I've ever spent. Dinosaurs, Jet-packs, guns, robots, vehicles, explosions? Quite fun. And the soundtrack is freakin' amazing! Overall, I give this a 7/10.

If you like this, then you will like Guardians of Orion, which looks even better - I may add.
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54 of 57 people (95%) found this review helpful
21 people found this review funny
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 12, 2015
The game is $1. You pay $1 dollar to play Halo, Killing Floor, and Quake at the same time. You also get a lightsaber. What's not to love?
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39 of 45 people (87%) found this review helpful
56 people found this review funny