Work together to survive the devastating Dinosaur horde in huge, endless environments.
User reviews:
Mixed (129 reviews) - 62% of the 129 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Mostly Positive (19,393 reviews) - 77% of the 19,393 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 16, 2013

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May 28

CodeDroppers Show: Games & Gear Giveaway

Win Prizes & Guardians of Orion Gear!
Every Sunday @ 7am US Pacific.

Thanks to all who supported our channel so far and we look forward to sharing more and doing more with you going forward. We've collected tons of user feedback and have integrated some of our own changes. We will now be giving out MORE prizes, MORE codes and supporting players who already own both Orion games in new ways! Read below:

We will be dropping codes for a variety of Steam Games. Most of them will be one of our games (ORION series) but it is possible to receive keys from literally anything as we collect and save from sales and partners. Code Drops are based on the game being played and can be tied to a wide variety of things such as Objective Completion, Game Win, Kill Combo/Streak and a variety of others!

To support existing Orion players we've added a new segment called SPIN THE WHEEL. This is based on Channel Support (aka Active Viewers) and every time we climb 10 viewers (10, 20, 30, 40, etc) we will spin the wheel. This will reward MANY active users in the stream with in-game items ranging from: Free Armors, Free Helmets, Free Hats, XP Boosters, Loot Crates, ION Currency, Credits & More!


Join the FUN & WIN!
Every Sunday @7am US PT

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May 23

Save 50% On The ULTIMATE Orion Upgrade!

Become the ULTIMATE Warrior! The top-tier edition of ORION: Prelude is now available for 50% off! ORION: Prelude (ULTIMATE EDITION) automatically unlocks ALL Skills & 210 Progression levels in addition to ALL store items including: Hats, Armors, Capes, Saber Colors, Dinosaur Skins and more!

We LiveStream every Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 7am US PT.
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New content for games is all based on the support that they receive! We'd love to add a lot more to the games but that's only made possible via fan support as an Indie! If you want more make sure to spread the word as we'd love to deliver that for you!

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“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

    • 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
    • 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
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