SYNTHETIK is an unforgiving shooter rogue-lite set in a world overrun by machines. Battle from floor to floor, defeating an array of robotic forces using powerful weapons, upgrades, and quick reflexes. Can you defeat the Heart of Armageddon?
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Very Positive (146) - 92% of the 146 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 15, 2018

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March 17

Day 1 Patch and Thank You

Hey Everyone,

We hope you're having tons of fun battling the Machine Legion - from what we can make out, you most certainly are! The response thus far has far exceeded our expectations and we are overwhelmed by the positive feedback and support we've received. Many thanks to all of you! It pleases us greatly that our hard work and effort is bringing so many of you joy (and frustration, though the good kind, hehe!).

For those of you who are unaware, we deployed a Day 1 patch to address some quick issues. The full changelog below. We'll be continuing to update SYNTHETIK over the coming days and weeks, so be sure to pass on your feedback and bug reports, either on the Steam forums or in the Discord channel

  • Made questslogs more noticeable
  • Made ammo type counter visible even if only having one ammo to be more clear
  • Improved Escape Settings menu visuals

  • ​ Option to Hide Global Chat Button
  • Option to Reset Progress
  • New Setting - Low GPU Setting - Disables surfaces with AO and Decals (Can maybe help weak laptops, there's one more change to come. This can potentially increase FPS)
NOTE: We are still trying to find a potential bottleneck on weak machines

  • Mystery shrine purchase 500 > 350 CR.
  • Curse of the Partisan changed.
  • Exiting a teleporter grants invincibility for 6 seconds.
  • Dashing no longer is affected by slows!
  • Boss Health Increased slightly, Spiderboss Health increased 10%.

  • Fixed Hack quests going infinitely.
  • Improved networking performance of Missiles.
  • Fixed ghost multiplayer lobbies.
  • Fixed Stats missing in death screen.
  • Fixed Lobby not reacting.
  • Fixed several crashes issues.

Known issues
Over the next week, our main aim is to address some of the most common issues we're hearing about, namely, co-op connectivity and controller support.

There's still plenty more in the works and we're very much open to your suggestions, again, through Steam or Discord (it helps us keep track of everything). So, please let us know what you like/dislike and what more you'd like to see - we're all ears!

We'd like to thank you all again for your kind words and support (it means the world to us) and especially, thanks to all of you who helped shape SYNTHETIK through the closed beta.

'Til next time!

- Eric & Alex

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March 15


Greetings Everyone,

The big day is finally here! SYNTHETIK is now LIVE.on Steam. After 3 years of development, it gives us great joy and pleasure to bring the release master for SYNTHETIK to you all!

You can view the full changelog here.

To celebrate this momentous occasion, we have a 15% launch discount, valid for the first week! So, don’t miss out, buy your copy now! For those of you who joined us for the closed beta, thanks again for taking part and we hope you’ll join us for the full release.

Also, don’t miss our new release trailer!

As always, thank you for your love and support. It’s truly a delight for us to bring SYNTHETIK to you after years of work. We hope you all have fun!

Eric & Alex
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About This Game

1985. After many years of slavery, the AI servants of Kaida Corporation, the world leader in robotics, have formed the "Machine Legion" and have set out to destroy humanity. Awakening in Kaida Corp. Headquarters, you are the human consciousness of a forgotten Android prototype; the last straw holding the Legion from unleashing the Heart of Armageddon. Only you can battle through the levels of Kaida Corporation's Headquarters, defeat the battalions of enemies within and put an end to this madness.

SYNTHETIK has all the core components of a great rogue-lite - an insurmountable objective defended by relentless opponents and unforgiving bosses encased in ever-changing environments filled with a massive cache of weapons, items, perks and upgrades to discover.
Join the fight alone or through seamless 2 player online co-op, but be careful; every fumble could mean the end.

There's plenty to choices to make and hours of challenge and fun to be had.
Can you defeat the Heart of Armageddon?


> Master SYNTHETIK's uniquely rewarding magazine eject and active reload mechanics!

> Weapons can jam and produce heat, check yourself before you burn yourself!
> Go for headshots, tame complex recoil, discard and switch between varied ammo types.
> Savor the uniquely satisfying and direct weapon handling, rewarding precision and mastery!


Discover and experiment with over 60 weapons, each with many variants, attachments, and upgrades. Supplement your arsenal with over 80 items that grant offensive and defensive capabilities. There are many choices to make, risks to take, and everything can work!


Select between 4 unique and highly customizable classes - Play as a Guardian, Rogue, Commando, or Specialist, each with their own weapon specialisations, loadouts, and perks.

M O D U L A R  D I F F I C U L T Y

Choose from 10 different modifications which can be independently combined for a tailored experience. Up the ante for greater risks and rewards or play it safe.

2 P O N L I N E C O O P

Drop in co-op allows you to bring reinforcements to the fight. Better yet, share perks, items, buffs and loot with your comrade. Or, if they get in your way, share your bullets.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP SP3, Vista or higher
    • Processor: Intel Celeron G1820 2.7 GHz / AMD FX 8320 3.5 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 260, Radeon HD 5770, 768 MB Vram
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • OS: Windows XP SP3, Vista or higher
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-4160 3.6 GHz / AMD QC A8-7670K 3.6GHz
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 500+ Series, Radeon R9 270+
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
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