Experience the intense, non-stop action of the arcade rail-shooter in virtual reality! Play as Lucas Lawson, a rookie cop swept into the dramatic underworld of the Torus Syndicate. Put your shooting and dodging skills to the test as you battle across metropolis in a quest for justice.
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Mostly Positive (22 reviews) - 77% of the 22 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 22, 2016

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We want to utilize early access to actively involve the steam community while we work towards making The Torus Syndicate the best on-rails shooting game for VR.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The Torus Syndicate will be in early access until we complete Act 2 & 3 of the campaign mode, and introduce co-op multiplayer. We expect to stay in Early Access until at least Summer of 2017.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version of The Torus Syndicate will feature a full-length campaign and co-op multiplayer. In addition, unlockable characters will also be introduced, with unique weapons and playstyles.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Right now, the game is starting early access with a tutorial level, and the first act of the campaign in single player with the first character available. The game is fully playable and has about”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We are committed to the development of Torus Syndicate and showing appreciation for the players who support us early in development. The game will start at $14.99 on Early Access release and will rise in price as the game nears completion.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“During the development of The Torus Syndicate, the development team will regularly engage community members, answer questions on the discussion pages, support and respond to bug reports, and provide consistent updates via our weekly blog post to update players on our progress.”
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February 22

Torus Tuesday #22 - An AI Friend



This week's Torus Tuesday

A few weeks back, we touched on how we envisioned Torus Syndicate's multiplayer. We continue this week by talking about the player's AI ally.

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February 15

Torus Tuesday #21 - Stealth(ish) Missions



This week's Torus Tuesday

This week, we talk about a new (optional) style of game play we're working on with a mission in Act 2, and offer some ideas and background on how it's achieved.

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About This Game

Experience the intense, non-stop action of the arcade rail-shooter in virtual reality! Play as Lucas Lawson, a rookie cop swept into the dramatic underworld of the Torus Syndicate. Put your shooting and dodging skills to the test as you battle across metropolis in a quest for justice.

FEATURES
Classic rails shooter, Designed for VR
Designed from the ground up for Room Scale VR, Torus Syndicate draws inspiration from classic arcade shooter games while adding new possibilities not possible in the genre. Dodge, Shoot, and Take cover across multiple locations in the campaign mode, and uncover the criminal underworld of the Torus Syndicate.

Curated Locomotion by Codeate
Our custom designed locomotion system is a new approach to moving in room-scale, allowing the player to make full use of their space in the game world.

NODE AI Director
Advanced AI enemies take cover, shoot on the move, use abilities, and flank players. Put your skills to the test as you face-off against the deadly agents of the syndicate.

More to come! Co-op mode, Survival mode, and new characters are on the road map

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: i5-4590
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 960 GTX
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 8
    • Processor: i5-4590
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 1070 GTX or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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