They promised a good job and a bright future. But advertising posters always lie. Instead of a quiet life - war. Instead of a body, a steel shell. Instead of weapons - tools. Thousands of light years from home. You are alone. Nowhere to run. Good luck my friend...
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (12) - 83% of the 12 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (86) - 95% of the 86 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 5, 2019

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We started developing the story-driven VR shooter “Boiling Steel” in mid-2018. In the spring of 2019, VR community was showed the alpha version of the game. Taking advices and recommendations into account, we started their implementation. At the moment, the half of the content is ready, bugs fixed, testing passed. We want to show the content to a wide audience as soon as possible and to receive a feedback about the project as a whole, about VR immersion, plot, mechanics and the implementation of management and balance of the battle scenes. We need to understand all the strengths and weaknesses now in order to fix all the inconveniences and deficiencies before full release.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“According to our plans, the game will be in Early Access about 3 months until the beginning of March 2020.”

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

“During Early Access, we plan to add to the game:
- two new stages within a plot with additional 20 levels up to 8-12 minutes each and the ending (additional 4 hours of gameplay);
- shooting gallery mode, where the player will be able to train with weapons and fight opponents out of plot;
- arcade game mode, where the player can pass any of the 50 missions of the game out of plot with the possibility to select any type of weapon;
- localization into 8 languages, including: German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, Korean.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“At the moment, only the first half of the “Boiling Steel” project will be available in the Early Access. It consists from the Introduction (plot plot), Tutorial (training in basic mechanics) and two story stages - totally about 30 levels with 7-10 minutes each (total gameplay length is 4 hours). This part is tested and polished, bugs fixed. You can find more detailed information about what was already included in the project in the "ABOUT THIS" section of the game page.”

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

“We plan to raise the price for the full release of the game in March 2020.”

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

“We are in the active contact with our target audience in social networks and on thematic forums throughout the entire process of developing. We are pleased to hear your opinion about the project, your comments and suggestions for the improving of the game. We are waiting for you on the Steam Discussion Board, on our channel in Discord and our social pages indicated on the game page.”
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About This Game

You are one of many who set off in search of a better life in the distant bastion of scientific progress. Your goal is a colony planet, free from bureaucratic, religious and other radical restrictions.

Here they research and freely use industrial teleportation, transfer of consciousness and other technologies prohibited in the inhabited worlds. Factories, power plants, mines and residential complexes of the planet are fully automated. All the dirty and hard work is done by robotic shells controlled by the operator’s mind. It is a high-tech paradise. But here, something went wrong.

As soon as you wake up from a long sleep in a capsule of hibernation, you fall into circulation. Radical fanatics are here too. A virus was launched into information networks that turned robots into aggressive death machines. The paradise planet plunged into the chaos of war. The inhabitants of the colony took the seats of the operators of robotic shells and sent their army of robots into battle. Joint efforts have borne fruit.

The virus is localized, stripping is approaching the final phase. But the “robot riot” is just the tip of the space-iceberg that the planet has encountered. Everything that happens next goes beyond understanding and plunges the planet into utter darkness.

Your hibernation capsule is stuck in quarantine on an orbital station. But this is not a time to relax. Control the robotic shell of an engineering department directly from orbit! Immerse yourself in the thick of events and witness the inexplicable global cataclysm. Guess its nature and save the planet. But first, survive yourself.

Boiling Steel is a Sci-Fi VR shooter with an intriguing storyline.
- A unique system for quick reloading weapons adds drive and gives a unique gaming experience.
- Nine different tools with original mechanic of two-handed grip allow the player choose their own playing style.
- The weapon upgrade system automatically improves a favorite and frequently used tool, gradually turning it into a hellish machine.
- The ability to enhance selected parameters of the robotic shell adapts the gameplay for the player.
- Randomly generated biomes and dangers make each new playthrough unique.
- Thoughtful story missions reveal the gloomy secrets of the planet and keep the intrigue to the very end.
- Realistic graphics are completely immersed in the exciting reality of the fantastic world of the future.
- A minimum of 10 hours of gameplay, even for experienced players.

Welcome to the Boiling Steel universe! Explore, fight and share your impressions. The opinion of each player is important to our team.

And remember, a tool on overdrive is cooler than any weapon.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i5-4590 equivalent or greater
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 970 / AMD equivalent or greater
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 20 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: VR Headset required, 2x USB 3.0 ports

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