HAAK is a Metroidvania-inspired action-platformer, allowing you to explore the apocalyptic wasteland. During the process of exploration, you need to develop your skills, fight with the mysterious organization entrenched in this world, solve various mysteries, and embrace the world's ultimate secret.
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Very Positive (182) - 84% of the 182 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 16, 2020

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Why Early Access?

“We’ve decided to release the game for Early Access to collect as much feedback as possible from the players, in order to improve the game.
We are a small Indie game dev team. This is our first attempt to develop a PC game. In many aspects, we need to get honest feedback from players. Not only can we verify our ideas, but also can we continuously update and improve the content of the game. We hope our players can take part in the development process, by providing us their thoughts and experience of the game.
We will take all of your feedback into consideration and frequently provide updates about the game’s development. If you find any bugs or have any ideas on how to improve the game, please feel free to share your thoughts with us. Any feedback is greatly appreciated!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The Early Access will last for around 1 year. During EA we will be fine-tuning the game’s balance and polish the game according to valuable feedback.”

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

“There are currently three main chapters in the Early Access version, where the full version of HAAK will come with all the chapters, providing the full story of the game, with richer gameplay, complete maps, main & side quests with hidden levels, and a variety of character development system.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Although it is an Early Access version, the content of the game has been polished for a long time. HAAK is packed with content to enjoy.
  • 3 complete main chapters with many extremely challenging levels
  • Exciting, fast-paced combat experience
  • Immersive storytelling experience
  • Unique & interesting monsters and BOSS designs
  • Special scenes and maps designed according to real-life locations
  • 6 supported languages
For more details, please check the description in "About This Game" on the store page.”

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

“The price of the game may increase after the release of the full version. But you can definitely expect the quality of the added features and the gameplay improvements.”

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

“All lines of communication with the gaming community will be open. The main reason we are releasing the game for EA is to gather feedback from players, so we will actively respond to any comments we receive. Please feel free to reach us via social media such as Twitter, Discord, or through an e-mail to HAAK@lightning.games. We’d love to hear from you!”
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About This Game

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Start your adventure of the apocalyptic world in HAAK! While exploring the desolate wasteland, you may also face the threat of mysterious organizations entrenched in this world. Take them down, solve the mysteries, and embrace the world's ultimate secret!

  • Apocalyptic wasteland

In terms of art style, HAAK uses old-school graphics and dark tones to present a desolate scene of ruins, which is in line with its background of the apocalyptic wasteland, aiming to bring players into the future of the eschatological world to experience that sense of desolation.

  • Responsive controls

We'd never design a game that would give you finger cramps! Nimble movement and careful timing is the only kind of rhythm we're interested in.

  • Unique Weapons and Skills

The main weapon in HAAK is the multifunction Energy Hook that can be used for attacking and interacting with the environment, which combines with character-specific hacking skills to create all kinds of gameplay possibilities for a totally unique gaming experience.

  • Hyper-immersive Environments

HAAK's unique visual aesthetic and ambient lighting, SFX, and soundtrack work together to create hyper-immersive environments, from somber rainscapes to futuristic cities and creepy underground installations that will transport you into another world.

  • Explore the unknown

HAAK sets plenty of hidden side quests, foreshadowing, and stingers. Through continuous exploration in the game, you could get much information about the background story and characters, and interpret the deeper content through them, so that each game experience is fresh and not repeated. Are you ready to take it to 100% completion?

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HAAK is designed for Early Access from the ground up. Join the conversation here or HAAK's official Discord/Twitter, and let our team know what you think of the game. We read 100% of player feedback, and each Major Update is heavily informed by it.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E5200
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 9800GTX+ (1GB)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1.5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1080p, 16:9 recommended
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 560
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 1440p, 16:9 recommended

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