Affliction is a survival horror shooter with light RPG elements designed to engage players with a thrilling story, surreal lore, sprawling environments, merciless foes, a chilling atmosphere, and an unforgettable gameplay experience. Players must explore, scavenge, and fight in order to survive and live to tell the tale.
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Mixed (12) - 58% of the 12 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 25, 2017

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We believe that Early Access is a great way to incorporate community input and build community interest.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Development time will depend on numerous factors such as community requests and feedback, additions to the game, improvements on the engine, and many more. To give a rough estimate, it will be in development for another several months. We have high hopes and a lot of plans for the project. It's been under development for a long time already and we've made great progress during that time. We will continue to do so in order to build the best possible game that we can, and we'd like to involve the community as much as possible.”

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

“Our goal is to create a great game that will provide hours of entertainment. As with our previous titles, we strive to deliver polished, bug free, and enjoyable gameplay experiences.

The finished build of the game will feature a full storyline, several maps, dozens of enemies, multiple different weapons, new items, more variety in graphics and areas, and an abundance of playtime.

The plan for patches and updates is to release regular updates that will solve issues, fix bugs, and add new features to the game. When we hear of a bug or problem, we'll do everything we can to fix it and deliver a patch as soon as possible. Players are asked to tell us of bugs or issues they're having on the Steam community forums.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current version of the game is still in the Alpha phase of development. We're still designing the levels, story, and many of the gameplay features. We have a roadmap which is available for viewing on the community hub to show our current plans, but we would like the players and the community to have a say about what we put into the game.

There are currently a few levels to play, multiple weapons to use, items to find, numerous different enemy types to fight, and a lot of room for further ideas and improvement.

There will be bugs and unfinished features in this version. There will also be instances where starting over from the beginning will be necessary. Please do not purchase the game at this time if you are not willing to deal with issues like listed above.”

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

“The plan is to have the price of the game directly reflect the amount of content and how polished it is. The price will not change often but it will change when it enters the last stages of development and upon release. During Early Access, the game will be priced much cheaper. This serves as a thank you to early purchasers for pledging their support and our way of putting a fair price on the amount of content received for the money paid.”

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

“We will be focusing on interacting with the community over the Steam community forums. There, we can gather community feedback and discuss ideas to improve the game. We believe that the best games are created when those playing the game have a say about what is added or modified.”
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May 11

5/11/18 Update 1.8 [BETA Release/Chapter 5]


The time has come! Affliction is now entering its BETA state of development! Almost all of the backend work is done and the systems are pretty much finalized! All that's left is to clean it up and polish it, and finish the map building and the storyline!

With the BETA release comes Chapter 5 - Relapse! This new chapter brings several new features to the game as well as loads of new content! New and updated shaders, complete audio overhaul, hit sound effects and bullet ricochets, improved stealth mechanics and improved AI detection, AI ammo counter so they need to reload too, randomized enemy reaction times, and much more! Check out the full changelog below!

Update 1.8 Change Log:

Bug Fixes:
-Fixed some special enemies still freezing
-Fixed some AI pathfinding issues
-Fixed some AI detection issues
-Fixed several bugs with entity materials
-Fixed a few floating objects

Changes & Additions:
-Added Chapter 5 - Relapse
-Updated the shader system
-Increased the cell shader effect by roughly 5%
-Changed text from "Tutorial" to "Training" for the tutorial menu
-Added several new notes and documents to find in the game
-Greatly redesigned several maps
-Added a few new puzzles
-Added a few new hints
-Added some new effects
-Added more enemies to many maps
-Added more pick ups to many maps
-Added another Triglav Complex map - map 3p2 - lowercorridors
-Added map 17 - shantytown
-Added map 18 - station
-Added map 19 - sidetunnels
-Added map 20 - wetsewers
-Added 9 different ricochet and bullet flyby sound effects
-Added 5 different bullet hit sound effects
-Added 5 different melee hit sound effects
-Added melee miss sound effect
-Added AI detection for the player flashlight
-Added AI detection variables for player movement and actions in their vicinity
-Added randomized AI reaction times
-Added AI ammo counter so they actually have to reload periodically
-Changed the entity of the flashlight to be a pocket flashlight (makes more sense due to the player not holding the torch flashlight in their hand)
-Added several new secrets
-Added Rotter enemy
-Changed a few enemy sound effects
-Replaced some sound effects on some maps
-Replaced some enemies on some maps
-Added more breakable objects
-Added more lights to several maps
-Increased brightness globally
-Tweaked colors slightly globally
-Increased shadows dramatically
-Increased water effect graphics
-Slightly modified the Tutorial
-Slightly reduced AKM firing speed
-Added new cutscene
-Updated all displayed text for interaction so it no longer says "Press E to..." and it will now just show "Pick up..."
-Improved stability tremendously
-Slightly reduced loading times even further

There may be some more small tweaks and changes here and there, but this is most of it.

That's all for now! I hope everyone enjoys this update! Check back soon for further information and future news on Affliction!

-Corrosion :CStudios:
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May 5

Corrosive Studios Start of Summer Sale

Corrosive Supporters,

Hey everyone!

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-Corrosion :CStudios:
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Affliction is currently in Early Access and will be for some time. Please only buy the game if you want to support us as a team and help us create a better game. There will be bugs, long loading times, crashes, progress resets, and other miscellaneous issues. We plan to solve all of these before final release to deliver a polished and fun experience but for now, some may not want to deal with this. The price is reduced until final release to compensate in the meantime, but it is recommended to wait to purchase this game if you don't want to deal with issues that may be currently present.

Community Driven Development

This game was created based on what the community requested and asked for. What you see in the game is what the community decided on. This was a player and community driven and developed game.

About This Game


Set in the fictional Eastern European country of Ghulovka, amidst a terrible civil war, Affliction allows players to take on the role of Vasya, a patient plagued by nightmares and fractured memories, who awakes inside of a cell in a bizarre research facility where grim human experiments are taking place. With no memory of their reason for being there, players are forced to fight for their survival amidst a hellish catastrophe while frantically seeking answers to discover the truth behind their identity and unveil the mystery surrounding the horrific true purpose of the complex.

Venture into the Triglav Complex: an abandoned, cold war era, soviet military research base whose original purpose involved developmental weapons. Now, the derelict compound is operating once again with similar intent. A dreadfully dangerous and highly classified chemical weapon known only as Morana has been under design for years, but has become too difficult to control and containment has been breached. Affliction is a survival horror game designed to engage players with a thrilling storyline, surreal lore, sprawling environments, merciless foes, a chilling atmosphere, and an unforgettable gameplay experience. Players must explore, scavenge, and fight in order to survive and live to tell the tale.

Experience the terrifying possibilities of human experimentation, biological warfare, and chemical warfare from a first person perspective. The game features many different locations to explore including a disturbing research facility, a dark wilderness, a desolate city, and more. Exploration can be rewarding, but it can also be very unforgiving.

Adapt and use extreme caution with every choice made as there are also many different types of enemies who will bring a grisly demise to anyone foolish enough to underestimate them. Military death squads tasked to purge, ghastly mutants hunting to feed, and renegade anarchists attempting to resist are only some of the many hazards that await in this afflicted story.

If you dare.

Whatever you can.

For your life.

Against all odds.

You're afflicted now,
No longer in control,
No chance to stop it,
It's already taken hold...

Gameplay Features:
  • Blend of Action, Survival Horror, & Adventure Elements
  • Light Role Playing Elements
  • Gripping Storyline
  • Open Map Exploration
  • Diverse & Unique Characters
  • Multiple Weapons to Choose From
  • Intense & Challenging Combat
  • Lore Items to Further the Story
  • Numerous Locations to Explore
  • Several Different Enemies
  • Player Driven Environmental Interaction (No Hand Holding)
  • Basic Resource Management System (Ammo, Medical Supplies, & Plot Items)

Visual & Audio Features:
  • Immersive Gameplay
  • Frightening Atmosphere
  • Haunting Original Soundtrack
  • Sprawling Handmade Environments
  • Cell Shader Graphical Overlay

System Requirements

    • OS: Microsoft Windows (32-bit/64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel Dual-Core 2GHz or AMD Dual-Core 2GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 400 series or AMD Radeon HD 6000 series, 1GB Video Card (Minimum Shader Model 2.0)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
    • Additional Notes: May run on systems with lower specs, but with poor performance
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