Placebo Effect is a fast-paced shooter video game set in a stunning 3D world of hostile inner-space. It combines flying, shooting, and challenging boss fights in a perilous microverse of mystifying science.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (12) - 75% of the 12 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
May 3, 2019

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About This Game

Full keyboard and controller support in menus and gameplay after launching the game!

Prepare to play a game like no other, where you shoot to heal instead of shoot to kill!

Pilot the Shotbot, an advanced nanotechnology battleship, deep into a stunning 3D world of hostile inner-space.

  • Master your ship's mechanics such as flying, barrel rolls, exploring, and intense shooter action.
  • Add Time by defeating glowing, green, diseased invaders of all kinds.
  • Fuel your shields with nutrient power-ups.
  • "Pop" infected pustules to unlock valves that block your path.
  • Use a spray weapon to neutralize acid.
  • Escape enemies that grab and shake you.
  • Defeat dangerous fungi that appear and grow before your eyes.

There are many strange creatures that lurk, ready to attack you on your journey...if you can make it.

Mission Briefing

You are a military scientist whose body is mutating after being infected by microorganisms that somehow escaped an enemy bio-warfare lab. Now, your life depends on defeating these pathogens by piloting a nanotechnology battleship called the Shotbot.

You have just gone deep underground into a classified research lab. Here, you enter a zero-gravity isolation chamber to visualize defeating disease through an interactive neuro-link to the Shotbot. During your battle, it is crucial to maintain your energy supply and restock weaponry by killing pathogens and collecting nutrients. Be vigilant, even in your darkest battle, because some of the enemies you defeat will leave behind powerful weapons.

Combine ancient wisdom and modern technology to mobilize the untapped healing resources of your mind.

Heal Thyself.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7 32-bit
    • Processor: 2.0+ GHz multi-core processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GPU (Integrated): Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Ivy Bridge) or AMD Radeon R5 series (Kaveri line)
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2500 MB available space
    • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
    • Processor: 2.0+ GHz multi-core processor
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 670 GTX or AMD Radeon 7950 HD series card or higher
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2500 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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