You're outnumbered, low on ammunition and the paranoia sets in. This is an action horror-world where enemies get power-ups and you don’t.
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Mostly Positive (69) - 79% of the 69 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jun 11, 2018
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October 27

HALLOWEEN UPDATE

Greetings! Halloween, like an angry bear in a dark alley, is almost upon us. It's the best season for having a bad time - and I couldn't let that pass without giving OVERWHELM some fresh teeth.

Introducing NEW GAME+

For those who have beaten the Hive, here's a new challenge! The post-game NEW GAME+ mode mirrors the map, mixes up the enemy spawns and raises their aggression from the very start. If that wasn't enough, NEW GAME+ decides the order in which you'll fight the bosses and which upgrades the Hive will take first. Every run is different!

Additional Features

For a little extra fun, there are now shader options in the display menu. Switch the entire game into warm sepia, retro green or a murky midnight blue for a fresh look. (Enemies may blend in more... but that's part of the fun, right?)



This update also brings several improvements to gamepad control, with a pretty laser sight and a few improvements to aiming. You may also notice a smattering of bugfixes and artwork tweaks, a smoother camera, and an improved "Reflex Speed" adjustment that's been moved out of Assist Mode as a general difficulty setting.

And finally - OVERWHELM is now translated into French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Happy hunting!

- Ruari
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June 27

Mac Stability Fixes

Hey friends!

I've just posted a stability fix for Mac users. While the game ran fine on macOS High Sierra, it was crashing on older versions (e.g. El Capitan and Sierra). This is now fixed.

I'm sorry we didn't find and fix this sooner. If you've been holding out for a Mac fix, thank you for your patience. Enjoy!

- Ruari
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About This Game

    OVERWHELM is an action horror-world platformer where enemies power-up and you don’t.
  • Horror-world Exploration: Explore the oppressive caverns of the hive, guided only by a sparse map. Enemies can appear from anywhere at any time.

  • Bosses Give Enemies Power-Ups: As you defeat each of the five unique bosses, their abilities get distributed to the enemies of the world with escalating difficulty.

  • Tactile, Tense Combat: Combat is crunchy and fast. One hit and you die. Three deaths and the run is over. Defeat bosses in different orders to optimize your playthrough.

  • Intense Soundtrack & Soundscape: The sparse but powerful soundscape keeps you focused and scared. The soundtrack provides occasional ominous synths to compliment intense boss fights and big moments.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo 2.4GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000 or better
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X Yosemite (10.10)
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo 2.4GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000 or better
    • Storage: 200 MB available space

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