You're a spec ops operative with a mission to infiltrate the office of GeneWeaver, a biotech research corporation. Things went terribly wrong: an experimental virus broke out of containment, turning all the residents into a crazed abominations. Deal with the situation - prevent a global pandemic!
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Mixed (20) - 45% of the 20 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 7, 2018

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“This basic game version has all core mechanics and is playable now, so we want to give players a possibility to try it from the very beginning of the development process and tell us if we are moving in the right direction, or if we have to change some features to fit the desires of target auditory more accurately. While we'll continue to improve the game, we plan to collect feedback and research how the community reacts to certain game features and content, so the development would be going in a way that could bring as much positive gaming experience as possible in this case.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“About 3-4 months.”

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

“We have these plans for the version 1.0:
  • More possibilites of tuning of the rhythm-shooting feature (possibility to change music beat or probably even some form equalizer for precise control);
  • Deep and twisted storyline;
  • About 12 complex, metroidvania-like locations of the single campaign mode;
  • Improvements of the game art and user interface;
  • With a certain degree of probability - multiplayer mode.

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Currently there are in the game:
  • Principal feature of shooting rhythmically with the beat of background music;
  • 3 different locations arranged into a single storyline;
  • Missions and basic object interaction system;
  • Mechanics of turrets that are used as a fire support.
  • Basic item store.

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

“The price will increase as we add new gameplay features and expand the storyline and overall game contents.”

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

“We are planning to maintain contact with the player community and pay notice to players' commentaries and suggestions. We are ready to discuss any aspects of the game with the players within the Steam Community Center. Also we look into a possibility of contacting via social networks, although this is mostly long-term plan.”
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About This Game

This game is a 2D top town shooter which principal gameplay feature is a special shooting mechanics. Your weapons fire tothe rhythm of the music: one shot at every beat, so pay your attention to music while surrounded by the enemies!
You're a single operative with a mission to infiltrate the office of GeneWeaver, a biotech research corporation. Something went terribly wrong there: an experimental virus strain broke out of containment on one of the floors, so now the building is full of disgusting mutated abominations that were just ordinary people several hours earlier. Looks like you don't have a choice but to fight them if you want to stay alive!
Your primary goal is quite simple: deal with situation, following by the instructions from your HQ, and eliminate the threat of global pandemic. To achieve this, you have to pass through several totally infested floors.

Features of the game:

  • Rhythm-shooting mechanic. Your weapon fires in resonance with the beat of background music. It seems that rhythms disrupt twisted nervous system of the mutants, while regular firearms seem to be totally useless against them.
  • Story-driven gameplay. Go through the chain of missions: interact with environment, receive messages from the Headquarters. Stay alive as long as possible by eliminating mutants and collecting first-aid kits. Burn the threat while it’s insignificant, do not let the apocalypse break outside!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce GTS 450 or AMD Radeon HD 6750
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • OS: 10.9
    • Processor: Intel single core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2010 GPU

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