It’s been more than 12 months since the super slick cyberpunk shooting of FORECLOSED was first revealed, but finally it’s time for Merge Games and Antab Studios to shine as their game launches on console and PC.
Highly immersive and pushed out in a comic-book style, FORECLOSED releases on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS4, PS5, Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch and PC (pretty much all the formats you could wish for then!). A narrative driven affair, one that builds in action, adventure, suspense and a ton of augs, FORECLOSED follows the life of Evan Kapnos – a guy who finds himself with no job and his identity on the verge of being sold off. It’s up to him – and therefore you – to escape the world.
It’s the visual style which many will come to FORECLOSED for, bringing together the aesthetic of the comic book scene through both gameplay and the cinematics which are on show. In fact, this is promising to ensure that the switch through styles is seamless, all as you travel through the cyberpunked city that you call home. Expect a decent amount of interactivity in those cutscenes too!
An RPG-like skill system, numerous abilities and a whole host of brain implants and augmentations are presented throughout your time in FORECLOSED and it’s these which you’ll need to get a serious grip on in order to fully take in what is possible. These will see you harnessing the power of your abilities, fighting back against opponents and manipulating the world around you as you see fit. In fact, if you’re after superhero abilities, FORECLOSED is the game to deliver it.
The key features that you’ll want to keep an eye out for include all of the following…
- Slick Cyberpunk Action – FORECLOSED is a narrative-driven action-adventure set in a Cyberpunk world filled with action, suspense, and experimental augmentations.
- Interactive Comic Book – Everything from gameplay to cinematics are experienced within the stylistic framework of a graphic novel to make you truly feel like a comic book hero.
- Immersive Narrative – Follow the story of Evan Kapnos, his identity recently Foreclosed, stripped of his job, brain implants and access to the city Blockchain. He must now escape the city before his i
- Hi-tech Combat – Modify your Symbiotic Pistol with an assortment of customisations that can be swapped out or even combined.
- Augmentation Upgrades – Discover and unlock brain implant abilities with an RPG-like skill system
So, sold? If you’re in the market for ANOTHER cyberpunk tale and haven’t been put off by the mess of Cyberpunk 2077, you’ll find a copy of FORECLOSED waiting at your favourite digital store. It’s priced at £14.99 on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. You’ll also find the game on PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia and PC.
If you need a review prior to dropping that cash, hold tight for our thoughts. They’s a-coming.
FORECLOSED is a narrative-driven action-adventure set in a Cyberpunk world filled with action, suspense, and experimental augmentations. Follow the story of Evan Kapnos, his identity recently Foreclosed, stripped of his job, his brain implants and his access to the city Block-chain, he must now escape before his identity and implants are auctioned off. An Interactive Graphic Novel and Immersive Narrative FORECLOSED combines the playability of video games with the sleek visual aesthetic of comic books. Everything from game-play to cinematics are experienced within the stylistic framework of a graphic novel. Full screen and comic panel perspectives are seamlessly blended as you move throughout FORECLOSED’s Cyberpunk city, uncovering a gripping conspiracy story. Cutscenes are also interactive and transition smoothly between alternative game-play styles. Hi-Tech Combat Discover and unlock new abilities with an RPG-like skill system. Upgrade your weapon’s potential with futuristic modifications like the Explosive or Machine-Gun Rounds mods, enhance your brain with experimental augmentations and fight back against your enemies. Learn to control your new abilities, fight opponents, and manipulate your surroundings. Acquire superhero-like abilities such as telekinesis to launch your enemies into the air or hurl huge objects at groups. Hack into different systems to create traps or even overheat the implants in your enemies’ heads.