The Surge Showcases Its Hardcore Action-RPG Combat In New Combat Trailer

By Mike Sousa on April 21, 2017, 7:44AM EDT
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Developer Deck 13 and publisher Focus Home Interactive have released a new trailer for their upcoming action-RPG The Surge. Today's trailer highlights the game's intense and strategic combat.

As showcased in the 'Target, Loot & Equip Trailer', you make use of vertical and horizontal attacks, as well as strike power, to target and dismember specific limbs, so you can loot what you cut. Looting upgrades for your exo-suit is key to progression, and surviving challenging physically based combat situations is a matter of skill.

Positioning and speed are vital, so you need to make use of your exo-enhanced dodges, blocks, ducks and jumps to avoid attacks while managing stamina, ensuring you’re always in the right place to strike the limb you want, or to avoid a potentially damning blow. The rules of combat apply to both you, and your enemy: get hit in an unarmored limb, and you’ll go down faster. Take advantage of the enemy’s weaknesses while balancing your own, and you’ll walk away with his strengths. Throughout your journey you’ll be assisted by your industrial drone, with abilities once used for CREO’s industrial needs now manipulated into a fighting machine.

The Surge releases on the 16th of May on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

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