Foreclosed adds PS5 and Xbox Series versions; ‘Deep Dive’ gameplay

Comic book-inspired third-person action shooter due out in 2021.

Foreclosed

Comic book-inspired third-person action shooter Foreclosed will launch for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series platforms in addition to the previously announced PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC (Steam) versions in 2021, publisher Merge Games and developer Antab Studio announced.

The publisher also released a “Deep Dive” gameplay video featuring commentary from the development team at Antab Studio, which introduces some of the game’s music and programming, unique gameplay mechanics, implants, inspirations, and more.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

About

Foreclosed is a cyberpunk action-shooter set in a comic book world. Fight against the dehumanized bureaucracy that took your identity. Unleash the power of your implants and fight for your freedom!

Interactive Graphic Novel

Foreclosed combines the interactivity of video games with the 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 the city. Onomatopoeia’s, speech balloons, taglines and multiple panels are used to authentically evoke the comic book style.

Original Story

What great comic book doesn’t have a great story? Foreclosed is inspired by some of Antab Studio’s real-life experiences and shows us what happens when one loses their identity. After all, a person’s identity on paper is just a collection of information and numbers. 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 the city before his identity and implants are auctioned off.

Hi-Tech Combat

Utilize the weapons and tech you find along the way to fight back against the unknown assailants who chase you through the city. Modify your Symbiotic Pistol with Explosive Rounds or go silent and equip the Stealth Bullets mod. Use superhero-like abilities to fight opponents and manipulate your surroundings with Brain Implant upgrades, use telekinesis and launch your enemies into the air or hurl huge objects at groups. Hack different systems for access and traps or even hack the minds of others with implants.

Non-Stop Interaction

Cutscenes are interactive and transition smoothly to and from alternative game-play styles to allow the player to truly feel like a comic book hero. Freely explore your environments and take in the Cyberpunk world of Foreclosed.

Firmware Upgrades

Discover and unlock new abilities with an RPG-like skill system. Upgrading your weapon’s potential with futuristic customizations, enhance your brain implant abilities with almost super-human abilities!

Key Features

  • Slick Cyberpunk ActionForeclosed blends a striking comic book aesthetic alongside high-octane, cyberpunk infused action gameplay.
  • Hi-tech Combat – Modify your Symbiotic Pistol with an assortment of customizations including “Machine-Gun” mode and explosive rounds.
  • Firmware Upgrades – Discover and unlock brain implant abilities with an RPG-like skill system
    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.
  • Original Story – 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 identity and implants are auctioned off…

Watch the footage below. View a new set of screenshots at the gallery.

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