SPINE, which was first announced as a team-based action game back in 2021, has resurfaced with a new gameplay trailer and direction—it is now a single-player story-focused action game. It will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC via Steam.
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
SPINE is a single-player story rich action game focused on intense close-quarters gun fights with aesthetics of Gun-fu movies. Boost your reflexes using a Spine augmentation and shoot the bad guys up close, en masse while performing all kinds of choreographic moves with your firearms!
Ever wondered what it’s like to be the hero of an action movie? To find yourself in the epicenter of the action, kicking the gun out of your opponent’s hand, or parrying a bullet with your trusty katana?
Look no further! SPINE is a cinematic game about close-quarters gunfights. Become the hero of your favorite action movie, grab your guns, enhance your reflexes with a Spine augmentation, and get ready to fight!
The game unveils the story of a cyberpunk city in the near future. Have you heard the news that Tensor AI transformed this city into a literal heaven on Earth? Or would you prefer to listen to the whispers of the opposition? Join the fights on the city streets and participate in the global conflict of powerful factions while seeking personal revenge against the system. The environments and situations where you’ll meet your enemies are inspired by our endless love for action movies.
- Innovative Combat – Enjoy a thrilling fusion of cinematic gunplay and beat ’em up. Dive into the chaos of SPINE’s combat, where every move is a dance between gunfire and raw, close-quarter bullet mayhem. It’s not just a game; it’s an artistic canvas for your own style of destruction.
- Movie-Like Experience – Feel the tension of each in-game moment as if you’re the protagonist in your own action movie. Thanks to the unique camerawork and combat choreography set up by actual action movie specialists, SPINE captures the essence of cinematic tension and makes it all yours.
- Unrivaled Atmosphere – Dive into an action-packed narrative set against the backdrop of a captivating cyberpunk world. Explore the contrast between the gleaming, utopian facades and the gritty, decaying alleyways, as each location becomes a stage for adrenaline-fueled gunfights.
- Gripping Narrative – Embark on a gritty journey into the near-future with Redline, a rebellious street artist, and her combat AI companion, Spine—a combat implant with a mind of its own. Together, they stand against an oppressive AI regime, and every fight they have sends ripples through the streets they navigate, changing the lives of the people they meet.
- Cutting-Edge Tech and Graphics – Immerse yourself in the fluidity of combat animations in a detailed cyberpunk environment, brought to life by the cutting-edge graphics of Unreal Engine 5. It’s not just about enjoying the visuals; it’s about stepping into a world where each pixel plays a role in the seamless choreography between humanity and machine, creating an immersive dance of action and technology.