Revival Productions, a studio composed of former Descent developers, has been working on Overload, a sci-fi tube shot, for the past couple of decades, hitting Historical Access at March of 2017 following a successful crowdfunding effort on KickStarter. Today, Revival Productions released a second trailer for the game also shown that Overload would be releasing PC on May 31.
Much like Descent, Overload gives players possess six-degrees-of-freedom motion to learn more about the game’s labyrinthine levels. The game has been defined to comprise over fifteen level adorned with items like forcefields, lava, enemy ambushes, and rooms. Since it comes from Historical Accessibility, Overload may gain a Challenge mode and online multiplayer.
Overload even supports VR, and is connected with both the Oculus Rift and also an HTC Vive. If you wish to try out the game out, however don’t want to pick it up on Historical Access, you can try a new playable teaser of this game at no cost on Steam.
“We started Overload as a nostalgic homage to Descent, however, it has really grown into something more. We were able to create a deep story a challenge mode, with voice and add VR support. And this is on top of graphics and audio we can just dream. ”
Even though Overload will smoothly transition out of Early Access on May 31, the PS4 and Xbox One versions have been postponed until Q3 2018. According to the developers, launch on all three platforms would be demanding due to their team because of the game’s multiplayer mode, so Revival Productions is shooting some extra time to test and subtract the console versions.
You may take a look at the game’s launch date trailer below. Overload is now available in Early accessibility on PC, but can come out of it on May 31.