Strain is a rogue-lite horror FPS from Tuque Games in which players take on the role of Patient Zero, host to a deadly parasite known as the Symbioid, and must fight their way out of the facility that they were being held in.
Developer: Tuque Games
Publisher: Tuque Games
Genre: Rogue-lite Horror FPS
Release Date: April 19, 2017 (Beta)
Strain is a rogue-lite horror FPS created by Livelock developer Tuque Games. Players take on the role of Patient Zero, host to a deadly parasite known as the Symbioid, which has infected everyone in NovaGen Headquarters, the facility that they were being held in. With the facility lost, Patient Zero has no choice but to fight their way out. To get out, they will have to fight their way through procedurally generated levels and solve various puzzles. Along the way, they will obtain Strain power-ups which will mutate them, changing their weapon and unlocking various powers. The game boasts over 300 unique items, 150 achievements, and brutal boss fights against abominations known as the Amalgams.
- Procedurally generated levels – each playthrough is different thanks to procedurally generated levels.
- Mutate to survive – players will unlock new weapons and powers by obtaining Strain power-ups, which will cause them to mutate.
- Brutal boss fights – face off against abominations known as the Amalgams.