Today ahead of the Gamecom 2016 reveal developer Deck 13 featured the first gameplay footage of The Surge, which is a visceral sci-fi Action RPG with a few original mechanical twists. The 14-minute walkthrough demo showcased the games combat mechanics and crafting integral to the core gameplay experience.
Fitted with an advanced CREO exo-suit, balancing your core power against your implants and exo-suit upgrades will allow you to specialize in a huge variety of combat styles, thanks to the almost limitless combinations of addons and dozens of make-shift weapons salvaged from the industrial complex. Finely tune your gear to match your playstyle, and to best suit the challenge ahead. The Metroidvanian levels open up as your core power increases, allowing you to over-charge doors previously too strong for your suit to damage and opening new pathways for you to explore. The CREO facility is vast, and if you want to find and craft the best equipment and weapons, you will need to search every area for secrets and hidden items.