Returnal

Returnal

May 1, 2021

By: Rutledge Daugette

 
 
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Developer
Housemarque
Platforms
PlayStation 5
Returnal Release Date
April 30, 2021 (Calendar)
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Returnal is a fresh new IP for Housemarque that has you crash-landing on a strange planet and fighting for survival. In true roguelike fashion, every defeat simply means an opportunity to start all over again, and each attempt with be different from the last. Launching on the new PS5 console, Returnal will give players players quite a challenge.

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BREAK THE CYCLE

After crash-landing on a shape-shifting alien planet, Selene finds herself fighting tooth and nail for survival. Again and again she’s defeated, forced to restart her journey every time she dies.

In this roguelike shooter, both the planet and your equipment change with every cycle, forcing you to adapt your play style and take on evolving challenges.

Engage enemies in bullet hell-fuelled clashes.
Scavenge alien tech for upgrades to your abilities.
Forge a personal connection with the planet and piece together Selene’s story.