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Release Date
May 22, 2020 (Calendar)
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I'm guessing this wasn't what Nelly Furtado had in mind... Remember Jaws? Remember Sharks? Well, Tripwire Interactive manages to put a character-based spin on it with Maneater. Starting as a freshly-orphaned baby bull shark, your goal is to hunt other aquatic wildlife and grow big until you can finally exact revenge on Scaly Pete, your mother's killer. Explore seven open-world regions, each of which has an apex predator that can kill you, but who's defeat will earn you special skills. As you wreak more havoc, bounty hunters will be dispatched to end you. Show them the mistake of underestimating a full-grown bull shark.

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Experience the ultimate power fantasy as the apex predator of the seas - a terrifying SHARK! Maneater is a single player, open world action RPG (ShaRkPG) where YOU are the shark. Starting as a small shark pup you are tasked with surviving the harsh world while eating your way up the ecosystem. To do this you will explore a large and varied open world encountering diverse enemies - both human and wildlife. Find the right resources and you can grow and evolve far beyond what nature intended, allowing the player to tailor the shark to their play style. This is fortunate, because to get revenge on the cruel fisherman that dismembered you will take evolving into a massive shark, an apex predator of legends. Eat. Explore. Evolve.