The Cleaner Mashes Up John Wick and Superhot

03/24/2021 - 14:05 | By: Robert N. Adams
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Dystopia Corp has released a new trailer for The Cleaner, an upcoming first-person shooter that looks like a blend of John Wick, Hotline Miami, and Superhot.

The Cleaner has you taking on the role of a "Cleaner" (as one might expect). You're not going to be scrubbing toilets or washing windows, though — a cleaner, in this sense, is a euphemism for a highly-trained hitman.

Check out The Cleaner trailer to see all of the intense action promised by this upcoming shooter!

The Cleaner's developers explicitly state that this shooter takes inspiration from John WickHotline Miami, and Superhot. You have to move through buildings and quickly dispatch enemies without getting shot — taking just one bullet brings things to an end.

 
 

There may also be a rather unique spin on reloading: based on what we've seen on the trailer and the game's Steam Store page, you might not be able to reload at all. Instead, you can simply pick up a new gun from one of the many, many bad guys you've murdered in spectacularly violent fashion. Additionally, the game's description mentions that you have a "unique power." It doesn't exactly specify what this power is, but it looks like it might be bullet time or a similar time-slowing mechanic like we saw in Superhot.

This brand-new game developed and published by Dystopia Corp closed out the show for AG French Direct, a French-language presentation run by ActuGaming.net. Best of all, it looks like you won't have to wait very long to play it.

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When is The Cleaner Release Date?

Sadly, The Cleaner release date has not yet been announced by Dystopia Corp, That said, it's marked as "Very Soon" on the Steam Store page; hopefully, we won't have to wait too long to get our hands on this game.

From what we've seen, Dystopia Corp's first game on Steam looks like it could be a pretty fun experience. Go ahead and add The Cleaner to your wishlist on Steam for now — this looks like something you're not gonna want to miss, especially if you like intense first-person shooters.

What do you think of The Cleaner? Do you think it can take the mechanics of Superhot to the next level? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!