Disc Room Puts Players in an Alien Death Trap This October

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Disc Room Puts Players in an Alien Death Trap This October

October 5, 2020

By: Robert N. Adams

 
 

Devolver Digital has announced that its next published game Disc Room will be launching for PC and Nintendo Switch. If you enjoy bullet hell games, then this exciting new title may be just the thing for you.

Disc Room puts players in the shoes of a curious scientist in 2089. A disc-shaped alien ship appears above Jupiter and our hearty hero makes the brave decision to explore it. Unfortunately, he quickly learns that this ship is packed to the brim with deadly traps.

Check out all of the carnage of Disc Room in its release date announcement trailer:

A casual glance of what's going on here shows a game that comfortably fits in the bullet hell genre, minus one key fact — the player character doesn't appear to have an ability to shoot back.

 
 

Instead, players must deftly navigate the various swirling blades while attempting to solve the puzzle of a particular room. It seems that many of these levels follow some kind of pattern, but it can be pretty easy to get caught up in a tricky situation if you aren't careful. That's especially true on some of the more challenging levels that add faster-moving blades or turn out the lights.

Although players aren't likely to get a gun, they will have some additional ways to defend themselves beyond simply dodging the discs. One of the abilities introduced in the trailer allows players to clone themselves, effectively granting them extra lives.

Devolver Digital Disc Room slice

When is the Disc Room Release Date?

The Disc Room release date is set for October 22, 2020, on PC via Steam and Nintendo Switch. No price has been announced just yet.

If you don't want to wait quite that long, you can play the Disc Room demo on its Steam Store page; you can, of course, also add the game to your wishlist on Steam. You can also stay apprised of the game's latest developments at discroom.com.

What do you think of Disc Room? Does this seem like the kind of challenge you'd enjoy or do you prefer games where you have the ability to fight back in a substantial way? Let us know in the comments below!

 
 

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Senior Writer

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!

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