505 Games, a global publisher of video games, and Plastic Piranha today announced the launch of Rekoil on Windows PC via Steam by Valve® Corporation for £11.99.
Check out the launch trailer here:
Set in a world devastated by an unrelenting pandemic, Rekoil is a multiplayer hardcore balanced arena shooter that allows mass battles of 16-24 players. Developed by a modder for new and experienced modders, the game features full mod tools as well as seven different game modes, 10 maps, and 40 different weapons, all focused on infantry based combat across a number of different locations. From the fast moving Assault class, to the heavily armed and dangerous Heavy Gunner class, Rekoil was made for those who desire balanced FPS gameplay with a large variety of different play styles.
Rekoil supports customizable servers and was developed with eSports in mind. The game features all of the functionality required to properly facilitate competitive events. Full spectator mode will be present for casting and commentary needs, direct Twitch TV integration for streamers to broadcast from within the game, LAN support for tournaments, and for event organizers and video directors, replay functionality will be in place to allow players to review a match after the fact.
Aspiring level designers and game developers can enter the Rekoil map making competition here with full contest details available here. Entrants must submit their maps by the deadline of midnight PST on March 7, 2014. Each level submission will be reviewed and evaluated by the community, 505 Games and Plastic Piranha.
The game has been rated PEGI 16. Be part of the Rekoil community at https://twitter.com/RekoilTheGame, https://www.facebook.com/RekoilTheGame and http://rekoil.com/