Polish developer Flying Wild Hog -- comprised of former Bulletstorm, Sniper and The Witcher 2 staff -- has revealed that its previously announced shooter will be titled Hard Reset, and it will debut in just two months. A cyberpunk FPS set in a "haunting, dystopian future, with humanity on the brink of extinction," Hard Reset tells the story of Major Fletcher, a veteran who must defend humanity's last remaining city, Bezoar, from "the robotic hordes that aim to annihilate mankind."
The first trailer for the game has been released, which you can see embedded above. PC Gamer is set to have a hands-on preview in its next issue. In the meantime, you can check out the first screens at the PC Gamer website.
Polish Studio Comprised of Painkiller, Bulletstorm and Witcher 2 Vets Announces its Atmospheric and Action-Packed Cyberpunk Debut
Warsaw, Poland – July 13. Flying Wild Hog announced its debut game, the dark sci-fi first-person shooter, Hard Reset. The PC-exclusive title transports players to a haunting, dystopian future, with humanity on the verge of extinction, confined to its last standing city and under constant threat from the robotic hordes that aim to annihilate mankind. Hard Reset is scheduled for release in September 2011.
In the only remaining human city of Bezoar, Major Fletcher, an Army Combat Veteran and soldier of the CLN, is dragged into a conflict between two of mankind's greatest enemies. He is to discover that nothing is what it seems to be.
Hard Reset may be Flying Wild Hog's debut title, but the 35-person studio is comprised of veterans of Warsaw's bustling development scene, with past experience at such renowned developers as People Can Fly, CD Projekt RED and City Interactive, where they worked on acclaimed games like Bulletstorm, Painkiller, The Witcher 2, Sniper and more. Hard Reset is built upon the studio's own Road Hog technology, which delivers stunning visuals that bring the game's incredible atmosphere to life.
Given the game's rapidly approaching release date, expect much more information and footage of Hard Reset in the coming weeks and months. In the meantime, visit http://hardresetgame.com and follow the game's progress on Twitter and Facebook.