Fatshark's post-apocalyptic crater-crawler is launching on PC this summer, the Swedish publisher has revealed. Krater, which means "crater" in Swedish, involves a military base hidden inside of a massive cr – okay, you get it. It's a traditional top-down RPG with a crafting system, explorable world and permanent consequences, like injuries and death.

Krater is coming to Steam on June 12 for all Windows users; Mac users will have to wait until July. Prior to launch, pre-orders will be gain access to a closed, pre-launch beta. Interested parties can pre-purchase through Fatshark's site.
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KRATER RELEASE DATE ANNOUNCED – JUNE 12, 2012

STOCKHOLM, Sweden. April 11, 2012. Fatshark today announced a release date for their upcoming adventure roll-playing game KRATER. PC gamers can join the adventure on June 12, 2012 via Steam. A Mac version will be available in July.

"We are very happy to announce a rock solid – oh well – release date for KRATER. A game with enormous depth, it really has, it takes place in a very deep crater." says Martin Wahlund, CEO and Executive Producer, Fatshark. "KRATER brings a rich experience for anyone that likes the post apocalyptic roll-playing genre, and I'm looking forward play coop with other adventurers."

KRATER is a lush post-apocalyptic top down RPG and the base pillars are crafting, exploration and consequence. Consequence brings not only the ability for the characters to level up and improve themselves, but also permanent injuries and death. The grim reaper never been so grim!

"During the winter and spring, we've had over 20 000 pre-alpha/alpha testers and the feedback has been great," says Victor Magnuson, Game Designer, Fatshark. "Before we release the game, there will be a beta available for everybody that has pre-ordered KRATER."

If you want to get your KRATER on, and save a few "whatever currency you have" while you're at it, visit http://store.fatshark.se and pick up the game today!

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About Fatshark
Fatshark is located in Stockholm, Sweden and is comprised of experienced and skilled developers. The company has been involved as subcontractors in a number of AAA titles for consoles and PC as well as developed their own IP's such as Lead and Gold, and Hamilton's Great Adventure. For more information, visit www.fatshark.se.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.