Bandai Namco publisher and Game Studio developer [6 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/companies/game-studio”>Game Studio has announced SYNDUALITY [1 article]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/games/synduality”>SYNDUALITYa new sci-fi third-person shooter [3,242 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/genres/shooter”>the shooter is coming to PS5 [3,413 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/platforms/playstation/ps5″>PlayStation 5, Xbox Series [2,684 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/platforms/xbox/xbox-series”>Xbox and PC series [15,939 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/platforms/pc”>PC via Steam in 2023.
Here’s a preview of the game, via Bandai Namco:
Developed by Game Studio, SYNDUALITY is a sci-fi third-person shooter set in a dystopian futuristic world where humans and AI must coexist and cooperate to survive.
SYNDUALITY is set in the year 2222, years after a mysterious poisonous rain called “The Tears of the New Moon” wiped out most of humanity and spawned warped creatures that now hunt the population. Amid the calamity, the humans are forced to build an underground refuge named Amasia, where they discover and begin collaborating with forms of artificial intelligence called Magus.
In the game, players will step into the shoes of Drifters, people who make their living by collecting AO Crystals, a rare resource available on Earth. In this quest, they must face xenomorph creatures known as Enders, and they can count on Magus, their AI partners, to guide them through their journey, help them in battles and provide them with directives, clues and warnings. All the while, they will develop and strengthen the bond between the player and the AI. Gameplay and combat in SYNDUALITY revolves around Cradle Coffins, weaponized vehicles that players will roam the surface in and can fully customize, from appearance to weapon loadout, to suit their own playstyle. SYNDUALITY will also have a multiplayer mode, with other Drifters joining players to aid them in their missions or turn against them, hindering their progress or fighting to plunder their precious resources.
“SYNDUALITY is a project we can’t wait for gamers to get their hands on,” Bandai Namco producer Yosuke Futami said in a press release. “We worked with famous designers such as Neco for character design and Ippei Gyoubu for mechanical design, along with the team at Game Studio, to develop a fun shooter with solid gameplay and a unique focus on game play. relationship between the AI and the human., where the bond that develops between players and their Magus impacts the game and the story.
Here are some more details, via producer Yosuke Futami on PlayStation Blog:
Good morning! My name is Yosuke Futami, the producer of SYNDUALITY. On behalf of the team, we’re thrilled to finally unveil our brand new sci-fi third-person shooter. [1,009 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/genres/shooter/tps”>Third person shooter from Bandai Namco Entertainment [6,198 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/companies/bandai-namco-entertainment”>Bandai Namco Entertainment.
It all started a few years ago when our team got together and had a passionate discussion about how we can break into, or even break the whole barrier, of the sci-fi genre. With the emergence of technology these days and how artificial intelligence is slowly becoming more prominent in our daily lives, we were particularly interested in how humans and AI would interact with each other in the future. ‘coming. Will they coexist? Do they have the same belief about feelings or the meaning of emotion? Can they intertwine? These are the questions that eventually became an exodus from this project, and I hope you will join us to understand the adventure together [481 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/genres/adventure”>adventures that await them.
SYNDUALITY takes place in a dystopian future where poison rain and warped creatures wreak havoc on the world, where you and your AI partner must find a way to work together and reclaim lost ground for humanity. To add to the excitement, we’ve teamed up with renowned designers Neco (for character design) and Gyobu (for mech design) to bring their unique sci-fi style to the game. Please check out the trailer below below for a first look at the game.
The year is 2222. It has been years since the Tears of the New Moon, a mysterious rain, poured down and wiped out almost the entire human race. The poisonous rain gave birth to deformed creatures devouring for humans, and mankind fled the danger. As a means of survival [88 articles]” href=”https://www.gematsu.com/genres/survival”>survival, the humans then build an underground refuge; Amasia. In this newly constructed dystopian city, in an effort to sustain their existence, they come up against an artificial intelligence named Magus unsure of how things will work between them, the story of how humans and AI coincide and try to find their truths begins.
Search your cradle coffin for rare resources
In the world of SYNDUALITY, you will play the role of Drifters, who earn their living by collecting AO crystals; a rare resource that can only be obtained in a dangerous earth environment. You will carry out each mission in your Cradle Coffin, an armed vehicle that will keep you mobile during the adventure. Players can customize their Cradle Coffin, not only its appearance, but also the equipped weapons to adapt your Cradle Coffin to your own playstyle.
Meet your AI partner, Magus
You are not alone in this journey. An AI partner called Magus will be there in battle alongside your robot to give you instructions, advice and warnings so that you can complete your missions safely. Experience unique interactions and dialogues with Magus based on different situations.
Battle against enemies and other players (PvPvE)
On the vast battlefield, you’ll encounter xenomorphic creatures known as Enders, trying to stop you from collecting the AO Crystals. You can use different types of weapons attached to the Cradle Coffin to fend off these incoming enemies.
Immerse yourself in an intense PvPvE battle. When playing online, you will also encounter other players trying to complete their own missions. Be careful, they could potentially hinder your progress.
We officially welcome you to the world of SYNDUALITY. Please stay tuned for more information!
Watch the trailer below. See the first screenshots in the gallery. Visit the official Japanese site here.
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