This afternoon we talked about the ambitious role-playing game DISTORTION from Russian developers. On the evening of August 8, her brief official announcement took place .
Production is carried out by the Game Art Pioneers team with the support of the RTA group of companies. The authors confirm that users are waiting for a story-oriented role-playing game with elements of real-time strategy .
“DISTORTION combines science fiction, fantasy, war drama and high tragedy. The game takes place in a unique middlepunk setting, and the story is dedicated to mutual support and unity in the face of an overwhelming threat. The original and detailed game world of DISTORTION organically continues the philosophy and style of cyberpunk in synthesis with medieval fantasy, offering the player a glimpse into a dark and gritty apocalyptic story,” reads the official description.
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“In creating our debut game, we are guided by the gaming and professional experience we have. We try to bring to it the aspects that we ourselves want to see in big-budget RPGs. DISTORTION is an epic of self-determination in the face of global upheaval, where the fates of several main characters are revealed in the context of bright events that will not wait for the player,” said Dmitry Zdesev , General Producer and Lead Game Designer of Game Art Pioneers.
“For our company, this is a fundamentally new direction of activity. We believe in the promising future of interactive entertainment and want to participate in the creation of such a large-scale game as DISTORTION. With our colleagues from GameArtPioneers, we decided to jointly develop this direction, as we see the potential of the studio, a non-standard approach , as well as the desire to bring something interesting to the genre and the industry as a whole,” added Alexander Popov , CEO of RTA Technologies.
According to the official press release, DISTORTION has been in development for over a year now, with a release on PC and consoles scheduled for 2025. In the future, the authors plan to expand the franchise in other formats.
The developers have an official website.