The Surge Review

As an employee of CREO, you are fitted with an exo-suit intended for industrial work inside the CREO complex. This base rig can be enhanced with light, medium, or heavy attachments, allowing you to specialize into your chosen playstyle. Granted super-human strength, you are able to wield huge weapons and inflict massive damage onto your enemies, as well as survive dangerous environmental hazards such as toxic spills. Alongside the exo-rig, you are fitted with a cognitive interface between your brain and the exo-suit, powering implants looted from enemies and the game world. Your exo-suit has a limited power output, so it’ll be up to you to balance the benefits and downsides of each implant against the power requirements of your exo-suit upgrades and equipment.

The further you delve into CREO and the longer you survive, the more tech scrap (XP) you’ll gain from defeating enemies and bosses. Die, and the metal scrap farmed to that point will be dropped where you fall. You will have to fight your way back to regain it, or lose it forever. In operations, you can use that tech scrap to either upgrade your exo-rig and increase its power-output (level), allowing you to use more and stronger implants, or use the scrap as base material to craft and upgrade armor and weapons. You will also naturally increase your efficiency with the various weapon types by using them in combat. Over time, it will improve your affinity with them, consequently increasing the amount of damage you inflict and letting you take on far more fearsome enemies and bosses.

Looting and Crafting

Explore CREO’s many varied environments, both inside and out, and use your implants to target specific enemy ligaments to gain crafting resources. Use these to improve your equipment, upgrading your weapons and armor throughout CREO’s scattered safe-rooms. Specialize to meet your needs – from heavy armor attached to your exo-rig to staves, axes, and heavy-lifting equipment, use CREO’s cutting-edge industrial technology against the threats that lay ahead. Crafting materials are widespread at CREO, but accessing them is dangerous… and necessary!

Fan Review : 59% Good
Excellent: 35% | Average: 6% | Poor: 0%

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