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  Focus Home Interactive and Mighty Rocket Studio unveil Obscure with a video!
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02/07/2013
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Obscure is unveiled today for the very first time, through a punchy video full of action, monsters, and hemoglobin!

Obscure for PC, PSN and Xbox LIVE is a pure, action-rich 2.5D side-scroller, drenched in the blood and caustic humor inspired by the teen and horror movie genres... a spirit that definitely shows through today's video!

Playable alone and in cooperative mode (local & online), Obscure lets you play as one of four unlikely heroes; students, each with unique skills and abilities that develop throughout the adventure. Geared toward action and all-out brawling, Obscure's combat emphasizes combos, follow-up attacks, and score-multipliers! Survive against packs of monsters trying to skin you alive, discover new weapons, and complete objectives throughout a variety of huge, non-linear levels. Overshooting the scores will earn you experience points to level your character up, unlocking new weapons, skills, and other devastating abilities! At any time, you can even get back to some of earlier levels to try your new toys and beat your scores!

Obscure rises to an entirely different scale in multiplayer. In cooperative mode, up to four players (local and online) team up to survive. Split up to fill your objectives as fast as possible, or stay together in a cohesive team to increase your chances of survival!

Video game veterans will certainly recognize the license, Obscure; the survival-horror game from Hydravision that terrorized over a million players in the middle of the last decade. Comprised of some of the original developers, Mighty Rocket Studio has been hard at work on this project for over a year.

Despite the completely different style of gameplay, Mighty Rocket Studio's new game embraces its origins and incorporates many familiar elements of the survival-horror genre; sparse ammunition, limited supplies of health kits, and the oppressive feeling of constant danger in a universe where gruesome creatures may suddenly appear out of nowhere! Obscure fans will feel right at home, and will even get to visit the famous Leafmore High School and meet some of the previous characters from the series.

Obscure will release on PC, PSN and Xbox LIVE in spring 2013!

- Watch the video

About Focus Home Interactive

Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide - such as Blood Bowl, Wargame European Escalation, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway, Cities XL and also Cycling Manager and Farming Simulator.

During first half of 2013, Focus will publish ambitious games such as Wargame AirLand Battle, the sequel to Wargame European Escalation, the impressive real time strategy game from the creators of « R.U.S.E. »™; Mars War Logs, the new Cyberpunk role-playing game from Spiders Studio for Xbox LIVE®, PlayStation®Network and PC, and also the console versions of Farming Simulator, the #1 farming simulation game and international best-seller.

The second half of 2013 will be just as exciting, with the release of the Tour de France official games for consoles and PC; the new adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and Blood Bowl 2.

http://www.focus-home.com

About Mighty Rocket Studio

Mighty Rocket Studio is an independent console video games development studio, born from the will of passionate people to create the video games they like. After working together on many games including Obscure and Obscure 2, the team decided to found their own development studio. Mighty Rocket Studio's objective is to create fun games to provide hours and hours of unforgettable experience to players.

http://mightyrocketstudio.com/