Space Hulk: Deathwing. Follow a Dark Angel squad deep into a space hulk in this first look at gameplay.

Space Hulk: Deathwing is an upcoming first-person shooter set in Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000 universe. Space Hulk: Deathwing is an adaptation of the Space Hulk board game, developed on Unreal Engine 4 by the team behind E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy, Streum On Studio. This trailer introduces the basics of the game: its premise, the teammates, the localised damage system, and some of the fearsome enemies players will encounter.

Infiltrate and explore the Space Hulk “Olethros”, a derelict collection of space ship and debris filled with hidden dangers and relics. As a Librarian, players can take AI squadmates or have fellow players join them in their investigation into the mystery of Olethros, co-written by renowned Dark Angels writer Gavin Thorpe.

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Infesting the Space Hulk are ferocious Genestealers who utilise ambushes, swarming and tactical retreats in order to slowly tear down the player’s Terminator armour. Damage is localised, and taking too many hits in certain areas will cause your armour to malfunction. To stop the horde, you’ll have access to a wide assortment of weapons, skills, and powers taken directly from Warhammer 40,000 lore to customize your squad of Dark Angel Terminators.

Space Hulk: Deathwing will release later in 2016.

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About Space Hulk: Deathwing

The Game

Space Hulk – Deathwing, developed by Streum On Studio on Unreal Engine 4, is a First-Person Shooter experience of Games Workshop’s classic Space Hulk boardgame set in the universe of Warhammer 40,000. Space Hulk: Deathwing offers players the chance to experience a desperate battle against Genestealers in the claustrophobic tunnels of a Space Hulk, as they will gain skills, new abilities and new equipment thanks to experience earned during perilous missions.

Space Hulk drift along the currents of the Warp, the immaterial dimension of Chaos. Made up of gigantic mangled asteroids, derelict ship wrecks and other spatial debris, they sometimes grow to the size of a moon and often contain treasured and ancient lost technologies. However, they are ripe with danger including infestations of the lethal Genestealer.

Players take on the role of a Space Marine from one of the most secret and most feared Space Marine Companies: the Deathwing from the Dark Angels.

Strap on your Terminator armour and equip the emblematic weaponry of the Space Marines to overcome the threats awaiting you in the Space Hulk.

As a Librarian, you will also master the destructive powers of the Psykers. Your skills and performance in battle grant you Fervor Points, to spend on 5 skill trees allowing you to improve your abilities, unlock new powers, access powerful relics and devastating new weapons.

Key Features

Take on the role of a Space Marine Terminator from the most secret and feared company : The Deathwing.
Plunge into the claustrophobic tunnels of a Space Hulk and experience a desperate battle against the Genestealers.
RPG Mechanics: unlock new abilities through 5 skill trees.
Customize your armor and access devastating weapons.
An epic 4-player Co-op mode: Play as a Terminator (and respawn as a Genestealer to hunt your friends).

As yet we still have no official release date, but if this first look is anything to go by then it will be well worth the wait.

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