May 21, 2015 by brennon
It looks like Games Workshop have been looking for someone to revive their old properties once again with Auroch Digital picking up the reigns of Dark Future with their new game called Blood Red States.
“In the hollowed out America of 2023, the major cities are either corporate controlled high-tech gated communities (Patrolled Zones, or PZs) for those who can pay, or lawless shanty towns for those who can’t (NoGos). Between these is ‘The Big Empty’, the polluted, wasted Red States of America where vicious gangs hunt and fight. The atrophied state has all but given up trying to impose law and order here and instead relies on a new breed of bounty hunter come highway warrior to keep the roads open, the Sanctioned Operative. Into this fractured new world the player must make their fortune.
The player runs a Sanctioned Ops agency; taking on missions for bounty outside the PZs. As well as the tactical action on the road, the player must also manage both the vehicles and drivers – from upgrades to the front-mounted HMGs to booking a driver into the clinic for a new set of bionic eyes.”
The trailer above has a very tongue in cheek feel to it which is always good and it could well be a nice take on the game. Auroch Digital have worked on Chainsaw Warrior in the past and that turned out to be a nice little card and dice game that translated well over into the digital format.
Dark Future is coming to PC via Steam only it seems so we’re not getting some mobile port. Whether the game is any good remains to be seen so we’ll be looking out for some gameplay soon.
What do you think of the return of Dark Future?
"The player runs a Sanctioned Ops agency; taking on missions for bounty outside the PZs. As well as the tactical action on the road, the player must also manage both the vehicles and drivers..."