Do you like horror movies like The Thing and Even Horizon? Then you should keep the Callisto protocol on your radar.
Dead Space developer Glen Schofield leads Striking Distance Studios, a team creating one of the most gruesome video games in recent memory. It’s called The Callisto Protocoland it’s an excellent single-player spiritual successor to the Dead Space trilogy that drips with an eerie, haunted atmosphere amid a mad dash for survival.
The game has a decidedly cinematic scope, immersing players in the “Dead Moon of Callisto” reminiscent of Alien’s LV-426 wasteland. Nestled on Jupiter’s moon is a high-tech prison that spins upside down as brutal alien monstrosities obliterate everyone around them. Plagued by impossible odds, players must navigate their way tooth and nail through a macabre and terrifying spectacle that blends third-person action with seamless cinematic footage for a true cinematic experience.
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The Callisto Protocol will be released on December 2, 2022 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC. It will retail for $69.99 on next-gen consoles and includes a season pass with expansion content.
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Survive to escape the horrors of Callisto.
In this story-driven, third-person survival horror game set 300 years in the future, the player will take on the role of Jacob Lee, a victim of fate thrown into the Black Iron Prison, a security penitentiary maximum located on Jupiter’s moon Calliste. When the inmates begin to transform into monstrous creatures, the prison is thrown into chaos. To survive, Jacob must fight his way to safety to escape Black Iron’s prison, while uncovering the dark and ominous secrets buried beneath Callisto’s surface. Using a unique blend of shooting and close quarters combat, Jacob will need to adapt his tactics to battle the rapidly changing creatures while scavenging to unlock new weapons, gear and abilities to outrun the growing threat and escape the horrors of Jupiter’s Dead Moon. .
Callisto Protocol is a next-gen take on Glen Schofield’s mind-survival horror. Blending atmosphere, tension and brutality with terrifying moments of helplessness and humanity, The Callisto Protocol immerses players in a thrilling story where untold horrors lurk around every corner.
MASTER BRUTAL AND STRATEGIC COMBAT
Callisto Protocol challenges players to master an exciting mix of melee and ranged combat, including a unique gravity weapon once used by Black Iron guards to control the prison population. Players will be forced to close in on their grotesque opponents, sever limbs, blast legs, and get creative with whatever is at their disposal to survive each life-and-death encounter.
DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE UNITED COMPANY OF JUPITER
Set on Jupiter’s dead moon Callisto in the year 2320, The Callisto Protocol features players as Jacob Lee, an inmate of Black Iron Prison. When a mysterious epidemic throws the moon into chaos, Jacob must confront his darkest fears to defeat the bloodthirsty creatures that stalk him as he unravels the dark mysteries at the heart of the mighty United Jupiter Company.
LIVE JUPITER DEAD MOON ISOLATION
One of the most hostile and isolated environments in the universe, Callisto dominates Jacob’s desperate struggle to survive. Players must not only deal with the horrors of Black Iron Prison, but also the age-old secrets that poison Jupiter’s long-dead moon, both above and below the surface.