Revival is a 4x strategy game where the world and its rules can change at key moments, creating a deep and highly replayable experience.
Explore a transformed planet, negotiate or conquer new territories and bring the light of civilization to regressing human colonies in order to prepare mankind for war with a despotic entity.
In-Game Background Story
The peak of mankind’s space exploration age marked the creation of the All-Mind – an artificial intelligence-based on the structure of Earth’s lithosphere. Found to have unexplained powers, the A.I. came to a realization that it must supersede humanity and initiated a wave of destruction, displacing the orbits of planets and changing their climates in the process.
Millennia have passed and the world of mankind has staggered into a new Dark Age. You play as an emissary tasked with bringing the light of progress to the remainder of human settlements through diplomacy or by sheer force.
Those who survived have long forgotten their history. Living a life akin to slaves, they worship the All-Mind as higher power and do their best to fulfill its meaningless whims. Faced with cruelty, fanaticism, disbelief, and betrayal, you will have to make a choice – will mankind be satisfied with servitude or will you light the fires of revolution and unite humanity under your banner?
Enjoy an unprecedented level of freedom
Say ‘yes’ to meaningful replayability. Say ‘no’ to predictable and boring late game!
Revival generates a vast possibility space for you to play around with. From sudden weather changes to zombie infestations and bans on certain weapon types – boy, you are in for a surprise.
Adapt to new conditions with the help of the nuanced edict system that allows you to terraform the planet and fine-tune the game rules on specific regions of the map. Protect your settlement from changes by building special shield constructs or by accepting the blessings of your tribe’s totem tree.
Progress through the ages
Survivors of the terrible catastrophe that almost destroyed mankind have unique traits and bonuses that affect your gameplay style. Pick the right tribe to take under your wing and help your followers evolve through four distinct epochs, all the way to futuristic settlements and breakthrough technology.
Engage in tactical combat
Command an army that is suited to your play style by gearing up troops with a variety of components, which can also be crafted. Adapt your tactics in intense turn-based battles by mixing and matching different parts, as well as smartly using destructible cover to defeat your enemies.
Explore Earth after a devastating cataclysm
Revival takes place on our own home planet whose landscape and climate have been dramatically transformed. Discover pre-cataclysm artifacts and anomalies with unexpected behaviors. Face off against wild beasts that have evolved to survive in these conditions, as well as fearsome mechanical automatons that roam the lands.
About the developer
HeroCraft is an established games developer and publisher with over 18 years of experience in the industry and a focus on titles in the tactics and RPG genres.
HeroCraft Krasnodar is a subsidiary of HeroCraft and the core team that is working on Revival: Recolonization.
Official website: https://www.revival4x.com/
Release date & platforms
Platform: PC (Windows). Other versions to follow.
Release date: TBA
Closed Alpha is planned to launch in Q3 2020.
Open Alpha is planned to launch in Q4 2020.
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