Conglomerate 451 has launched into Early Access today! Developed by RuneHeads and published by 1C Entertainment, Conglomerate 451 is a grid-based, dungeon crawling first-person RPG with rogue-like elements set in a colorful cyberpunk world!
You are the CEO of a special agency which has been instructed by the Senate of Conglomerate City to restore order in sector 451, where corrupted corporations have established their turfs. Build your own team by creating human clones and manipulating their DNA, then train your agents and equip them with items before sending them out into the field. Players will need to manage their resources and make use of their R&D departments to research new technology which unlocks new powers and character progression. In addition to upgrading weapons and armor, players will also be able to augment their bodies with interchangeable cyber implants that completely change your agent's skills and utilities.
Using procedural generation, the world, missions, and cyber dungeons will be different each time you play. Your agents have permadeath, and players will have to be careful since one small mistake can cause their agents to be lost forever. Even the smallest wounds can have a lasting impact since taking damage carries a risk of generating permanent Traumas that will follow your agents between missions. Players have opportunities to get head by hacking into cyberspace mid-mission, gaining crucial intel to give them an advantage against their competition.
Conglomerate 451 has an extensive Early Access roadmap which includes the addition of drugs and disorders, perks and mutations, and diplomacy mechanics allowing players to talk to Narks on the street which can obtain favors to be used later. The game is set to fully release in October, but players can expect monthly updates between now and then.
Early Access for Conglomerate 451 launches today! For more information on the game, be sure to visit our official Wiki here!
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