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A new first-person horror game is looking to innovate and provide a high-end gaming experience on mobile devices.
The team at Scattered Entertainment is crafting The Drowning specifically to play using a control scheme built for use on touch devices, and provide a play experience tailored to more hardcore players. The game is set to release on iOS in early 2013. The Drowning will also release free-to-play. Notably, the early screenshots for the game look comparable to many current gen console shooters in quality. Scattered Entertainment is led by Ben Cousins, a veteran producer from the Battlefield franchise.
In the game, players control a survivor in a post-apocalyptic world where oil spills have turned the population into mindless zombie-like creatures. The game promises a focus on crafting and upgrading weapons as you fight to stay alive in the midst of the disaster.
Check out the first trailer below, or click over to the game's official website for more info. Are you interested in a developer trying to make a hardcore, high-end shooter for mobile devices? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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