Volition, creators of the Saints Row series, have a new IP in the works; an adult superhero game that was today announced via IGN.
The head of L.E.G.I.O.N. - one Doctor Babylon - and his fellow evil-doers have taken control of the nations of the world. With this power they’re planning to build a terrible device that will grant them incredible strength - only M.A.Y.H.E.M. can stop them.
A third person shooter at its core, the game will see you play as a squad of three agents - each with unique abilities and traversal options - as you explore the sandbox urban landscape of Seoul, Korea. There will be up close brawlers, long range specialists and everything inbetween.
As you progress through the story you'll be able to upgrade your agents, their gadgets and your HQ to unlock more means with which to create carnage.
Agents of Mayhem is exclusively single player and is part of the Saints Row universe, sharing some story elements, symbolism, and design inspiration. Volition have teased that there are surprises in store for Saints fans, which will be revealed at a later date.
You can watch the unquestionably Saints Row flavoured announce trailer below.
Agents of Mayhem is set to release in 2017 for Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
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