Zen Studios and Saber Interactive have revealed the official Circus Electrique release date. The game is currently in development for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. It will debut on all formats on 6th September, 2022.
Circus Electrique is an original turn-based tactical RPG is set in a steampunk version of Victorian London. When a mysterious event known as “The Maddening” turns everyday Londoners into violent killers, only the circus’s dazzling line-up can save the day. Forge your army of Strongmen, Fire Blowers, Clowns and other astonishing performers.
The game has been named for the ‘greatest show in Victorian London’. Circus Electrique is part story-driven RPG, part tactics and circus management game – all with a steampunk twist. Players must defend the city with the unique talents of your carnival crusaders. Recruit new entertainers, strategically juggle their positioning and abilities in battle, all while keeping the circus up and running with new shows.
Circus Electrique Gameplay
Your unlikely heroes will face off in tactical turn-based battles against Bobbies and British Sailors gone bad. Aggressive Posh Girls, the occasional menacing Mime or Robobear, and other over-the-top Victorian archetypes will appear across six sprawling districts. The game’s Devotion system influences your characters’ morale and performance both in battle and in the actual circus shows you’ll manage.
A Circus Electrique gameplay trailer was revealed previously, demonstrating a number of the game’s mechanics.
Zen Studios has developed a number of interesting titles in recent years, but is most famous for the Zen Pinball series. Saber Interactive has recently found success with Evil Dead: The Game. An asynchronous multiplayer horror title, you can find out what all the fuss is about in our Evil Dead: The Game review.
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