“Pray or Prey”

The first details were released today for Nether, the upcoming, online survival-horror game from developer Phosphor Games and game production company Nether Productions. It’s a persistent-world, mmo based entirely in an urban setting. Nether challenges you to survive day to day, while trying to uncover the truth behind the apocalyptic event that has changed mankind forever. Nether is expected to be released in the fall of 2013 on the PC platform. Early access is expected pretty soon.

“Our team has a strong and varied background that includes the creation of post-apocalyptic titles, so we’re really excited about Nether”, said Chip Sineni, Creative Director at Phosphor Games. “Our focus is to veer away from some of the traditional survival-horror offerings in order to provide something new for the genre, with a great urban setting, a different type of story and an experience that excites us as fans and will be something definitely fresh and new for gamers.”

Nether is played out in a post-apocalyptic city where the remaining human population has degenerated into a chaotic state of lawlessness. A pervasive sense of evil looms over the land as survivors struggle and rumors circulate of vile, demonic creatures that roam the cities to claim any souls still living. As one of the few remaining survivors, players must decide if they will Prey or Pray as they use skill and cunning to obtain food, weapons and other supplies necessary for existence while trying to determine whether or not to approach and trust other players or go at it solo.

Sign up for the early access at the official site.

Check out the official game play trailer, provided by PC Gamer.

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