Retro Shooter Beyond Sunset Inspired by Doom and Uses Original Doom Engine

Beyond Sunset Teaser

Recently announced retro shooter Beyond Sunset is inspired by games like Doom and Deux Ex. So much so that the game has been built on the original Doom engine. The game will launch next Summer 2023.

If you are interested in trying out the game, a demo is available on Steam as of right now, giving you a taste of what this fast-paced action is all about.

Check out the trailer below:

Welcome to a high-octane cyberpunk first-person shooter with RPG elements. You are Lucy, an enhanced street samurai searching for lost memories. Fight yakuza, zombies & robots in large, open, interactive levels. Inspired by Doom Eternal & Deus Ex, made using a modernized Doom II engine!

In Beyond Sunset, you awake from cryostasis with lost memories hidden in the fog of hypersleep. You immediately begin manifesting powerful abilities, lightning-fast reactions, and innate combat skills giving you supernatural agility. Recognizing your talents, a mysterious woman named Yuri offers you a deal, where in exchange for giving you your memories back, you need to use these powers to become a street samurai in the crime-ridden, plague-stricken Sunset City.

As you progress, you will get to upgrade and develop Lucy to grow more resilient and powerful. Follow this by exploring the large, open, interactive levels full of NPCs that you can talk to.

Beyond Sunset

Key Features:

  • Fluid movement: High-octane first-person action with advanced movements for dashing, sliding, and other acrobatics.
  • RPG Elements: Interact with NPCs, learn the lore of Sunset City, take side missions, and upgrade your abilities.
  • Lo-Fi aesthetic: inspired by classic first-person shooters, from Doom to Duke Nukem 3D to Blood.
  • Synthwave vibe: Hear an original vaporwave soundtrack composed by synthwave legend Karl Vincent.
  • Mod support: Create and share your own levels, weapons, and more with richly-featured free and open-source tools.

Additional details about the game will be announced later however you can try out the demo right now and experience what it feels to be an enhanced street samurai with nothing to lose.

Related: Cyberpunk FPS Beyond Sunset Gets New Teaser Trailer

What do you like about this new retro shooter? Post your comments below.

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About the Author: Salik Shah

An ardent lover for first-person shooter games, Salik has been part of GamesHedge all through its journey. His love for competitive gaming started with Counter-Strike and Call of Duty, and now can be seen lurking in Valorant and Rainbow Six: Siege.

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