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Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Nick is released!
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Description
Release date: December 14th, 2016
Time to kick some ChristmASS.

Nick is a free VR tower defense survival game. Built in the Unreal engine, this first-person, room-scale VR experience lets users take control of a variety of weapons and tools to fight off endless waves of evil robotic elves. As Santa, users must move around the environment to set up defenses and dodge attacks to beat back the onslaught. 'Tis the season!

BACKGROUND:

The year is 2027. Civil unrest grips the North Pole. Santa Claus, a Rockefeller-ian captain of industry and a figure of hope and progress, has fallen on hard times. His once insurmountable manufacturing empire has given up massive ground to the dual-pronged threat of overseas production and digital distribution.

In order to keep up with a changing manufacturing landscape, Santa decided to automate his workshop by installing a mechanized, robotic production system led by an Artificial Intelligence named P.A.L. (Polar Algorithmic Computer). For the first few months, everything seemed copacetic. Then came an efficiency test… that Santa, by dint of being flesh and blood as opposed to mechanical marvel, inevitably failed. P.A.L. repurposed the once-peaceful robo-elf manufacturing arm into an army bent on assassination, and set out to wipe Santa from the face of the Earth. Why? To maximize profits, of course!

Enter Nick—Santa Claus’ badass survivalist alter ego. Nick’s on the run, evading and fighting P.A.L.’s robot forces as he traverses the Polar wasteland. Fueled by weapons-grade eggnog and righteous Christmas wrath, he's made it to his final outpost: a remote satellite workshop originally meant for experimental toy R&D. Here, Nick readies his defenses, makes peace with his maker and prepares to make his last stand in. That’s where you come in…

KEY FEATURES:
  • Step into Nick’s boots to make a last stand in this room-scale interactive VR experience.
  • Face crushing waves of deranged killer robo-elves with different powers and abilities.
  • Use the “Santa’s Little Helper” suction gun alongside your trusty mallet to turn everything around you into a weapon.
  • Board up windows, stoke the flames and set traps to fortify your defenses between waves.
  • Christmas Easter Eggs (oh, the irony) abound!
  • Save the holidays. Well, you can’t... But you can hold out as long as possible.
  • Nick is compatible with the HTC Vive

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM:
  • OS: Windows 7, 8.1, 10
  • Processor: Intel i5
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Geforce 970
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 500 MB available space

Visit the official game site: https://nickthegame.firstborn.com/
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52 Comments
IMGO Dec 22, 2016 @ 3:44pm 
voted
artur.projetista Dec 21, 2016 @ 5:20pm 
Voted yes, please take a look on my game
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=799724492
Ro6ino Dec 19, 2016 @ 5:04am 
nice! i vote yes
zeh | rorshack Dec 16, 2016 @ 6:39am 
Wow. NICE.
Spirit Dec 15, 2016 @ 10:09am 
good luck!
crunch toast Dec 15, 2016 @ 8:06am 
Wow that trailer, Id definitely get this one!
parkchaung Dec 15, 2016 @ 4:40am 
good indie game
GgulGgul Dec 15, 2016 @ 1:50am 
good luck!
Dixie Normous Dec 14, 2016 @ 8:36pm 
good luck!
Triggernometry!? Dec 13, 2016 @ 11:07am 
@Firstborn I really wish you the best of luck! Very original idea!