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Magrunner: Dark Pulse wears its Portal influence on its digital sleeve

Posted by: Nathaniel at 5/6/2013 1:17 PM
Amazingly, Portal didn't spawn a million copies.  It has, however, now spawned one: Magrunner: Dark Pulse.  Magrunner: Dark Pulse is a downloadable title that will be available for the PC, Xbox 360, and PS3.  It doesn't feature portals, but it does feature people running around in challenge rooms solving puzzles with their Gruckezberg magnetic gloves that allows them to manipulate objects and bypass obstacles.  

Watch the video and see for yourself.  For more info, follow the jump.  Also visit Focus Home Interactive and frogwares.com.
 


Magrunner Dark Pulse, the action/reflection game for PC, Xbox LIVE® and PlayStation®Network, today unveils more through the very first video of the game!

In the near future, in 2050, a handful of young and brilliant citizens have been chosen by Gruckezber Corporation to join the Magtech training program for space exploration. Equipped with a special glove using Gruckezberg's technology, the candidates have to solve their way through a huge maze of challenge rooms, by magnetically charging objects that will attract or repel each other. But when an earthquake disrupts the training program, what seemed to be the chance of a lifetime for the candidates will soon become a descent into folly and cosmic horror! In this video, plunge with Dax, the hero of the game, into a future where Technology confronts the Cthulhu Mythos!

Magrunner Dark Pulse will be released on PC, Xbox LIVE® and PlayStation®Network.

About Focus Home Interactive 
Founded in 1996, Focus Home Interactive is an independent French publisher based near Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide - such as Blood Bowl, Wargame European Escalation, Sherlock Holmes, TrackMania, Runaway, Cities XL and also Cycling Manager and Farming Simulator.
During first half of 2013, Focus will publish ambitious games such as Wargame AirLand Battle, the sequel to Wargame European Escalation, the impressive real time strategy game from the creators of « R.U.S.E. »™, and Mars War Logs, the new Cyberpunk role-playing game from Spiders Studio for Xbox LIVE®, PlayStation®Network and PC.
The second half of 2013 will be just as exciting, with the release of the Tour de France official games for consoles and PC; the new adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Blood Bowl 2 and also the console versions of Farming Simulator, the #1 farming simulation game and international best-seller.
http://www.focus-home.com

About Frogwares
Created in 2000, Frogwares is an independent development studio specialized in adventure video games and located in Ukraine. Thanks to a talented team of 45 artists and programmers, Frogwares realizes quality games to please adventure fans and has alternated the production of games based upon inquiry and discovery, with high licenses such as the award-winning Sherlock Holmes, Jules Verne and now Dracula. The graphic quality, the technical innovation and the incredible ability to create environments and atmospheres are the spearheads their titles.
http://www.frogwares.com