You probably haven’t heard too much about Unicube, the developer of the post-apocalyptic survival game Sheltered. And that would make sense, since the company is only 2 people strong. However, this hasn’t stopped them from creating quite a buzz around their upcoming game, releasing March 15th on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. The game will be available for $14 from indie label Team17.
Here are some highlights of the game:
–Family comes first: Keep your family alive and protect them from the ravages of the harsh post-apocalyptic world
–Pets: Your pet is family too. Choose between the dog, cat, fish, snake or horse
–Make the shelter a home: Maintain your shelter – keep it secure, habitable and make sure that the family have enough resources to survive. -Protect your shelter from hazards and infiltration!
–Crafting system: Create comforts for your family’s shelter and weapons for combat
–Customisation: Your family is unique to you; you decide their gender, names and their appearance
–Exploration: Send out your family to explore and gather resources for everyday living and crafting
–Recruitment system: Recruit outsiders with different personalities, integrate them into your shelter life and earn their loyalty
–RPG mechanics: As your family develop, their stats will adapt with an evolving experience and trauma system. Attributes, strengths and weaknesses will dynamically change based on your choices
–Dynamic encounter system: Your family will encounter various threats including roaming factions and feral beasts
–Turn-based combat: For those that cannot be reasoned with, violence can be used as a last resort. Your family may depend on it
–Vehicles: Make exploration quicker and safer
–Bloodlines: Extend your family lineage
Sheltered focuses on a family who must find any way to survive in a deserted shelter where, claustrophobia, radiation, and mental exhaustion are its biggest enemies.
If you want to play Sheltered on your Windows PC, go ahead and follow this link to get the Early Access version. But before you do, get to know the game a little more with the trailer below: