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Maximum Games and Iron Galaxy Studios Reveal Extinction for PC, PS4, and Xbox One

Maximum Games and Iron Galaxy Studios have announced Extinction.

The new “fast-paced action game” will launch sometime early next year across PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

In the game, you play as Avil, one of the world’s last Sentinels tasked with protecting humanity from encroaching  threats like massive ogres, demons, and more. Featured above, you can view the game’s announcement trailer.

Here’s a rundown on the game, via Maximum Games:


As far back as anyone can remember, humanity has been at war with itself. For generations, kingdoms have fought amongst themselves while the real threat loomed in the distance. Only those trained in the ways of the ancient order stand a chance at defeating the 150-foot-tall ogres and the armies that trail in their wake. You are one of the world’s last Sentinels, a soldier named Avil, equipped with the skills to battle the endless waves of Ravenii.

In Extinction, you’ll fight massive ogres and their minions across a sprawling countryside, defending cities and rescuing native villagers torn from their homes. Swiftly define your strategy as hordes attack from the ground and air. Use the dynamic skill-based combat system to tactically disarm and dismember enemies before going in for the kill.

Key Features

  • Deep Story Campaign. Protect the human population across an abundant story campaign, rescuing as many civilians as possible and taking down brutal opponents.
  • Dynamic Side Missions. Complete numerous side missions with various objectives, earning upgrades to aid you in your campaign.
  • Skill-Based Combat. Travel horizontally and vertically, perform wall runs, and use your whip as a vault to perform devastating air assaults. Master dynamic combat maneuvers to effectively traverse the giant beasts and expose their weak points, progressing along different skill trees to develop a path best suited to your playstyle.
  • Interactive Environment. Move freely around a fully destructible environment, and use objects throughout the world to your strategic advantage.
  • Innumerable Battle Scenarios. Every battlefield is different from the last, ensuring a unique combat situation each time you play.
  • Custom Battles. Create custom battlegrounds with varied objectives, and challenge players online to compete for the top score.
  • Extinction Mode. Fight off a continuous horde of assailants as wave after wave of ogres and their minions attack without relent.
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11 comments
  1. Andrew Krasy
    Andrew Krasy
    June 11, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    Totally not Attack on Titan we swear.

  2. Nathan Braun
    Nathan Braun
    June 11, 2017 at 4:06 pm

    Wow, such a blatant attack on titan ripoff

  3. Fenrir007
    Fenrir007
    June 11, 2017 at 4:26 pm

    “STUDIOS REVEAL EXTINCTION FOR PC”

    I bet ChocoIsis’ brain only registered this part of the sentence and had a fap frenzy as a result.

  4. Mr0303
    Mr0303
    June 11, 2017 at 4:34 pm

    I quite like the idea behind this. I’m curious to see some gameplay.

  5. Are our Eyes Real?
    Are our Eyes Real?
    June 11, 2017 at 4:54 pm

    Yeah man! Remember Eren doing parkour like Enzo in that one EP? Or those gargoyle like creatures they fighted in that another EP? Or they fighting giant ogres? Man, this is such a rip off xD

    For anyone who didn’t notice, this was sarcasm.

    The fact that everything with giant creatures showed lately is called Attack on Titan is both ridiculous and disgusting.

  6. Nanashi
    Nanashi
    June 11, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    I wouldn’t necessarily call it a rip-off myself, but there are distinct similarities. The first reveal of the giant ogre had a very AoT feel, and the fact they can instantly heal any injury except for a neck wound, well…if nothing else, I’d say that this game has definitely taken inspiration from Attack on Titan.

  7. Madbrainbox
    Madbrainbox
    June 12, 2017 at 1:55 am

    There’s no emo protagonist in this one.

  8. ProxyDoug
    ProxyDoug
    June 12, 2017 at 10:56 am

    I’m curious to see how that whip is going to be used in-game.

  9. Fenrir007
    Fenrir007
    June 12, 2017 at 7:15 pm

    Oh god, no!

  10. Andrew Krasy
    Andrew Krasy
    June 13, 2017 at 12:29 am

    We don’t know that yet.