‘Magrunner’ Resembles The Offspring Of ‘Portal’ And Cthulhu

Magrunner

Magrunner: Dark Pulse is an action/physics game from developer Frogwares Studio, the makers of the Sherlock Holmes series of games. It looks unusual, I might go so far as to call it otherworldly. In Magrunner, “technology meets Cthulhu,” and if that doesn’t sell you on the game, maybe its new launch trailer will.

A synopsis on the game explains its mad world, “In the near future, 2048, 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 Gruckezber’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 what seemed to be the chance of a lifetime for the candidates will soon turn into a nightmare, as they will have to survive a high-tech world gone mad.” Trailer after the jump.

Magrunner: Dark Pulse is available now on Steam for $19.99. If you’re patient enough you can wait for its arrival on XBLA and PSN this September.

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