Genesis Alpha One Deluxe Edition, a Roguelike Action Role-Playing Game, Is Free on GOG

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Genesis Alpha One Deluxe Edition is a roguelike FPS sci-fi action role-playing game from 2020 that is currently free on GOG. Genesis Alpha One was developed by Radiation Blue and published by Team17. It takes place in the future where humanity is dying off and corporations have come up with the Genesis Program as a means to save it. Players will encounter randomly created galaxies where they can explore planets, and encounter asteroid fields and pirates while trying to survive alien infestations.

In a near future ravaged by wars, corrupt regimes, and devastating pollution, influential corporations have created the Genesis program in a last-ditch attempt to save humanity.

As the Captain of a Genesis starship, you journey into uncharted space on the ultimate mission. Build and manage a space vessel, farm resources, deal with terrifying alien infestations, clone creatures and explore a vast, randomly generated universe.

The deluxe edition includes an art book, soundtrack, and DLC. There are 3 difficulty levels along with the ability to customize difficulty settings. Players will need to fend off alien infestations before they spread amongst the crew and ship. Artifacts from one playthrough can be carried over into another in order to unlock new corporations. The crew can be expanded via cloning but must be sustained through the gathering of resources by exploring planets. Ships are customizable by combining and upgrading modules which include crew quarters, workshops, hangars, greenhouses, and cloning labs.

Those interested should grab it soon as the giveaway ends on October 30. Genesis Alpha One has an ESRB rating of Mature 17+ for violence, blood and gore, and language.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Processor: Core i5-4590 CPU @ 3.30GHz / AMD FX 8350
  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • Memory: 8 GB
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 (4 GB)/ Radeon R9 390
  • Storage: 10 GB (5.8 GB per GOG)

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