The Persistence - PlayStation 4

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Features

  • A brutal take on the survival-horror genre that integrates rogue-like design elements to give the action an extra edge
  • Procedurally generated stages that change with each playthrough, creating a labyrinth-like experience that adds to the tension
  • Live, die, repeat. Play as dozens of different clones on board the ship, each one with the potential to be stronger than the last
  • Atmospheric, cutting-edge visuals
  • Contains the PlayStation®VR version

Product Description

A brutal VR sci-fi-stealth, horror, rogue-like, The Persistence challenges you to survive aboard a doomed colony ship, overrun with mutants. The crew have all been killed, but the Security Officer and Engineer survive as digital recordings... With just a clone printer to provide host bodies, and an Armory Fabricator to supply weapons, can you survive long enough to repair the ship and make it back home?

You are the hunted, not the hunter

First person horror meets roguelike exploration in VR. Everyone's dead… even you. But there's a slim chance you could still escape, and take back your life, if only you can repair the ship's devastated systems before the black hole that has trapped it rips The Persistence apart. In an entirely new kind of stealth horror game, exclusively for PlayStation®4 with PlayStation®VR, you must hide in the shadows and battle terrifying mutants as you strive to get the engines back on line, plot a course – and somehow get the ship back to earth. Can you stay alive long enough to save The Persistence?

Different every time

An insurmountable horde stands between you and success, and to make matters worse the ship's macrostructure is malfunctioning, rearranging the deck modules into random configurations. Procedurally generated decks mean that no two games of The Persistence will play the same – and every time you awaken in another clone host, a new challenge awaits you on the next deck…

Stealth and VR, a perfect match

The heart-pounding thrills of a stealth game are raised to new levels by the immersive presence of VR. Sneaking around, hiding behind cover – feel the adrenalin pumping as you lean out of safety to see the terrifying dangers that stalk you in the dark.

The Mission

The Eon-class vessel The Persistence is heading to terraform and colonise an exoplanet 1,291 light years from home. Operating with a flight crew of seven, the ship is designed for a maximum capacity of 780 settlers to be clone-printed from the engram-reservoir upon arrival at the intended destination. But it never arrives.

A freak ‘spark gap' in the last singularity jump has thrown it into the gravity well of a black hole. No ship has ever been known to survive a ‘spark gap' event – The Persistence only barely remained intact, with most of its key systems critically damaged. No help is coming. If anyone is going to escape alive, it's up to you.

Collaborative Play: Phone a Friend

Your friends can also help out by connecting to the game with their phone or tablet and hacking into the ships engineering systems. Once inside the ship's system, they can control doors, freeze or distract enemies, disable traps and find hidden items to scavenge for the VR player. Watch out, though – sometimes they can get rewarded if you die… and with the ability to spawn and lure enemies, do you really trust your friends?

Specifications

Order Attributes

UPC 711719522713

General

Brand Name Sony Interactive Entertainment
GameStop Exclusive false

Ratings

ESRB Rating Mature
ESRB Descriptors Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language

Gameplay

Number of Players 1
Genre Action

Fandom

Publisher Name Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer Name Sony Computer Entertainment

Dimension

Product Length 6.7
Product Width 5.3
Product Height 0.6
Product Unit of Measure in
Product Weight 0.15
Product Weight Unit of Measure lbs

The Persistence - PlayStation 4
$12.99 $12.34 for Pros