Sci-fi Horror Routine Re-Revealed, a Decade After Its Original Announcement


Routine has been re-revealed, a decade after being announced – it's now coming to PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One (and will launch into Game Pass).

Shown at Summer Game Fest, a trailer began with a creepy VHS vibe, before progressing to an even creepier "this space station is haunted by big chittering robots" vibe. Doom 2016 composer Mick Gordon provides the score.

The new synopsis reads, "Routine is a first-person sci-fi horror game. Set inside an abandoned Lunar base designed around an 80’s vision of the future, players will explore the decrepit station looking for answers about the events that unfolded there. Armed only with a Cosmonaut Assistance Tool (C.A.T.), to interact with the various computer systems, players must navigate whatever unknown dangers still remain."

Routine was announced in 2012, it's not clear exactly how much has changed since that original reveal, but publisher Raw Fury says developer Lunar Software has "has rebuilt the game from the ground up to align with the experience they originally set out to deliver."

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