Railbreak: A New On-Rails Arcade Shooter Coming to Xbox Series X|S

If you are a fan of classic arcade games like The House of the Dead and Time Crisis, you might be interested in Railbreak, a new on-rails arcade shooter developed by Dead Drop Studios. Railbreak is set to launch on Xbox Series X|S on December 22, 2023, and pre-orders started on November 17, 2023. The game is inspired by the 1990s arcade era but with modern graphics and gameplay features.


Unreal Engine 5 Powers the Zombie Carnage

Railbreak is the first game from Dead Drop Studios to use Unreal Engine 5, the latest and most advanced game engine from Epic Games. The game boasts stunning visuals, such as ray tracing, lumen, and volumetric lighting, that create a realistic and immersive experience. The game also features a fully-featured dismemberment system, which allows players to strategically target the limbs of the zombies and reduce their threat. The game also supports a high enemy count, making the action more frenetic and intense.

Co-op, Score Attack, and Onslaught Modes

Railbreak offers three different game modes for players to enjoy, either alone or with a friend in optional co-op support. The game also has customizable controls, including optional support for Sinden Lightguns on PC platforms. The game modes are:

  • Story: A cheesy and fully voiced adventure that follows the stars of Dead Drop Studios’ upcoming Outbreak: Shades of Horror, Lydia and Hank, as they test a new arcade game that pits them against bright pink zombies.
  • Score Attack: A mode where players can practice individual levels and try to achieve the best rank by scoring as many points as possible.
  • Onslaught: A mode where players face an endless horde of zombies and try to survive as long as they can.

Seven Scenarios, Seven Characters, and Tons of Weapons

Railbreak features seven unique scenarios, each with different environments, enemies, and challenges. Players can also unlock seven playable characters, each with their own loadouts and weapons. The game has a variety of weapons to choose from, such as pistols, shotguns, rifles, and grenades. The game is designed to be replayable, as players can try different difficulty settings, characters, and weapons to spice up their gameplay.

Pre-order Now and Get Ready for the Holidays

Railbreak is a game that aims to bring back the nostalgia and fun of the arcade shooters, with a modern twist and a lot of content. The game is set to launch on Xbox Series X|S on December 22, 2023, and pre-orders are available now. The game will also be released on PlayStation 5 and PC via Steam and Epic Games Store on the same date. The game has an MSRP of $19.99 USD, and international pricing may vary.

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