Hard Reset: Redux - Play It on SHIELD with GeForce NOW

By Steve Klett - Fri, Jun 3, 2016

Hard Reset: Redux is a blistering first-person shooter in which the action never stops and everything “blows up real good!” It debuted in 2012 to critical acclaim and quickly earned a cult following of fans. If you missed it, or simply want to re-experience it, there’s no time like the present!

Developer Flying Wild Hog has completely remastered the original game, and today marks the worldwide release of Hard Reset: Redux. We’ve got it ready and waiting for you to play in the GeForce NOW store.

The $17.99 price is 10% off the standard retail price of $19.99, and this offer is good through June 9, 2016. Purchase includes unlimited streaming rights on SHIELD, and a digital download code for GoG.com you can use to install a local copy of the game.

Hard Reset: Redux action game is rated M for Mature by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), and is not recommended for players under the age of 18.

Hard Reset: Redux - Major Fletcher attacks machine with plasma gun

The Ultimate First-Person Shooter Action Game for Cyberpunk Fans

Humanity is on the brink of extinction, with mankind waging a final battle for survival against intelligent, ruthless machines. You are Major Fletcher, a soldier for corporate-sponsored army charged with protecting the city of Bezoar from invasion. The machines breach the walls, and it’s up to you to stop the mechanized horde before it’s too late!

Hard Reset: Redux - Major Fletcher fights giant robot

The non-stop action and destruction are over the over-the-top, with a wide variety of enemies that want you dead and a generous arsenal of weaponry to prevent this from happening. And it’s all wrapped in a challenging campaign set in a beautifully realized cyberpunk game world.

Hard Reset: Redux - Major Fletcher scans enemy building

You’ll see influences of games like Painkiller and Bulletstorm in this frenetic first-person shooter that emphasizes the judicious use of power-ups to overcome waves of enemy attacks and seemingly impossible odds.

Hard Reset: Redux - Major Fletcher fights machines with cyber katana

Hard Reset: Redux Much More than Just a Pretty Face

Many games that sport “Redux” in their title merely offer improved visuals, which is not the case with Hard Reset. In this case, Redux means you get all of the following:

  • Enhanced Visuals – better lighting and effects, courtesy of the latest version of the Road Hog game engine.
  • Improved Performance – including faster load times, a new Quicksave feature and full gamepad support.
  • A Powerful New Weapon – unless close-range mayhem with the Cyber-Katana!
  • New Enemy Type – several varieties of a threatening new Cyborg Zombie now lie in wait for you.
  • New Quick Dash Move – a helpful option you can use to avoid incoming attacks.
  • Rebalanced Gameplay – the game now includes improved difficulty levels and better pacing.

Hard Reset: Redux - Major Fletcher locks target for destruction

Get Hard Reset: Redux in the GeForce NOW Store!

To play, navigate to the GeForce NOW menu within SHIELD Hub on your SHIELD Android TV, portable or tablet. You’ll find Hard Reset: Redux in the Buy & Play Instantly category.

Hard Reset: Redux - Major Fletcher fights giant insect machine

GeForce NOW is the world’s first cloud-gaming service capable of streaming PC games at up to 1080p resolution and 60 frames per second. Members enjoy access to a library of 70-plus games they can play on-demand, plus the option to purchase new games and play them instantly. Membership is free for the first three months, then just $7.99 per month.

The GeForce NOW Developers Program makes it simple for developers to publish their games on NVIDIA’s GeForce NOW game-streaming service and reach a new generation of gamers.

If you don’t already own one, pick up an NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV today!

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