Posts Tagged ‘Beyond: Flesh and Blood’

Visit Dystopian Manchester In Beyond Flesh And Blood

AND IN THE GAME.

Bath, the Georgian crown of England, the enthusiastic voice track on the open-top tour bus barely stopped short of calling it. After official RPS business (a nice big lunch) took me to the UK’s unofficial home of PC games word writing yesterday, our Adam t’up north is the only Rock, Paper, Shotguneer whose manor I haven’t visited. No worries. A demo’s out now for Beyond Flesh and Blood, a shooter set in a dystopian future Manchester. Our kid gave it a look with his beady eye before, recognising a few bits, so I shall be sure to grill him after playing.

“ADAM how long have those warbots been there? ADAM is Manchester always this dirty? ADAM what species of tree is that growing through the office blocks?”

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Last Manchester Standing: Beyond – Flesh And Blood

It begins as few Wednesday afternoons do – Alice is sounding the news klaxon and I haven’t even managed to chip through the flinty film that shudders like a tenebrous membrane atop the canteen gruel. This is usually a quiet time, the hivemind sighing into synchronised sleep, but something has excited the nerve centre of the whole operation. A message cylinder shoots out of the pneumatic tube system that webs the building like veins (and can be heard to pulse warmly during storms) and clatters onto the table. “You’re going to want to see this STOP Beyond: Flesh And Blood STOP Mechs riding inside other mechs STOP Set in the ruins of future Manchester STOP.” Alice was right. If Manchester was under attack, I needed to see the damage for myself.

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