Madrid, Spain – 17th January 2023. Leading publisher Meridiem Games is excited to announce they will be releasing a special boxed Renegade Edition of War Mongrels for PlayStation 5. Developed and digitally distributed by Destructive Creations, War Mongrels is a gripping isometric real-time tactics game depicting the little-known side of World War II through the eyes of a group of disillusioned refugees struggling to survive on the Eastern Front.
Meridiem Games will be responsible for the design, manufacture and European distribution of the special boxed edition of War Mongrels and has created a striking Renegade Edition containing a digital soundtrack from the game, an art book featuring detailed bio’s of the characters in a specially designed case with exclusive artwork.
After defecting to the Third Reich, a group of disillusioned fugitives struggle to survive the brutal trials of the Eastern Front of World War II. As they sneak across the war-torn territory, they will have to confront an evil that challenges not only their values and ideals but all of humanity.
Discover a little-known side of World War II through the harrowing campaign of War Mongrels. Accompanying the visceral action are animated scenes that expand on the story, inspired by real accounts from survivors and war historians. Seeking authenticity in the details of uniforms, regional terrain, newspaper articles and everything in between.
Developer Destructive Creations aims to shed light on aspects of World War II that rarely appear in history books. All content in War Mongrels was subjected to careful and thorough scrutiny, with references to a wide range of historical sources, verified by history consultants Michał Flont, Jack Cuccurullo, and endorsed by independent historians from around the world.
- War Mongrels mixes dynamic, tactical, adventure and stealth elements, packing it all into a dark and fascinating story.
- Guide the squad as they escape the forces of the Third Reich. Get to know your squadmates, each character has their own personality, background and abilities, which you can use throughout the journey.
- Use the interactive environment to your advantage, use diversionary tactics, whistle, play music boxes or throw objects before continuing through enemy lines, guard barracks, prisoner blocks, concentration camps and mass graves that stand as testament to the horrific cost of war.
- Catch soldiers unawares by ambushing them from the shadows with strategic flanking and a range of character abilities, or go in hard using typical twin-sitck shooter controls as bullets fly across the battlefield.
- Plan your attacks by pausing the action and giving orders to each squad member, allowing for tactical assaults when the enemy least expects it.
- Join forces with a friend in online co-op mode.
The special boxed Renegade Edition of War Mongrels will launch on PlayStation 5 in Q2 2023. For more information, please visit https://meridiem-games.com/en/
Game title: War Mongrels
Game description: After defecting to the Third Reich, a group of disillusioned fugitives struggle to survive the brutal trials of the Eastern Front of World War II. As they sneak across the war-torn territory, they will have to confront an evil that challenges not only their values and ideals but all of humanity.