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Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Author Chris Brookmyre Takes Players Inside Genre-Hopping FPS Bedlam - PC Mac PS4 XO

Following a successful launch week, a new behind-the-scenes gameplay video for the genre-hopping FPS Bedlam is now available.

In the video Chris Brookmyre, celebrated author and writer of both Bedlam the novel and the game, takes viewers on a short tour of some of the worlds seen in Bedlam, explaining his thought processes and giving extra details on the creation of the game.

Bedlam is available now on PlayStation 4, PC, OSX and Xbox One, the all in one games and entertainment system from Microsoft. All versions are priced at £14.99 in the UK.

Bedlam, the game by Christopher Brookmyre - Walkthrough

In Bedlam, players take on the role of Heather Quinn (aka Athena), a programmer at medical scanning developer Neurosphere, who finds herself transported into the world of Starfire: a nineties FPS she remembers from her teen years. Searching for an explanation and a way home, she ventures beyond Starfire to discover a vast realm of interconnected game worlds documenting the evolution of the FPS genre and of video games in general.

As Athena, players move through numerous game settings while battling against a digital conspiracy that seeks to destroy the game worlds and their characters. A fast-paced and authentically unique FPS, Bedlam serves up a dizzying variety of genres from fantasy RPGs to classic 2D arcade games to WWII shooters in an innovative journey through gaming nostalgia.

Christopher Brookmyre is a Scottish novelist whose novels mix comedy, politics, social comment and action with a strong narrative. He has been referred to as a Tartan Noir author.

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