Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Technology

Emergent Games launches ARG prologue for web3 MMO Resurgence

Resurgence TheEnd Concept 3

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more.

Emergent Games has launched ARG title The End, the first chapter of a multi-part initiative leading up to the launch of its web3 triple-A MMO, Resurgence.

According to Emergent, The End is a puzzle game that hides ciphers in the real world. Players pool their solving skills in the Resurgence Discord server. Future chapters will follow the story of the unfolding climate-based apocalypse, culminating in Resurgence, which takes place in a post-apocalyptic world.

Resurgence TheEnd Concept 3

Emergent CCO Russ Harding told GamesBeat in an interview, “The End gives players access to the first part of the game’s world-building phase – an interactive ‘story living’ experience that introduces the setting, key characters, and politics that build the game’s intriguing world.” He added, “The End is set in the near future when the climate crisis has gone past the point of no return. It’s an opportunity to see crises unfold and how humanity deals with that. Essentially, it’s the journey of how we get to the world of Resurgence.”

Resurgence will have an optional NFT element, with a limited number of those NFTs being offered to players of The End. Harding said of the NFTs, “NFTs have a utility within and are intrinsic to the game, enabling players to build and create things that are uniquely theirs, utilising the tools and mechanics in game, such as crafting and other in-game features. The NFTs can become items that the community really value and players can trade, hold or sell if they so choose…”

But for those not enthused about NFTs, Harding says Resurgence has a place for them as well: “However, going back to our founding philosophy of game first, the key thing is that as a player you will be able to enjoy Resurgence without ever having to purchase or create any NFT. In fact, we fully expect some of our players to never own a Resurgence NFT – the important thing is that the choice is for the player to make and it will never be forced upon them.”

Resurgence Roadmap

After The End, Emergent will launch Revelation, a “hacker sim,” followed by Priority One, a first-person survival horror game sometime in 2023. Later in 2024, it’ll launch The Thaw, a multiplayer survival game, which transitions into Resurgence proper, with the first MMO content called “The Infernal Frontier.” The developer’s timeline shows this series going well into 2025.

GamesBeat’s creed when covering the game industry is “where passion meets business.” What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you — not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. Learn more about membership.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Latest

California

More details have emerged in the case of a California dermatologist who allegedly poisoned her husband by surreptitiously pouring Drano into his lemonade.  Jack...

Washington

Placeholder while article actions load SEOUL — As rainwater gushed into Yoon Jin-hyeok’s semi-underground apartment on Monday, the night of South Korea’s historic downpour,...

Georgia

OXFORD, Ga. — Walton County sheriff’s detectives on Monday were continuing to investigate a case in which two Oxford residents were charged with engaging...

Online Business Success

A representational image of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) logo. — Reuters/File The letter is now to be jointly signed by finance minister and...

Loan And Finance

From left, Firefighters Sergio Porras, Jerome Alton and Natasha Rodocker mop up hot spots while battling the Oak Fire in the Jerseydale community of Mariposa County,...

Social Media

Google’s looking to add more context to its Search results, in order to mitigate the spread of misinformation, by adding improved contextual data matching...

Advertisement

You May Also Like

Uncategorized

Introductions get a lot of attention. I’ve explored the topic of how to write them even though as a reader, I always skip them....

Online Business Success

The internet is now our nervous system. We are constantly streaming and buying and watching and liking, our brains locked into the global information...

SEO Guide

There are all kinds of pictures of the world on the internet, but to find one of these specific pictures that you want to...

Online Business Success

You can think of link building in many ways. I like to call it tedious, painful, and a test of patience. It’s also necessary...

Advertisement