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Research and Destroy Free Demo Available Now for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation® 5, and PlayStation® 4

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (May 18, 2022) - Spike Chunsoft, Inc. today announced that a free demo for RESEARCH and DESTROY is available now for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation® 5, and PlayStation® 4. The demo for the turn-based action game developed by Implausible Industries includes the tutorial and first mission. Players can download the demo from Nintendo eShop or PlayStation Store.

All-new strategic shooting powered by Super Science. RESEARCH and DESTROY (RAD) is a turn-based action game with simultaneous local or online co-op. Take control of three brilliant Super Scientists as you RESEARCH and develop strange new weapons and gadgets to DESTROY the Supernatural hordes that have all but crushed humanity.

  • Research: Gain fresh insight into the Supernatural threat via battlefield vivisections, then develop radical upgrades for each weird weapon and fascinating gadget.
  • Destroy: Plan ahead, then run-and-gun in a combination of turn-based strategy and real-time shooting--every second counts.
  • Co-Op: Tailor your scientists' appearance, then drop in or out of online and local co-op with friends at any time.
  • Campaign: Adapt your guerilla science tactics to manage the campaign map and seek the Supernatural source--no two playthroughs are the same.

In 2017, an in-development version of RESEARCH and DESTROY was shown at BitSummit, Japan's premier independent gaming festival celebrating independent game developers and development, The title was honored with the BitSummit Popular Selection Award, which was chosen by attendees of the event.

Learn more about RESEARCH and DESTROY on the Dev Blog and official Discord server. Download the demo on Steam.

About Implausible Industries
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Implausible Industries was formed in 2013 by a handful of highly-experienced game developers from across the globe. RESEARCH and DESTROY is the studio's first original title. More information about Implausible Industries is available at implausibleindustries.com.

Game Specifications

PLATFORM Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PC (Game Pass), Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Steam (PC). Download only.
RELEASE DATE April 25, 2022
MSRP USD $19.99
GENRE Turn-based Action
PLAYERS 1-2 Players (Local Co-Op, Online Co-Op)
WEBSITE rad-official.com
LANGUAGES English, French (France / Canada), Italian, German, Spanish (Spain / Latin America), Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese (Simplified / Traditional)
DEVELOPER Implausible Industries
COPYRIGHT ©Implausible Industries. ©Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Licensed to and Published by Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd. and Spike Chunsoft, Inc.

Nintendo Switch is a trademark of Nintendo. Xbox One and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or in other countries. ©2022 Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC. “PlayStation Family Mark”, “PlayStation”, and “PS4 logo” are registered trademarks or trademarks of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. ©Valve Corporation. Steam and the Steam logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Valve Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. All trademarks, service marks, and company names are the property of their respective owners.

Information provided is accurate as of the date of announcement and is subject to change without notice.

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