Welcome back to Introducing: The article where TBG keep you updated on some of the new and exciting titles on the horizon. Today we are taking a look at the new DLC pack for the action-packed RICO, the buddy cop first-person shooter from Rising Star Games and Ground Shatter available now! Let’s take a closer look.
What is RICO?
RICO is a first-person, buddy cop shooter inspired by modern action cinema. In the game, you and a friend play as a pair of loose-cannon police partners, given twenty-four hours to crack a case as part of an elite RICO.
In RICO: Breakout players must battle against a dangerous and unpredictable set of enemies that broke out of the San Amaro prison, bringing chaos to the area. With a city-wide curfew in place, it’s up to the RICO team to bring peace and order back to the city. RICO: Breakout introduces a brand-new environment with a set of new and highly effective weapons for players to use.
Tell us more!
Launching alongside the new Breakout DLC is a free update on all platforms that introduces a highly requested in-game soundtrack for RICO. Players will experience seven brand-new music tracks that will underscore the game’s intense action.
Key Features of RICO: Breakout
- New Weapons
- G-18 – Fully automatic pistol
- USG45 – High calibre submachine gun
- K36 – Short-barrel special forces rifle
- New Level
- A new lockdown level sees the player trapped in the San Amaro prison facing down the escaped prisoners trying to take them out.
Who are Grand Shatter?
Founded in 2014, Ground Shatter is the culmination of nearly 20 years of games development experience for director and founder, James Parker. The company is dedicated to bringing high quality, arcade-style experiences to PC and console. Ground Shatter now employs four full-time staff and is proudly based at the Bristol Games Hub.
Who are Rising Star Games?
Founded in 2004, Rising Star Games has built a portfolio of over 130 titles across a wide variety of platforms, from cherished brands such as Harvest Moon, Beyblade and Cooking Mama to cult classics like Deadly Premonition and La Mulana. Originally established to bring Japanese games to a western audience, Rising Star Games has also published games from indie developers across the world.
Players can now experience a new level of intensity as RICO: Breakout is now available on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Steam for $4.99 / €4.99.
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