• The Surge 2

  • PC, Playstation 4, Xbox One
  • Published by Focus Home Interactive
  • Developed by Deck13
  • French release: Available
  • US release: Available
GSY REVIEW | PC, PS4, Xbox One Monday, January 20, 2020 | 12:30 PM
We reviewed The Kraken

We particularly liked The Surge 2 back when we reviewed it before its original release in September, but we have been concerned with the performance issues we have been facing since then. While our review code allowed us to play in 4K with an 80/85% resolution scaling without witnessing a single frame drop, we now cannot go over 1080p with our RTX 2080 Ti and i9 9900K and it's been the case for months. Lowering the settings makes no difference, neither did our many attempts at reinstalling the game and switching to another SSD. With that in mind, we were afraid we might not be able to enjoy the new DLC which came out last week. In the end, we did have a pleasant time with it despite the occasional drops (in 1080p!!!), but we didn't expect it to be so short. Quick explanations inside.
Note: If you're interested in The Kraken, stay away from the second part of our video, which shows its final boss.

TRAILER | PC, PS4, Xbox One Thursday, January 16, 2020 | 7:47 PM
The Surge 2 unleashes the Kraken

The all-new storyline, location, enemies, weapons and gears for The Surge 2 are now available with in The Kraken expansion. If you have yet to dive into Deck13's action-RPG, Focus had the good idea to also release a Premium Edition that contains the base and all the Season Pass content.

TRAILER | PC, PS4, Xbox One Wednesday, January 8, 2020 | 12:01 PM
The Surge 2 ready for The Kraken

The Surge 2 confirmed the potential of Deck13's new franchise so you'll be happy to know that the first DLC included in the game's season pass will be available next week on January 16. To discover the teaser for The Krakken, you know what to do.

GSY VIDEO | PC, PS4, Xbox One Monday, September 23, 2019 | 8:00 PM
Our videos of The Surge 2

Our video coverage of The Surge 2 is now ready for you and we actually have quite a lot to show today. Inside, you will be able to check out every single version of the game in the best possible quality. We have gameplay videos, FPS analysis videos for the performance mode of the console versions and we even recorded a few boss encounters. If you're interested in the game, we obviously advise you to stay away from the boss fights videos so you don't get spoiled.

TRAILER | PC, PS4, Xbox One Friday, September 20, 2019 | 6:47 PM
The Surge 2: Launch Trailer

Hardcore dystopic RPG The Surge 2 will launch this Tuesday September 24 on PC and consoles so if you need to put yourself in the mood once more before the release, here is the launch trailer.

TRAILER | PC, PS4, Xbox One Monday, September 16, 2019 | 12:55 PM
The Surge 2 announces the end of the world

Focus wouldn't want you to forget that The Surge 2 is due next week on PC, PS4 and Xbox One, so here's a new trailer to add to the one we shared on Saturday. This time, the focus is on the violence of Deck13's world, so enjoy all the dismemberment frenzy and Sharon Van Etten's cover of The End of the World. Get ready for some Gamersyde coverage of the game early next week.

TRAILER | PC, PS4, Xbox One Saturday, September 14, 2019 | 3:35 PM
The Surge 2: Story Trailer

Focus and Deck13 already detailed the gameplay of The Surge 2, now it's time for a glimpse at the story and the chaotic Jericho City with this new trailer.

TRAILER | PC, PS4, Xbox One Friday, September 6, 2019 | 4:28 PM
The Surge 2: You Are What You Kill Trailer

The new trailer of The Surge 2 is all about the gear you can get thanks to the limb-cutting mechanic. Get a glimpse at the weapons, piece of enemy armor and equipment that you can target targeted and torn off to then equip to your exo-rig. The title will be out September 24.

TRAILER | PC, PS4, Xbox One Wednesday, August 28, 2019 | 9:40 PM
The Surge 2 showcases its combat system

Burtal, challenging and varied, the combat of The Surge 2 is highlighted in this new trailer. Deck13's action-RPG will be out September 24.

TRAILER | PC, PS4, Xbox One Monday, August 19, 2019 | 8:23 PM
GC: The Surge 2 details its mechanics

The latest trailer of The Surge 2 gives you a run-down of Deck13's lore and mechanics before the sci-fi action-RPG releases next month on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

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