Kuro Game has announced that their sci-fi action RPG, Punishing: Gray Raven, will be heading for iOS and Android this summer. The game has previously achieved huge success in Japan and China but will now be heading to the West with a closed beta test set to take place soon.

Punishing: Gray Raven is a third-person action RPG that promises deep mechanics alongside impressive, anime-inspired graphics. A biomechanical virus called The Punishing has decimated the planet, infecting and taking control over synthetic life, whilst attempting to eliminate organic beings.

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Naturally, this meant humanity had to flee. They sought refuge in the space colony E-02 Babylonia. However, determined to reclaim their planet from machine rule, they embark on a mission to do so. The effort is led by the elite Gray Raven special forces team.

You will play as the Commandant of this elite unit and assemble a team of powerful, cybernetically augmented soldiers. Once you've got your squad together, you will control them in battle as you look to uncover the truth behind the deadly virus.

The developers have announced that pre-registration will be available soon, whilst players will also be able to sign up to take part in closed beta testing. After Punishing: Gray Raven releases this summer we can expect frequent updates thereafter. New content will include story chapters, playable characters and time-limited events.

Punishing: Gray Raven is set to release on the App Store and Google Play this summer, with pre-registration set to open soon. We will be sure to update you as and when we learn more. It will be a free-to-play game with in-app purchases.

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