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Chorus: Rise as One is a space sim that will go 'beyond the boundaries of reality'

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If you've been looking for a new space combat sim with a weird twist, Deep Silver might have just the ticket. It's coming next year, and it's called Chorus: Rise as One.

Chorus tells the tale of Nara, an ace pilot, and her sentient ship Forsaken, who embark upon a quest for redemption across the galaxy and "beyond the boundaries of reality," which sounds like an interesting place to go.

"Unlock devastating weapons and mind-bending abilities in a true evolution of the space-combat shooter. Explore breath-taking interstellar vistas, ancient temples and venture beyond our waking reality," Deep Silver said. "Outgun, outwit, and outmaneuver your enemies in an epic quest to free the galaxy from oppression."

Neither that nor the trailer say too much about what's actually in store, but I dig the ominous, vaguely space-gothic aesthetic, and who doesn't want to travel beyond reality? Chorus is slated to be out in 2021.

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.