Horrifying new video game puts players in the shoes of a mass killer running around New York


A disturbing new video game set to be released next year puts players in the shoes of a psychotic active shooter running around New York City.

"Hatred" will be released next spring. It is made by Destructive Creations, an independent game studio in Poland, according to a press release, but it is set in New York and its suburbs.

The YouTube video starts with the long-haired, trench coat-wearing main character's haunting narrative meant to take gamers inside the mind of a mass killer.

"My name is not important," says the game's main character. What is important is what I'm going to do. I just f****n' hate this world. And the human worms feasting on its corpus.

"My whole life is just cold, bitter hatred. And I always wanted to die violently," it continues. "This is the time of vengeance and no life is worth saving. And I will put in the grave as many as I can.

"It's time for me to kill. And it's time for me to die. My genocide crusade begins here."

The antagonist loaded up on guns, grenades and a knife before walking outside his rural home and opening fire on a crowded bus station.

Subsequent scenes show him opening fire inside an NYPD precinct, killing people in a stabbing frenzy and even using a shotgun to completely blow the head off a police officer.

The gory game uses Unreal Engine 3, a graphics platform with unparalleled realism and detail to show blood, guts and terrified looks on people's faces.

Dead people are used as human shields against police gunfire.

A flamethrower is used to torch dozens of people at once and blow up cars.

"In times where a lot of games are heading to be polite, colorful, politically correct and trying to be some kind of higher art, rather than just an entertainment, wanted to create something against trends," the studio brags in the press release.

"Something different, something that could give the player a pure gaming pleasure. This is how the idea of Hatred – the team's first game, was born."

"Meet a game that literally no one in this negative, toxic world needs right now," tweeted Forbes reporter Jason Evangelho.

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