Terminator: Resistance is a single-player FPS coming this year

The Terminator is back in the news lately with Dark Fate coming next month, and now a new single-player first-person shooter hitting PS4, Xbox One, and PC November 15 in Europe and Australia, with a North American release coming December 3. Terminator: Resistance is being developed by small Poland-based studio Teyon, who you might remember is responsible for 2014's poorly-received Rambo: The Video Game, based on another franchise coincidentally getting a new movie.

Set during the "Future War" 30 years after Judgment Day, Resistance puts you in control of its own original protagonist, John Rivers, a private in the Resistance under John Connor's command. Rivers has been targeted by the machines for whatever reason and needs to fight for his life. It sounds like a fairly straightforward shooter set in the Terminator universe, with some stealth mechanics and a skill tree thrown in for good measure. Here's a portion of the official synopsis from Teyon: 

"Run and gun or sneak and hack through Skynet’s defences! Level up your skills and explore a post-apocalyptic world for scraps to trade and craft! Interact with a motley group of survivors and change their fates!"

The trailer looks fun enough, if a touch formulaic, but it's Terminator: Resistance's affiliation with Rambo: The Video Game that's turning some gamers off. I've never played Rambo, but I've heard things, and they're not good. Then again, everyone deserves a second chance, and that includes a game studio that once made a bad thing. At the very least, check out the trailer above and judge for yourself.

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Jordan Gerblick

After scoring a degree in English from ASU, I worked as a copy editor while freelancing for places like SFX Magazine, Screen Rant, Game Revolution, and MMORPG on the side. Now, as GamesRadar's west coast Staff Writer, I'm responsible for managing the site's western regional executive branch, AKA my apartment, and writing about whatever horror game I'm too afraid to finish.