GAME INFORMATION
Hard Reset is an action-packed, single-player shooter for the PC. Set in a cyberpunk city, Hard Reset
emphasizes over-the-top destruction and gives you a large variety of weapons to dispatch hordes of enemies.
Developer
Release Date
Platform
FLYING WILD HOG
SEPTEMBER 2011
WINDOWS PC
what's the story?
The world as we know it ceased to exist. Humanity is at the verge of extinction, living in the last closed city of Bezoar. Mankind wages war against the machines controlling vast areas of what became the 'Barrens'. Machines want to control and assimilate 'The Sanctuary' a network that holds billions of digitalized human minds. Our hero, Maj. Fletcher, is a soldier of CLN - a corporation combat unit, established to protect the city. Machines are constantly assaulting the walls of Bezoar. Fletcher moves in when Bezoar's protective barrier is breached.
why is it good?
  • A haunting cyberpunk / dark sci-fi setting
  • Fast-paced, old-school shooter gameplay
  • Hordes of enemies to destroy
  • Epic boss fights
  • A deep, experience-based weapon upgrade system
  • High-fidelity graphics with full dynamic lighting
  • Extensive use of physics and dynamic environments
Hard Reset: Exile DLC


Hard Reset: Exile continues the original story. Follow Major Fletcher into the Barrens - dangerous lands beyond the last human city of Bezoar, where our hero will meet new foes and make new friends. Get ready for more machine madness!

  • Five new levels outside Bezoar
  • Four new enemy types
  • New boss fight
  • Two new survival maps
  • Additional achievements

Hard Reset: Exile is FREE to all owners of Hard Reset!

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System Requirements
Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz Intel Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon 64
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 4 GB free hard drive space
  • Video Card: 512 MB NVIDIA GeForce 8800GS / ATI Radeon HD 3870 or better
  • DirectX©: DirectX 9.0c
  • Sound: DirectX Compatible
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Processor: Intel Quad Core 2.3 GHz / AMD Phenom II x4 2.5 GHz
  • Memory: 3 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 4 GB free hard drive space
  • Video Card: 512 MB NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT / ATI Radeon HD 4870 or better
  • DirectX©: DirectX 9.0c
  • Sound: DirectX Compatible
Free artbook


We are excited to release The Art of Hard Reset: A Visual Journey, a 46-page PDF containing all sorts of concept art, renders and more. You can download it for free!

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PRESS COVERAGE
Hard Reset is a game that any old-school shooter fan simply must play. (88/100)
Gamefront.com
If you're sick of all the military shooters vying for your attention but still want an honest, straightforward FPS experience, Hard Reset has the cure for your fever. (8/10)
Destructoid.com
Delivering combat on a level that Resistance or Halo could learn a thing or two from is an exceptional achievement for the first effort of a new studio. (7.75/10)
Gameinformer
Running around sending demon-machines to the scrap heap yields a gorgeous and destructive romp that's a prime example of old school PC gaming ideologies, alive and well in modern times. (4/5 Great!)
gamespy.com
The versatility of the weapon system and flashy visuals make Flying Wild Hog's product exciting from beginning to end. (7.5/10)
We're still trying to wrap our mind around this as an indie game, because, in terms of quality, it's on the same level as any AAA shooter out there. (8/10)
Gamesradar.com
Hard Reset is what PC gaming is all about. GDN Gold Award (9.5/10)
Gamersdailynews
It’s an undeniably fun, viscerally satisfying ‘popcorn’ game and a great departure from headier fare. (4/5)
examiner.com
FUCK YEAH. We haven't had a decent foot person shooter with no bullshit, lots of enemies, no health regen and no cover system since Painkiller. (8.5/10)
videogamessuck.com
Hard Reset easily rivals the graphics quality of AAA titles and ran smoother than most of them. (4.5/5)
indiegamereviewer.com