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Deceit is a horror FPS where infected players aim to kill non-infected players before they can escape, using a slew of delightful & deceitful devices.

Publisher: Automaton
Playerbase: Low
Type: Horror FPS
Release Date: October 07, 2016
Pros: +Mind tricks and deceit elements. +Manage economy each match. +Combat system paired well with light/dark vision.
Cons: -Low playerbase makes gameplay difficult. -Learning curve.


Deceit Overview

Trust is put to the test in Deceit, a horror FPS where players are stranded with a group of players. One-third of the group is infected with a virus that transforms them into vicious man-eating creatures. The goal of the infected is to wipe out the humans, while the non-infected seek to escape. Each match consists of three rounds, with phases of darkness called blackouts where infected players prowl using night vision. Actions are perceived in twisted ways, adding to the deceitful atmosphere between the group. Players must make decisions about who to trust and who to be wary of while walking around the dark with a gun in hand. Earn currency in each match that can be used to purchase items in-game. Deception is the name of the game.

Deceit Key Features:

  • Group Gameplay – matches consist of a group of players, one third of whom will have different objectives from the others.
  • Light and Dark – blackout rounds, where players are plunged into darkness.
  • Double Meanings – actions will be perceived in questionable ways to add to the deceitful nature of the game.
  • Spend Wisely – earn currency in-game to purchase items.
  • Trust No One – as each match progresses, players must recognize who they can trust and who they ought to be wary of.

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Deceit: Teaser Trailer

System Requirements

Deceit System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7
CPU: Core 2 Duo E7600 / Athlon II X3
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti / AMD Radeon HD 5770 / Intel Broadwell Iris Pro
Hard Disk Space: 4 GB available space

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 10
CPU: Core i5 / Phenom II
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or higher
Hard Disk Space: 10 GB available space


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Additional Info

Deceit Additional Information

Developer(s): Automaton
Publisher(s): Automaton

Platform(s): PC, Mac

Game Engine: CryEngine V

Language(s): English, Russian, German, Spanish

Steam Greenlight Post Date: March 18, 2016
Steam Greenlight Award Date: April 2016

Early Access Release Date: October 7, 2016

Development History / Background:

Deceit is a horror FPS developed and published by Automaton, a gaming company based in the UK. The game was first developed on the Unity engine when posted on Valve's Steam Greenlight Community in March 2016. After being greenlit, the developers decided to move the game onto the CryEngine V. Early access was released in October 07, 2016. The game was originally buy to play but went free to play to attract a larger audience.