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Orion is a sci-fi multiplayer shooter where players control characters called Guardians to explore the New Solar System. Explore various open-world biomes, craft new and improved gear, and shoot down waves of dinosaurs.

Publisher: Trek Industries
Playerbase: Low
Type: Shooter
Release Date: December 01, 2015
Pros: +Lots of content promised for one dollar. +Open-world space exploration. +Dinosaurs and space and guns.
Cons: -Pay-to-win. -Controversies surround developer's integrity with crowdfunding money. -Contents of updates are often changed without warning.


Orion Overview

The Solar System presents a new frontier to be explored in Orion, a sci-fi multiplayer shooter complete with dinosaurs and spacecrafts. Create a Guardian with a variety of customization options, such as gender, abilities, and ethnicity. Explore the galaxy and discover open-world biomes with unique weather conditions like deserts, jungle, and canyons. Gather crafting resources to build better gear and items, and trade with NPCs and other players through the in-game economy. Fight in real-time shootouts, choosing from the three perspectives of top-down, first person, or third person. Jump into Mechs, which come in three weight classes, and master unique combat maneuvers. Play different game modes, such as a survival mode where waves of dinosaurs and other creatures come crashing toward you, and compete for a spot in various leaderboards.

Orion Key Features:

  • Create Your Guardian – create a character, customizing them with a variety options such as ethnicity and abilities.
  • Open-World Exploration – explore the galaxy with its open-world biomes with unique weather conditions.
  • Three Different Perspectives – choose to fight in three views, from top-down to first person to third person.
  • Control Mechs – with three weight classes, Mechs come with different combat maneuvers and skills.
  • Various Game Modes – tackle a variety of game modes, such as a PvE survival mode where waves upon waves of dinosaurs and creatures try to overrun you.

Orion Screenshots

Orion Featured Video

ORION // The Compound

Full Review

Orion Review

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Orion Screenshots


Orion Videos

Guardians of Orion (Sci-Fi Open Galaxy MMORPG Shooter) @ Kickstarter!

System Requirements

Orion System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 / 8 / 10
CPU: Quad-Core Intel/AMD Processor
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 500 Series/AMD Radeon 5000 Series or higher (SM3)
Hard Disk Space: 8 GB available space

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 7 /8 /10
CPU: Quad-Core Intel/AMD Processor
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 700 Series/AMD Radeon 7000 Series or higher (SM3)
Hard Disk Space: 8 GB available space


Orion Music & Soundtrack

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Additional Info

Orion Additional Information

Developer(s): Trek Industries (including David Prassel), Spiral Game Studios
Publisher(s): Trek Industries

Platform(s): PC

Game Engine: Unreal Engine 4

Kickstarter Start: October 29, 2016
Kickstarter End: December 28, 2016

Early Access: December 1, 2015
Release Date:
December 2017

Development History / Background:

Orion is a sci-fi multiplayer shooter developed by Trek Industries and Spiral Game Studios. It is published by Trek Industries, a gaming company based in Chicago, IL. Orion is the successor to Orion: Prelude, an indie sci-fi shooter released in April 2013. Orion is built on the Unreal Engine 4, and had a Kickstarter campaign run from October to December in 2016 to raise funds. The game went into Early Access via Valve's Steam service in December 2015, with plans for a future full release in December 2017. 

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