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The Cleansing

The Cleansing is a real-time strategy game set in a feudal post-apocalyptic world where players manage a team of five heroes, resources, base building, and territories with the goal of destroying the opponent's base.

Publisher: Grindstone Interactive
Playerbase: TBD
Type: RTS
Release Date: 2017
Pros: +Unique hero classes, upgrades, and skills. +Solo and PvP game modes. +Territory, base building, and economy management.
Cons: -Limited information available.


The Cleansing Overview

Humanity has been pushed to the brink of extinction in The Cleansing, a real-time strategy game set in a dark, post-apocalyptic feudal world. The populace has been divided into common people and nobility, serving Houses of power. Players begin under a House, and in each match strive to capture territories for economic resources and strategic positioning, building efficient nerve centers of operations to take over the enemy's base. Manage five units to fight and gain control of the map. Choose from over thirty different heroes, each belonging to either the Highborn, Recruit, Ranger, Brainer, or Nomad classes with unique skills, specialties, and job upgrades. Explore a 3D map and claim territories to procure resources, constructing buildings to increase cash flow and spawn lesser units (minions). Play in a single-player campaign or in competitive PvP matches of 3v3, 2v2, and 1v1.

The Cleansing Key Features:

  • 30+ Heroes – choose from a large pool of heroes to form a team of five to take into a match.
  • Unique Classes – heroes come in one of five classes, each with unique skills, two job paths, and combat specialties.
  • Claim Territories – annihilate enemies to takeover territories, and secure resources and strategic positioning.
  • Build a Base – create nerve centers of operations by constructing buildings to increase output of resources and spawn lesser units.
  • Solo and PvP Game Modes play through the single-player campaign or compete in PvP matches: 1v1, 2v2, and 3v3.

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The Cleansing Links

The Cleansing Official Site
The Cleansing Steam Page [Not Yet Available]
The Cleansing Steam Greenlight Page

System Requirements

The Cleansing System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
CPU: Core i3-540 3.06GHz / Phenom II X3 720
Video Card: GeForce 460 GTX / Radeon 4850 HD

Recommended Requirements:

Operating System: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
CPU: Quad-core Intel or AMD processor, 2.5 GHz or faster
Video Card: GeForce 470 GTX / AMD Radeon 6870 HD

Official system requirements have not yet been released for The Cleansing. The requirements above our based on our experience and will be updated when official numbers become available. 


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Additional Info

The Cleansing Additional Information

Developer(s): Grindstone Interactive
Publisher(s): Grindstone Interactive

Game Engine: Unreal Engine 4

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

Platform(s): PC

Steam Greenlight Posting: January 27, 2017
Steam Greenlight Approved: TBD

Closed Alpha: January 30, 2017
Release Date: 

Development History / Background:

The Cleansing is a real-time strategy game developed and published by Grindstone Interactive, an indie game studio based in Stockholm, Sweden. Built on the Unreal Engine 4, The Cleansing was first posted via Valve's Steam Greenlight Community in January 2017. Closed alpha invitations went public that same month.