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New Game from Hamburg: Deep Silver FISHLABS release "CHORUS" today

Big day for Hamburg-based development studio Deep Silver FISHLABS: Their eagerly awaited dark space-shooter CHORUS released today for PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox X/S, Xbox One, Stadia, Amazon Luna, Steam, Epic, and GeForce Now!

In CHORUS, the player takes control of ace pilot Nara, a fugitive on a quest to destroy the dark cult that created her, facing her haunted past along the way. Along with her sentient starfighter Forsaken, she explores ancient temples, engaging in exhilarating zero-g combat and fighting to unite the resistance forces against the cult and their leader, the Great Prophet.

The CHORUS team celebrating "gone gold" some weeks ago | Screenshot by Deep Silver FISHLABS 

"The whole team at FISHLABS is quite humbled and excited with the overwhelming support and positive feedback around CHORUS. This has been a wild ride, and I absolutely can't stress enough how much of a collaborative effort and growth process this journey has been for everybody. We have an extremely talented team who are passionate and driven towards making an impact in our industry. The future is bright! We aim to consolidate our brand as an AAA developer and keep creating memorable experiences for our players", Rod Oliveira, Studio Marketing Lead at Deep Silver FISHLABS, comments on the release.

Deep Silver FISHLABS has been developing video games for PC and console in Hamburg for more than 15 years. In 2013, they joined the international Deep Silver / Koch Media group of studios and publishers. With around 80 employees they’re one of the well-known AAA and Double-A indies in Hamburg’s diverse landscape of games companies, alongside others like Daedalic Entertainment or Rockfish Games.

We congratulate the team over at Deep Silver FISHLABS and wish a happy (remote) release day party!

Want a peek at CHORUS? Watch the official launch trailer below!

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