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RICO

RICO is an FPS game by Ground Shatter. Its atmosphere and plot were inspired by police movies of the 1980s and 1990s. You play as a brave cop, who decides to crack down on a powerful cartel all by himself.

Action | FPP | FPS | for 2 people | Police | indie games | co-op | shooters | splitscreen

RICO cover

developer: Ground Shatter

publisher : Rising Star Games

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Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet / split screen, players: 1-2

game release date:

12Mar2019

PS4

13Mar2019

XONE

14Mar2019

Switch PC

Rico for PC, PS4 and XONE is an FPP shooter game with a police theme. It was developed by British studio Ground Shatter, known for e.g. the platform game Skyscrappers.

Plot

In RICO you play as a policeman, a member of a special task force, which fights organized crime. Like most movie cops, the protagonist has no problem with skirting around the law in pursuit of justice. This flexibility comes in handy when he is forced to crack down on a powerful cartel in only 24 hours.

Mechanics

RICO is an FPP shooter game, in which all the maps are procedurally generated, which give you new challenges with each playthrough. Although you play as a policeman, you make no arrests. You take justice into your own hands, becoming the jury, judge, and executioner.

One of the key aspects of the game are the mechanics of “cleaning” locked rooms. When you force the door open, time slows for a moment, allowing you to charge inside, quickly assesses the situation and begin eliminating your enemies.

As the game progresses, you unlock new weapons and abilities, as well as locations and mission types, which affect the map-generating process.

Game mode

RICO features a singleplayer mode and a co-op multiplayer mode, both local (split-screen) and online. The players can also gather points, which are displayed in online rankings. There are also regularly released new challenges to complete.

Technical aspects

The game features, surprisingly for an FPS, cartoonish cel-shaded visuals.

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PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains bad language.Game contains depictions of violence.

System requirements

PC / Windows

Minimum: Intel Core i5-4590 3.3 GHz, 4 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 760 or better, 8 GB HDD, Windows 8.1

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