Watch our latest Atomic Heart IGN First video! Robots have turned against their creators, and it’s up to veteran soldier Major Sergey Nechaev, better known as P-3, to stop them. This video will get you up to speed on the story of Atomic Heart, from its alternate history Soviet setting, to its many characters and killer robots.
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[Music] [Music] The year is 1936. Dimitri Sarge suchenov A professor at the Soviet Academy of Medical Sciences has created a unique Electronic storage device little does he Know that his invention is the first Step in a series of events that will Result in a robotic Massacre the year is 1950. suchanop's inventions have ushered In an age of technological prosperity For the Soviet Union his laboratory Known as facility 3826 is hard at work On a device that will link humans and Robots thought control over machines is Just years away the year is 1955. robots Have turned against their craters blood Covers the floors and walls of facility 3826 atomic heart begins [Music] Foreign Has crafted an entirely alternate History for atomic heart and for this Month's IGN first the game's creative Team has revealed the timeline of events That directly lead to the robot Smash in Action of this intense first person Shooter in monfish's Twisted pass to the Invention of a miracle substance known As polymath allows the Soviet Union to Chart significantly more technologically Advanced path through the first half of The 20th century as you would expect of The Soviets in the 1950s professor
Sechinoff and the scientists of facility 3826 had their eyes very much on the Stars but they are involved in something Much grander than the Space Race these Alt history Russians were set on Conquering other planets as such the Laboratories of facility 3826 studied All manner of disciplines from Interstellar engineering to Medicine Genetics and even botany but Sectionoff's true talents was in Robotics his storage device paved the Way for the creation of portable cold Fusion reactors which in turn unlock the Rise of robot assistance by the Mid-1940s automatons were commonplace And performed vital duties in rebuilding The country after the devastation of the Second world war in 1948 sectionov Created the collective neural network A System that allowed human operators to Command robots with improved efficiency Just two years later he began to design A 2.0 version of the system that would Link a human mind with a robot's Operating system via a polymer implant This system which would eventually be Known as thought would prove to be such Anov's greatest mistake the dream was That thoughts would Advance Humanity in Leaps and Bounds they could connect with Machines and instantly learn new Languages and instruments people could Become Quantum physicists overnight but
A catastrophic system failure in the Collective Network the very Network Section off wanted humans to plug into Caused all connected robots to turn Against their craters it's following This Disaster that Atomic heart's Protagonist enters the story veteran Soldier major Sergey nechev foreign Better known as P3 is Professor Sachinov's personal agent and has been Called upon to find and eliminate the Cause of the system failure right now The disaster is confined to the halls And Laboratories of facility 3826 which Itself is located in the Kazakhstan Mountains far from regular Society it's P3's job to contain the disaster and Prevent it from spreading further Thankfully his body is augmented with a Serious amount of tech a metal skeleton Makes him almost as Hardy as his Droid Opponents and a variety of polymer Combat implants enhances deadly skills If you've seen any gameplay from atomic Heart you'll know that playing as P3 Looks like an absolute violence Riot Agent p3's Quest will see him exploring The many different complexes that make Up facility 3826 while atomic heart Takes place in just this single location Its multiple districts are visually Distinct and designed to tell the Facility's main Stories the cellami Complex for instance Is Made Up On
Futuristic architecture that reflects The needs of his research team and Stands in stark contrast to the small Rural Villages that surround the Facility mudfish also promises Variety In areas depending on their purpose the Theater complex built for use by not Just scientists but local civilians Provides a very different area to Explore than the robotic engineering Labs that lie Underground on your Journey you'll also come across various Monuments and memorials paying Testament In Grand fashion to past breakthroughs And lost Geniuses mudfish notes that There's an air of a utopian future Particularly in the more open locations And the entrance of facility 3826 but The developer promises that the deeper Into the complexes you explore the more Sinister Things become The machines may be the most immediate Source of danger but P3 will need to Navigate the politics and philosophies Of facility 3826's upper management if Fees Define the hidden truth behind the Disaster right at the top of the Hierarchy is of course Professor Sechinoff himself a man with a utopian Attitude he hopes to unite humanity and Pave a route to the stars with his Team's discoveries he is defended by two Unique bodyguard robots known as the Twins elegant mechanical ballerinas
Equipped with the latest deadly Technology the section of surrounded Himself with similarly talented Scientists as atomic heart story Progresses you'll meet Larissa filatova A neurosurgeon and former assistant Secession of philatova has humanist Philosophies and munnfish promises she Held some interesting personal motives Regarding the collective system failure We'll also come into contact of Sechinoff's second in command deputy Director Michael stockhausen A Gifted German doctor known for his cunning and Phenomenal memory he quickly Rose Through the ranks of the facility thanks To his administrative Talent munfish Says that the web of connections to the Collective system failure runs deep with Representatives of not only the facility Being involved but also the USSR itself P3 is in over his head in a situation That seems to promise as much narrative Intrigue as it does challenge in Shootouts If you enjoyed this then make sure to Check out our boss fight gameplay video And make sure to stick with igen this Month for even more exclusive atomic Heart coverage Foreign [Music]