A game where you help and then backstab your teammates.
Vicious Circle

Rooster Teeth Games just released their latest game today on Steam. It's called Vicious Circle and it's a game where you can both cooperate and backstab your teammates all throughout the course of each round. It's available for $19.99 (USD) and blends together comic sci-fi looking visuals, the voice talents of various Rooster Teeth personalities, and promises more to come in the months ahead.

The game starts off with one player being selected to become a "massive, unstoppable creature" that wants to eliminate the four other mercenaries that are in the game. The mercenaries, on the other hand, are trying to survive against the creature while also collecting loot. Together, the mercs are a formidable threat against the creature. However, the catch there is that only one mercenary can make it out with the loot. Mercs can use gadgets and the environment to slow down their rivals or steal loot from them.



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In each round of Vicious Circle, one player is selected to become a massive, unstoppable creature with a simple goal: kill all four mercenaries. Mercs can team up to survive and are formidable when working together, so use your powerful abilities to pick them off one by one. If a merc goes down, they’re not necessarily out: dead mercenaries spawn creepy beings called Little Dippers that let players possess the bodies of other mercs, giving them another chance at victory.

Only one player can make it out with the loot, so the key to success in Vicious Circle is playing dirty whenever you can. Use your gadgets and the environment to mess with your adversaries: lock doors to slow them down, trap them in rooms with the monster, and suck loot out from under them. Do you join forces against the monster hunting you down, or sneak away to gain the upper hand while everyone is busy? The choice is yours, but remember — what goes around comes around!