Play This: Cruelty Squad, a depressing Rainbow Six fever dream
Play Cruelty Squad: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1388770/Cruelty_Squad/
Cruelty Squad is what happens when you gut Rainbow Six and Hitman, invert their corpses, and write cryptic, funny messages on the floor with their guts. The basic idea is simple. You’re a depressed loser assassin on a budget. Kill the targets, don’t die—or do, whatever)—get money, buy horrific body mods that make you into more of a literal corporate tool and an even bigger loser. Hell yeah, now this is cyberpunk, a queasy, cynical entertainment product that actively resists being played. But if you like a little pain with your pleasure, you should try anyway. Cruelty Squad is weird enough to see through
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