Nether (video game)

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Developer(s)Phosphor Games (until 2013, 2015-present)
Pure FPS (2013-2015)
Publisher(s)Nether Productions
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows
  • WW: October 29, 2013[1]
Genre(s)Action, Indie, Massively Multiplayer, RPG

Nether is a first-person multiplayer survival game for Windows.[2] It was developed by American studio Phosphor Games, and was first available on October 29, 2013.[citation needed]


Nether is a first-person, multiplayer, survival game, where the player must survive in a landscape based loosely on Chicago (where the developers are based).[3] Players must scavenge the world for supplies and fight off the evil monsters that are hunting for them. However, monsters are not the only danger to players; players are also a danger to each other. Players can fight over items as well as territory. A server can have up to 64 players. A map has up to 150 blocks of houses, with wasteland beyond the city. The game has a 57/100 metacritic score.[4]


Phosphor Games Studio is a Chicago-based game development studio. Some games they've developed are "The Dark Meadow" and "Horn".


  1. ^ "Nether (PC)". IGN. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Nether: Resurrected on Steam". Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Official Nether Wiki". Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Nether". Metacritic. Retrieved 18 July 2016.