Kursk is an FPP adventure game with horror elements, created by the Polish studio Jujubee, previously known only for productions on mobile devices, such as the futuristic racing game – Flashout. Kursk is Jujubee’s first game made specifically for the PC and 8th generation consoles.
The main storyline is focused around the mysterious catastrophe of the Russian nuclear submarine – the K-141 Kursk. In the August of 2000 the, over 150 meters-long, giant sunk on the Barents’s Sea and took the lives of 118 crew members with him. The cause of this tragedy has not been discovered. Was it a collision with an American submarine ? Was it the explosion of a faulty torpedo, a mutiny or a suicidal action from one of the crew members ? It is the player’s task to provide an answer to these questions.
The players experience the game from the first person perspective, the developers put a lot of emphasis on the storyline, filling it with extremely grim, serious moments and a heavily intriguing atmosphere, which is why the game is directed mostly towards mature audiences.