The player’s job as a scrapper is to collect scrap (an in-game currency) for use in recycling facilities. Sent by an unnamed party to the edges of space where ‘no communications will reach’, your scouting ship sets out to join the spacecraft Icarus. However, once the player arrives on Icarus, they find that something on-board has gone awry.
Strafe is a first-person shooter. Weapons at the player’s disposal will include shotguns, machine guns and railguns. Merchants will appear, who the player can buy upgrades from. The levels in the game are semi-procedurally generated. Upon loading in to each zone, the map is generated by pulling a set of rooms from a pool and arranging them randomly. The enemies, upgrades, and merchants among other assets are also randomized and placed within the zone. Strafe is notably virtual reality head-mounted display Oculus Rift enabled. The game will feature digital gravity and a dynamic blood splatter system. Each weapon has a primary and secondary fire method, with power-up items allowing the weapon to become much more powerful.