Synthetik: Legion Rising was a top-down 2D roguelike shooter with deep weapon-handling mechanics like movement-based recoil and lively reloading, plus some actual meaty gun sounds. It was well-received again in 2018, with a consumer ranking of Overwhelmingly Optimistic on Steam. Berlin studio Circulation Hearth Video games has introduced that the sequel, Synthetik 2, will probably be arriving in Early Entry on August 19 with a full launch deliberate for 2022.
Based mostly on the gameplay trailer above, two minutes of “alpha footage uncooked fight”, essentially the most important change is that it is gone to a 3D isometric view. In any other case Synthetik 2 nonetheless appears to be broadly the identical sport of deleting dudes into satisfying large purple Xes with weapons that hit like a hammer. Hearth Circulation says Synthetik 2 may have new lessons, weapons, and objects, the co-op will probably be bumped as much as 4 gamers as a substitute of simply two, and it will have built-in modding help.
Upfront of its August Early Entry launch, a demo of Synthetik 2 will probably be playable through the Steam Subsequent Fest, giving us entry to 2 lessons plus “customized class constructing”, a flooring stuffed with unhealthy guys to shoot and a boss combat to cap it off. That’ll be out there on June 16.