Synthetik: Legion Rising was a top-down 2D roguelike shooter with deep weapon-handling mechanics like movement-based recoil and energetic 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 Fireplace Video games has introduced that the sequel, Synthetik 2, can be arriving in Early Entry on August 19 with a full launch deliberate for 2022.
Primarily based on the gameplay trailer above, two minutes of “alpha footage uncooked fight”, essentially the most vital 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 huge pink Xes with weapons that hit like a hammer. Fireplace Circulation says Synthetik 2 could have new courses, weapons, and gadgets, the co-op can be bumped as much as 4 gamers as an alternative of simply two, and it will have built-in modding assist.
Prematurely of its August Early Entry launch, a demo of Synthetik 2 can be playable in the course of the Steam Subsequent Fest, giving us entry to 2 courses plus “customized class constructing”, a flooring stuffed with dangerous guys to shoot and a boss combat to cap it off. That’ll be obtainable on June 16.