In 2017, Guerrilla Video games wowed us with a brand new IP that was totally different from something it had ever produced. Finest identified for the shooter Killzone sequence, Guerrilla flipped the script and ventured into the open-world motion/RPG style, inviting us to a post-apocalyptic Earth the place large, animal-like machines have turn out to be part of the ecosystem. Horizon Zero Daybreak was an awesome success, with adrenaline-pumping battles, an superior protagonist in headstrong Aloy, and thrilling discoveries round each bend. We couldn’t wait to expertise extra, particularly since Guerrilla had left some free ends hanging. Fortunately, the extremely anticipated sequel, Horizon Forbidden West, is simply across the nook with its February 18 launch date.
For our 12-page cowl story, we spoke to Guerrilla Video games about what Aloy’s journey westward will entail, and we had been handled to 2 hands-off demos. One demo showcased an space early within the recreation, offering a glimpse on the extra detailed cities and character fashions alongside the brand new talent timber and workbench system. Our second demo took us a lot later within the recreation to see a boss battle in motion towards a brand new fierce foe: the Slitherfang. Nevertheless, the brand new machines are solely a part of Aloy’s struggles this time round. Discover out extra in regards to the extra pressures and conundrums coming her means, and the way Guerrilla Video games is taking Aloy and the gameplay in Horizon Forbidden West to a brand new degree.
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We didn’t cease there, although. Telltale is coming again in a giant means, and affiliate editor Wesley Leblanc has the primary large take a look at the studio’s reinvention, together with its newly introduced The Expanse: A Telltale Sequence being co-developed by Deck 9. We additionally dive deep into one other extremely anticipated sequel hitting quickly: Dying Gentle 2: Keep Human, detailing our latest hands-on impressions and why we really feel optimistic in regards to the February 4 launch. And if that’s not sufficient, we’ve seems at Elden Ring, Forspoken, and Murderer’s Creed Valhalla: 12 months Two.
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