Atlas Fallen, the brand new sport from The Surge's Deck13, appears to have gone beneath the radar for a lot of. Contemplating how engaging the sport appears, we figured it will present up at Summer season Recreation Fest as a part of the massive present, however it did not fairly create a buzz at Not-E3.
The excellent news is that Deck13 did showcase one thing new for all of us excited to get our arms on the sport: essentially the most complete take a look at its construction, fight, co-op, and extra.
Maybe essentially the most attribute factor about Atlas Fallen – outdoors of its sand-covered world – is the sport's fight. All of it comes again to the Gauntlet, which you purchase early on within the sport, and it modifications issues eternally. The Gauntlet mainly turns you into a brilliant model of your self. It is what allows you to air sprint, and glide throughout the sands.
However the extra fascinating half is the way it components into the sport's weapons, which change their kind and performance primarily based on what you need. Assaults could be customised utilizing Essence (acquired all through the world), which is the place the depth of play kinds seems to be.
There is a explicit deal with huge boss fights in opposition to Wraiths, which look to have a number of phases of forwards and backwards. You'll be able to goal weak factors and alter the tempo of the combat, and it is positively the sport's greatest spectacle.
On the subject of exploration, a lot of Atlas Fallen's ruined world is begging to be raised up from throughout the sands that cowl it. You get the standard assortment of issues to search out, like chests, and improve supplies, however there's extra hidden beneath the sands that provides an fascinating twist.
Atlas Fallen is a sport we have had our eye on since final yr's gamescom, the place Dom bought handled to a demo that bought him on the idea. We performed it simply final March, and Alex was intrigued by the sport's Darksiders and Zelda influences, with a contact of Souls fight.
Atlas Fallen helps drop-in, drop-out co-op for 2 gamers, and it is going to be out there August 10 on PC, PS5, and Xbox Collection X/S.