Posts Tagged ‘Extinction’

Extinction is out now (for a silly amount of £, $, €)

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Gargoyle-grappling action game Extinction is out now, offering large cities infested with muscular orc-a-likes and colossal ogres. It’s a bit like Attack on Titan, except the biologically exposed anime giants are replaced by armour-wearing big boys with sharp teeth and pointy ears. There’s a story campaign about saving civilians and beating back the Ravenii, as the baddies are called, alongside an “extinction mode” in which the waves of enemies never stop. Would you like to play that? Cool. Please insert £54.99 or the equivalent in a currency of your choi– hey, where are you going? Read the rest of this entry »

Extinction trailer shows off its swish combat

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Extinction is what happens when you take the thrilling, lightly traumatising anime Attack on Titan and remove the unsettling weirdness of its giant naked men, in favour of genero-ogres wearing tasteful loincloths. That’s a bit of a shame, but the game they’re starring in has me a mite more interested than the Dynasty Warriors re-skin that was the official tie-in Titan game. It’s mostly down to the combat, which looks acrobatic yet pleasingly arcadey, your character clambering all over giants in a manner resembling a Shadow of the Colossus sequel directed by Shinji Mikami. A new trailer goes into a bit more detail on that fast-paced ogre-slicing, while explaining why you’re carving up these poor misunderstood brutes in the first place.

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Giant-slaying action-RPG Extinction stomps out on April 10th

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Extinction is Iron Galaxy’s action-RPG that asks “what would it look like if a race of giant alien ogres invaded the earth, and the only thing that could stop them was a bloke with a flaming sword and a grappling whip?” The answer: pretty darn cool.

I won’t get to do any giant-slaying myself until the game comes out on April 10th, so for the time being I’ll have to be sated with the trailer below. Think Attack on Titan, albeit with genero-club-wielding ogres rather than terrifying naked humans. Still though: grapple whips.

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Scale, prune and decapitate gigantic ogres in Extinction

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A desperate human race pushed to the brink of extinction. Enormous man-eating giants loom just outside the massive walls of the last surviving cities, and their only weakness is decapitation, or at least a sharp blade across the nape of their neck. Such death-blows can only be delivered by high-flying, acrobatic, sword-wielding warriors – our species’ last line of defence.

No, it’s not Attack On Titan. It’s Extinction [official site], the completely unrelated upcoming giant-slaying action game from current Killer Instinct developers Iron Galaxy Studios. While first announced a few months back, you can see a shiny new gameplay trailer after the jump.

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