Posts Tagged ‘Maximum Games’

Extinction trailer shows off its swish combat

Extinction

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

Extinction

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

Extinction

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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Death To Spies 3 Reborn As Alekhine’s Gun Next Week

Hitman-y stealth-action with a Russian during the Cold War sounds a lark, but Death to Spies 3 didn’t inspire enough to loosen purse strings and ended up failing two crowdfunding campaigns. However, creators Haggard Games did draw the attention of publishers to help get it out. Now named Alekhine’s Gun [official site], the game will finally launch on Friday, March 11th. Yes, the very same day as the episodic new actual Hitman starts.

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