Double Damage, developer of the incredible area motion game Rebel Galaxy, has introduced a prequel: Rebel Galaxy Outlaw.
Rebel Galaxy Outlaw will carry over the area trucker/roadhouse vibe of the unique. The game is in improvement for PC, PS4, and Nintendo Switch, deliberate for launch in Q1 2019 for $30.
The unique Rebel Galaxy’s principal hook was its fight, which managed to translate Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag’s broadside boat fight to spaceships. As such, spaceships within the game had been locked to the 2D aircraft in the identical approach a daily boat would.
From the Outlaw reveal screens, and the game’s press launch, it appears like Double Damage is making adjustments to this setup, although the developer stopped wanting explaining how. Outside of ship fight, Outlaw may also enable for different actions like billiards, and cube poker.
The story is about 34 years previous to the occasions of the primary game. We play as Juno Markev, a smuggler who will get her ship destroyed in a single encounter, and finds herself indebted to a on line casino proprietor who provides her a a lot much less fancy ship to assist her out.
Double Damage is promising larger emphasis on story, place, and characters this time round. The announcement trailer sadly doesn’t present any gameplay, but it surely’s offered by one of many game’s characters, and manages to dunk on Star Citizen within the course of. There’s additionally this well-animated cinematic trailer.
“This has got to be the most ambitious game I’ve ever worked on,” mentioned studio co-founder Travis Baldree.
“We took what worked from the last title, and then went a little crazy. It’s got a stronger focus on story and place, a huge jump in detail, and while it still works great for folks with a HOTAS at home, I think we’ve managed to make space combat accessible and fun for everybody else in a way that nobody has managed before.”
Rebel Galaxy Outlaw appears and sounds promising, and it’s taking pictures for launch within the first quarter of 2019.