British technique recreation designer Julian Gollop is again once more, this time with a riff on X-COM: a spritual sequell known as Phoenix Point. Gollop is hoping to lift $500,000 to broaden his studio, Snapshot Games, whereas additionally funding improvement of his new recreation, a contemporary reimagining of his turn-based opus.
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Instead of going again to Kickstarter, the place Gollop’s wizard battler Chaos Reborn was funded, this time the creator is choosing Fig, the crowdfunding platform that lets individuals purchase a stake within the recreation. It’s the place Pillars of Eternity 2 and Wasteland three noticed success.
At the time of writing, the sport has already raised $189,836 of its $500,000 objective. Have a take a look at the Phoenix Point Fig campaign at that hyperlink.
As you’ll be able to see within the trailer above, it’s wanting very X-COM, albeit with large, screen-filling boss enemies and terrors from the depths. The recreation will even characteristic rival human factions and adapting alien enemies, who change based mostly in your playstyle.
There’s an overworld map, engineers, scientists, troopers, aliens, destructible surroundings, and turn-based battles. It’s X-COM developed, by the sounds of it, and it seems to be prefer it may very well be completely sensible.