Re-Legion, the neon-infused cyberpunk RTS, is out now, together with a launch trailer exhibiting off all the types of issues you are able to do because the chief of a murderous, brainwashed cult. Principally, it appears, you’ll be inflicting some good quaint mayhem in an effort to topple companies and eradicate unbelievers. Examine the trailer out above.
As a prophet decided to take down an oppressive, technocratic society, you possibly can craft your personal faith by choosing numerous dogmas, develop new talents and switch peculiar individuals into followers who will gladly stroll right into a wall of bullets for you. These followers can assault unbelievers, generate money and take over territory by hacking. It’s cyberpunk—after all there’s hacking!
Eric Watson went hands-on with Re-Legion final yr. “The demo was a pre-alpha construct and a bit tough across the edges, and the graphics and animations felt no less than a decade outdated, however I used to be intrigued by the combination of basic cyberpunk with spiritual physique horror,” he stated. “Utilizing precise people as a limiting third useful resource is a enjoyable idea, and the power to transform enemy forces immediately on the battlefield gave me fond reminiscences of Sacrifice, or Age of Empires’ clergymen.”
Judging by some early impressions from gamers, it’s nonetheless a bit tough across the edges, with some buttons not working, the UI being laborious to parse and the AI no being fairly as much as snuff. Conceptually, nevertheless, it’s undoubtedly interesting, and whereas the as soon as stagnant RTS style is enhancing, it nonetheless desperately wants extra bizarre video games to maneuver it ahead.
Its out on Steam now for £14.39/$18.