Megaton Rainfall puts the Man of Steel to shame

Superheroes are all of the rage nowadays. There’s now not a single A-list actor/actress who hasn’t sidled their way onto the Marvel Cinematic Universe person roster; and with DC looking to throw a few go back punches inside the close to destiny, I suppose it’s secure to mention that our nearby cinemas might be fully preoccupied with tight bodysuits and the occasional cape for many years to come back.

And I suggest, being ludicrously rich is NOT a real superpower.

The gaming industry is much less saturated, being in large part ruled through Rocksteady and Warner Bros.’ Batman: Arkham series or LEGO Marvel productions. If there’s a strolling subject matter right here, it’s that these are characters with whom we are all enormously familiar: be it cinema or videogame, there are no new supers in sight. And that, folks, is in which Megaton Rainfall is available in.

It’s been 2 years due to the fact that we last saw Megaton Rainfall. Unveiled at the Independent Gaming Festival in California again in 2015, developer and publisher Pentadimensional Games have been quietly chipping away at their behemoth of a project until days in the past, when a flurry of announcements gave us a complete trailer for the sport – we’ll get to that quickly – and a launch date for PS4: September 26th.

Taking its cues (in my opinion) from Watchmen‘s Doctor Manhattan, Megaton Rainfall arms you the reins of a “indestructible inter-dimensional incredible-being” who can attain Mach 10 in five seconds and topple buildings with an insignificant notion. And what does this quasi-deity do when it’s now not wandering the seventh aircraft of the everlasting realm?

It defends us pathetic earthlings from alien invasion.

Of route, we pathetic earthlings are fully unprepared to cope with either more-terrestrials or inter-dimensional remarkable-beings, and therein lies the seize: use your omnipotence to damage the hordes of mechanical alien ships, however watch out, because one blunder and you’ll demolish half of Paris. Or punch a hollow through a continent.

Boasting an notable open world (I mean literally, global: planet Earth is the primary explorable vicinity) and “exceptional freedom of movement” within the shape of unlimited flight and velocity, Megaton Rainfall is one of the most bold videogame tasks I’ve ever seen, specifically given its humble beginnings. Having commenced in 2012 as a one man band, lead developer Alfonso del Cerro has seeing that been joined via several new artists, as well as musical skills from David Garcia, who has lent his talents to Rime and Hellblade.

Oh, and he’s additionally written a adorable blog article at the PlayStation Blog that offers a ton of extra statistics and some sneak previews of the environments, baddies, and high-quality-powers. Prices are as of yet unknown, however the game is confirmed to be PSVR ready, and could be available on Steam within the foreseeable future. If you want more statistics on the sport, check out the Megaton Rainfall website here.

Updated: March 16, 2019 — 3:56 am

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