Scars Above Sci-Fi Shooter Announced at Gamescom

Developer Mad Head Games reveals a model new house action-horror IP, Scars Above, with a cinematic trailer at Gamescom Opening Night Live.

The reveal trailer for the brand-new IP Scars Above landed at Gamescom, teasing a mysterious and harmful alien world for gamers to discover by means of the eyes of protagonist Dr. Kate Ward. Mad Head Games guarantees a compelling and complicated story on this action-horror journey impressing gamers at Gamescom.

Many recreation trailers had been proven opening evening at Gamescom, together with the reveal trailer for Scars Above. The recreation introduces a monumental like construction that resembles a pyramid hovering over Earth’s orbit, which is suspected to be, or hosts, some sort of alien race that threatens the planet. The Sentient Contact Assessment and Response crew (SCAR) made up of engineers and scientists are despatched to analyze, however in doing so, the alien construction transports them throughout house to an unfamiliar planet. This is the premise for Scars Above, which could have gamers management astronaut and SCAR member Dr. Kate Ward. Players should discover the alien world, discover her lacking crew, and uncover the secrets and techniques to this exoplanet’s mysteries.


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Players will little doubt discover similarities to different video games that Scars Above appears to be impressed by, corresponding to BAFTA awarded greatest recreation Returnal, relating to the third-person shooter components and starring a feminine astronaut protagonist stranded on an alien world. Even so, Scars Above will inform a distinct story and can also be set as much as play otherwise than Returnal. While Returnal is an arcade-like shooter expertise, Scars Above could have gamers managing their stamina, crafting weapons and devices, and utilizing elemental assaults in opposition to obstacles to beat odds.

Scars Above additionally guarantees thrilling boss fights, and a various atmosphere for gamers to discover in a wide range of biomes, which is able to absolutely maintain gamers on their toes as to what sudden risks may come subsequent on this sci-fi journey. Players may also discover that Scars Above could also be taking a little bit of inspiration from Dead Space as nicely, because the builders describe the mature content material of the sport as depicting violence in lifeless and mutated human our bodies in addition to aliens. Space horrors appear to be making a renaissance, as latest reviews present that EA will reveal extra on the Dead Space remake quickly.

The preliminary launch date for Scars Above was initially set for someday in 2022, however the date now appears to have been pushed again to 2023, though the precise date has but to be revealed. The Creative Director of Scars Above spoke to Game Rant in regards to the recreation final yr, and described it as Alien meets Alice in Wonderland. Scars Above appears to be Mad Head’s largest recreation but, and is its first recreation that will probably be hitting consoles, as its different releases have been made completely for cellular and PC. More info on this thrilling new recreation will probably be obtainable as Mad Head Games will get nearer to its launch.

Scars Above releases in 2023 on PC, PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S.

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