Berzerk: Recharged twin-stick maze survival game is coming to Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. Thanks to SneakyBox for their amazing work and dedication. Due to makes its way onto Steam.
Atari, a globally recognized name in the entertainment world, is introducing a fresh take on a classic from the 80s called Berzerk: Recharged. If you’re looking for a bit of history combined with modern flair, this might be right up your alley.
Back in the day, there was this popular action challenge where players worked around a maze, avoiding or facing aggressive robots. The most notorious figure in this scenario was “Evil Otto.” Picture this: a bouncing smiley face. Sounds harmless, right? Not quite. Otto was also relentless, passing through walls, and you couldn’t stop him. Your best strategy against him? Get out of his way.
What’s New in Berzerk: Recharged?
Firstly, visuals. Expect sharper, crisper graphics that also give the classic game a fresh look on Linux. Then, there are the controls. Twin-stick controls have been added, making movement smoother and also more intuitive. The soundscape has been enhanced with a musical touch from Megan McDuffee. Due to blend in futuristic vibes with some 80s nostalgia.
Berzerk: Recharged – Announcement Trailer
A key detail to note: The Berzerk: Recharged robots chasing you aren’t silent. They speak. Due to be a homage to the older version, one of the pioneers in using speech in such challenges. The dialogues add a layer of personality to the robots, making your encounters with them more engaging.
And, of course, Evil Otto’s still in this twin-stick maze survival with his unwavering smile. He’s also going to be that constant pressure, making sure you always stay sharp.
Features to Look Forward To:
- Dynamic Difficulty: The mazes you’ll navigate in Berzerk: Recharged won’t be easy. As you progress, the challenges ramp up, symbolized by the robots changing their colors.
- Unique Mazes: 20 carefully designed mazes await you, each throwing a different set of hurdles your way.
- Boosts and Power-Ups: Enhance your arsenal with weapon upgrades and modifiers. These range from spread shots to railguns. You can also enhance your speed, deploy shields, or even lay down mines.
- Team-Up and Scoreboards: If things get tough, call in a friend for shared split-screen co-op. After you’ve given it your best, see where you stand on the public scoreboard.
Lastly, you’ll find Berzerk: Recharged twin-stick maze survival available on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. This project, promises to be a blend of the past and the present. Get ready for some maze-navigating action! And also be sure to Wishlist the game on Steam.