Evolution: The Video Game the strategy releases on Mac and Windows, the games going to get Linux support. Thanks to North Star Digital Studios and their adaptation. While the games reviews are Positive 83% on Steam. Inviting biologists to create a thriving species.
To celebrate the launch. North Star is also giving away 1,000 copies of the physical board game. To enter, players need to play at least one multiplayer match in a day. Including a maximum of one entry per day. Ten winners will be selected daily. Going on for the first 100 days after launch. Which will be announced on social media.
Also note, winners of the physical board game will have to pay for shipping.
Evolution: The Video Game is the digital creation of the popular board game. Also very carefully crafted. So budding young field researchers can jump right in.
In mere moments, anyone will understand what makes Evolution great. Since this is an award-winning franchise. Including more than 1.6 million players around the world. So you can see why we need Linux support. Reaching out to North Star, here’s the reply.
“Evolution uses Unity. And Linux support is a planned feature. Bbut there is no timetable for its implementation at the moment.”
So this is indeed good news. And with Unity 3D being used for development. This should also allow players to use Proton to play now. Either way, make sure to Wishlist on Steam.
Gameplay in Evolution: The Video Game is about surviving. Since you will experience an ever-changing environment. While create a new species.
Which all comes to life with hand painted, watercolor art-style. A thoughtful original soundtrack. Adapting in almost endless creature combinations. All by merging natural traits. Such as climbing or horns to survive deadly predators. And also limited resources.
Your goal is to develop relationships. Between plant eating species or evolve meat eating beasts. Since they feed on the opposite. All taking place in an amazing turn based strategy.
Evolution: The Video Game Release Trailer (Windows, Mac, then Linux)
While Evolution’s digital adaptation, loyal to the original board game. Which has also done some evolving of its own. Stunning new artwork, animated cards and lush settings. Distinct enemy A.I. Bosses and a new campaign mode. These are but a sample of the new features. All exclusive to the digital edition.
Playing against human opponents from around the world. This also provides its own thrill in fast-paced matches. Including a cross platform multiplayer. Since this provides a deep pool of players to battle with. While the skill based matchmaking boosts healthy games.
Evolution’s digital form plays as fast as possible. So matches generally last less than ten minutes.
“Since its release in 2014. The original Evolution tabletop title. And its many iterations have been a huge hit with players,” said Scott Rencher, president and co-founder of North Star Digital Studios. “We wanted Evolution: The Video Game to not only stand out. Since this is a excellent reworking of the tabletop original. But as a great strategy video game all on its own.”
Evolution: The Video Game is available on Steam for $14.99 USD. Releasing on Mac and Windows. Linux support is also coming, but there is no release date. But there is a launch week discount of 20% until February 19th.
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