Shadow Warrior 2 gameplay video releases 20 minutes of total gore

shadow warrior 2 gameplay video released twenty minutes of gore

Gore #firstperson #shooter Shadow Warrior 2 may not be making a Linux and SteamOS debut for the October 13th release, but the gameplay still looks epic. Killing waves of demonic enemies with a variety of weapons, and that #chainsawkatana looks fun.

What makes Shadow Warrior 2 unique in the heap of FPS games is the complete disregard for logic and taste. Players dismember and shoot bad guys in seemingly endless waves, while doing so in the progression of modern design. Weapons drop as loot and there certainly appear to be a lot of them, each with a mixture of status effects, gem sockets to assist in various play styles. Comparisons to the Borderlands series, where in one second a player could be wielding a chainsaw katana, the next some beastly demolishing weapon of nondescript proportion. The variety in weapon choices seems to make Shadow Warrior 2 uniquely expressive, despite the low-brow humour.

This 20 minutes of gameplay from PC Gamer should warm a few hearts:

Shadow Warrior 2 Features:

Blades and Bullets: Lo Wang delivers his own brand full throttle brutality with an expanded array of over 70 lethal blades and explosive firearms to overcome the demonic opposition. Become a whirlwind of steel and blood with razor sharp katana, short swords, crescent blades, and hand claws or unleash a hellish symphony of ornate firearms to decimate your enemies.

Four Player Co-Op: Battle through the expansive campaign alone or team up as a four-player typhoon of destruction online in campaign co-op mode. Tackle challenging primary missions or thrilling side quests while maintaining your own ninja style with customizable armor, items, and valuable loot from your triumphs.

Procedural Environments: The breach between the human and demon realms created an interdimensional hernia resulting in constant shifts to the world of Shadow Warrior 2. Procedurally generated landscapes and paths bring new twists and turns to once familiar terrain and routine missions.

Brutal Damage System: Choose your weapon based on the situation at hand and then dismantle everything that stands in your path with an advanced gore system. Use precision blade strikes to separate limbs and heads or switch to heavy ordinance and blow a hole right through colossal beasts.

Custom Upgrade System: Upgrade weapons in your arsenal with up to three stones at once to improve performance or augment them with devastating elemental effects. Collect karma, amulets, and armor to enhance Lo Wang’s power and shift his death-dealing artistry into overdrive.

We know what you’re thinking, too bad a Linux and SteamOS release will not be available at launch. All this procedural gore to slash through, slashing an enemy at a predetermined joint location. Environments are randomized, assembled from handcrafted modules that create a different feel every time. The loot, jokes, play style variety, and randomly generated levels makes Shadow Warrior 2 a game designed for mouse and keyboard.
Here’s hoping we have more details closer to the October 13th release.

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