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Undead Legions 2 top-down shooter and native support

undead legions 2 top down shooter and linux support

Undead Legions 2 is a fast paced and action packed top down shooter for Windows via Steam, but will likely see a Linux as well. We reached out to developer Key17 Games with surprising details.

Undead Legions 2 combines Action-Rpg gameplay with Tower Defense elements. So players can play with and develop four different characters. Which each come with their own skill tree and special abilities. Also played in either single player or in local co-op.

Another major game element are upgradable “Support Spheres”. Which also add a good amount of Tower Defense mechanics. Last but not least there’s dozens of items that players can grind and equip for their heroes. While making their character significantly more powerful.

Linux Support:

“The game is currenly still XNA and that’s only because we haven’t already dealt with a couple of sound issues that arise when changing to Monogame. We will do that during the Early Access phase, and once on Monogame, we can (and will) release for Linux and more platforms.”

So this is indeed some good news. While it does appear the initial launch will be on Windows only. Linux support will come later. Hence the switch to Monogame and as development continues. But at least we have yet another

Undead Legions 2 is a frantic top down shooter has been in the makings for over 3 years. Now getting to release on Early Access via Steam. Which also features all major game elements and a good 2-3 hours of intense and challenging gameplay.

Undead Legions 2 top down shooter Early Access Trailer (Windows, Linux coming later)

4 Unique Hero Classes

  • the strong Gunner utilizing an arsenal of explosives, turrets and the power of pure rage
  • the swift Rogue armed with an enchantable bow, deadly traps and mighty companions
  • the Mage who delivers maximal damage through fire and flame
  • the Priestess with her healing power and the constant need to buff her teammates

Support Spheres

These are your support base in the arena. They deliver power-ups, have healing capabilities, impair enemies, let you fortify and you can build turrets in them. And of course, they come in different types and they are upgradable.

Dozens of Items

Items come in different rarities and their effects range from giving stat bonuses to granting additional devastating powers. There’s backpacks that make you drop bombs when jumping, boots that let you jump as high as the sky, magnets that pull power-ups towards you and much more.

Campaign Mode

You will fight your way through multiple different environments and face challenging bosses before entering the next world.

Unlockable Game Modes

While playing the campaign, you’ll unlock several different game modes that can be played seperately once unlocked.

Steam release:

Undead Legions 2 top down shooter is available on July 30th for Windows. While Linux is coming, there is not release date. Since this is an Early Access release. So stay tuned.

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