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Posted 07 March 2012 - 06:41 PM
In development by the gents at Zeal Game Studio is the recently revealed RED Frontier, a multiplayer real-time strategy game with competitive tactical skirmishing in mind.
The player takes the role of a mercenary commander in the outer rims of the galaxy, fighting for control over the rare spaceship fuel Starvoid. On the battlefield, the player has an arsenal of combat droids, vehicles and ingenious abilities ranging from deployable machine gun turrets and minefields to repair nanoids and orbital rocket strikes.
Hinging on straightforward direct control of your assets it nonetheless keeps tactical gameplay and strategic decisions at heart since forethought in unit selection and customisation, Commander development, as well as adept unit management on the battlefield, are all key to reaching your goals.
A sampling of hot crimson-tinged screenshots and the full feature list can be found at the game's brochure site here.
Is there just nothing fresh in computer gaming anymore?
Yes, but you won't find it being done by a full studio. Practically the only originality around comes from indies. What do you expect from such a conservative industry that's famously unwilling to take risks, and/or sue each other over plagiarism?
Is this Zeal as in Team Assault Zeal? Those chaps knew what they were doing when I talked to them about TA, anyway.
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