Posted Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 07:16 PM PDT by Trevor Ruben
Co-op game of E3.
'Evolve' debuted a few months ago as an interesting idea, propelled in spirit by its developer, 'Turtle Rock Studios,' the people who invented 'Left 4 Dead.' For the rabid following of the unique cooperative shooter, that was enough to pique interest. For everybody else, this week's E3 might just have done it.
A massive display marked a major chokepoint at the L.A. Convention Center, as gamers lined up to get their hands on the one versus four monster mash. The four are hunters, each a unique class, each an important role in the tracking and eviscerating of a horrible, alien beast. The one is that beast, two of which we know about so far. The first is the Goliath, pictured, and the second is the Kraken, shown in a trailer here.
Importantly, this wasn't a mild showing, it was a prideful blowout from publisher 2K, framed as a tournament, and the excited, complicated and compelling gameplay videos flooding the web are proof, at the least, that 'Evolve' has officially entered gaming's consious sphere:
IGN put out a particularly entertaining match between its most public writers.
'Evolve,' happily limited to the Xbox One, PS4 and PC, is out on Oct. 21.
You can find the latest info on 'Evolve' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
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