Articles About Images Videos

Horizon Zero Dawn

is an upcoming action role-playing video game in development by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4 in 2017. It will be... read more

Horizon: Zero Dawn demo at EGX reveals more story info

Author: David Lozada
23-Sep-2016

Category: News

The highly anticipated upcoming open world action RPG title had new information revealed yesterday about the game's narrative, trading/crafting mechanics, and gameplay.

Horizon: Zero Dawn demo at EGX reveals more story info
A live streamed demo of Horizon: Zero Dawn was played by Guerrilla Games' Lead Combat Designer Troy Mashburn at EGX in Birmingham, UK yesterday, revealing more information on the game's narrative, trading/crafting mechanics, and gameplay.

Starting with protagonist Aloy going into a village that had just been attacked by a corrupted Thunderjaw, one of the biggest mysteries in the game, according to Mashburn, will be to find out what’s causing a lot of trouble by corrupting the machines and making them more dangerous and violent. Though no one knows anything about the Corruptors - the machines that are going around and infecting the others - they are somehow linked to Aloy’s personal mystery and where does she come from.


Before going into combat, the EGX demo showcased a bit of the trading/crafting systems as well, with the main character buying a very rare slingshot that fires elemental grenades with a big area of effect, a rare bow capable of knocking parts off machines, and a protective vest with additional protection against corrupted machines. All items can be modified and improved through a socket system, which will be familiar to RPG fans:

Horizon: Zero Dawn's Socket System 1
Horizon: Zero Dawn's Socket System 2
Horizon: Zero Dawn's Socket System 3
The title will be a full open world from the very beginning, allowing players to explore the world as they see fit. The interface will point out nearby quests and points of interests as you can see in the image below:

Horizon: Zero Dawn's interface pointing out nearby quests and points of interest
The EGX demo then moved on to combat, and Mashburn revealed that four weapons can be active at the same time and swapped instantaneously. Moreover, every weapon in the game can be used by Aloy while riding a mount.

Horizon: Zero Dawn
will release exclusively for PlayStation 4 in North America on February 28, in Europe on March 1, and in the UK on March 3.

Source:
https://www.twitch.tv/egx
Rate this article
- 0 - 0


Comments


0 comments
16-Oct-2017

Top 5 Tips On How To Start Strong In Shadow of War

author: Nick Banks
category:

Middle Earth: Shadow of War does everything its predecessor did and more. Much, much more. Which is why it can sometimes be a little overwhelming to...

0 0
0
16-Oct-2017

Pyre Review

at: Pyre
category:

Enter the Rites and fight for your freedom! Lead a party of exiles through an ancient purgatory and participate in fast-paced sport-like rituals...

0 0
0
13-Oct-2017

Batman: The Enemy Within - Episode 2 Review (PC)

author: Sean Rehbein
category:

Trust is gained, tested, and lost in the second episode of the second season of Telltale's Batman series. More villains enter the fray, testing,...

0 0
0
13-Oct-2017

Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds Has a New Trailer

category:

The Frozen Wilds, the upcoming expansion for Horizon Zero Dawn was shown by Guerrilla Games on a all new trailer - gamers have been eagerly awaiting a...

0 0
0
07-Aug-2017

Horizon Zero Dawn's The Frozen Wilds Gets A Release Date

author: Joe Apsey
category:

Did you enjoy Horizon Zero Dawn earlier this year? Well, luckily more Horizon is coming this November in the form of an expansion. The Frozen Wilds...

0 0
0