Game news Scars Above: release date, gameplay, story… We take stock of this science fiction game
gamescom was an opportunity to see future games and get new insights into others. This is how the sci-fi game Scars Above has resurfaced and promises us an upcoming release. Release date, gameplay, story… JV’s editorial staff takes stock of Scars Above.
- What is the Scars Above release date? On what media?
- What are the studios behind Scars Above?
- What is the story behind Scars Above?
- What is the gameplay of Scars Above?
- Do you want to know more?
What is the Scars Above release date? On what media?
Scars Above was featured for the first time at E3 2021. He most recently resurfaced on the opening night of Gamescom 2022, with a trailer combining cinematic and gameplay phasesin addition to revealing new information about its universe. If the game still does not have a specific release date, it is for the moment announced for early 2023 on PC. It should also be released on consoles, more precisely on PS5, Xbox Series, PS4 and Xbox One.
What are the studios behind Scars Above?
Beyond a simple game, Scars Above was designed to become a real license. This is the Serbian studio Mad Head Studio who took charge of the development of the game. In addition to being the biggest game developed by the studio until now it will also be its first title to land on consoles. As for the publisher, it is Raw material (Pathfinder), Koch Media’s new publishing label.
What is the story behind Scars Above?
Scars Above anchors in a science fiction universetorn between action and puzzle solving. Players find themselves in the shoes of Kate Ward, a scientist who has just arrived on an unknown alien planet filled with menacing aliens. She finds herself alone and will have to find the other members of his teamwhile discovering the mysteries of this strange planet. He will also need survive in this harsh environment eliminating the various threats that come before it.
What is the gameplay of Scars Above?
Scars over the east an action-adventure third-person shooterand which takes as a setting a world of science fiction. As a scientist, the embodied character is nothing like a soldier, but will still have to manage to survive with the means at hand. It will therefore be necessary craft different items necessary for survival in the harsh environment of the gamesuch as weapons, devices or consumables.
Another aspect of survival will be knowing your limits, learn to manage your energy and find new tactics to defeat your opponents. It will also be a question of exploring an environment as magnificent as it is threatening, filled with the mysteries of a civilization that has visibly disappeared. Thanks to her skills, Kate will be able to gather a lot of information about the world around himwhich will help her to survive, but also to solve the puzzles that come her way.
Do you want to know more?
Space horror-survival games seem to be experiencing a bit of a renaissance. Many titles of this genre are in development and should arrive soon on our consoles. We are thinking in particular of The Callisto Protocol, expected for December 2, 2022, or even the remake of Dead Space, expected for its part on January 27, 2023.