For all the love that we hold for dinosaurs, there are very few games that allow us to play as the beloved prehistoric beasts. Arcen Games aims to change that with the upcoming Early Access release of their title: In Case of Emergency, Release Raptor. Arcen’s game is carefully crafted to give you the closest possible feeling of being a velociraptor, then turning you loose to destroy robots. The tagline does a bang-up job of summarising the plot. ‘When the machines rule with an iron fist, it’s time to unleash the Raptors’.
The velociraptor will possess the abilities to pounce and tear robots limb from limb. The addition of robots keeps the game gore-free because Arcen wants you to experience this game with your children.
Each level will be procedurally generated featuring a satisfying blend of hand-crafted locales and randomisation. Each objective will have a thematic effect on the world around you such as blowing up part of the robot facility. Although the more mayhem you cause, the increased heat you will have to deal with (think GTA’s wanted level).
In Case of Emergency, Release Raptor is scheduled to hit Early Access on July 22nd. You can find out more info here.
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Michael Vane is a freelance journalist and contributor for PN2. @DrVane