Kickstarter projects tend to evoke nostalgic feelings in their backers, and InXile Entertainment‘s Wasteland 2 is no different, but now available in a much improved Director’s Cut.
Due to time management I haven’t been able to cover a lot of RPGs, but I’m always interested in their origins and what the developers make of them if they had the resources to resurrect those classic games. Wasteland 2: Director’s Cut is an enhanced version of the much-praised sequel to the 1988 post-apocalyptic game, but released in a fair way for the consumer.
Those who’ve purchased the original game will get all the updates for free: a complete graphics overhaul due to the newest version of the Unity 5 engine, support of controllers, over 8 000 lines of new voice-over dialogue, and other gameplay changes, making this the definitive version.
For those who’re unfamiliar with the game, it was developed by a company whose founder Brian Fargo made the original Fallout and The Bard’s Tale, the latter of which will also get a sequel soon (I’m very excited about, as I loved the newest version). Wasteland 2 might look and play like an old turn-based RPG (with a bucketload of blood and gore and an even more surprising 16+ age rating for Germany), but with the renaissance of the post-apocalyptic setting and more strategy games for PC, this should be a treat for those missing the olden days. The Director’s Cut is now also available for current gen consoles as well.
Buy the classic edition for PC on
Amazon Germany (Retail box)
Amazon UK (Retail box)
Amazon USA (Retail box)
Buy the deluxe edition for PC on
Amazon Germany (Ranger retail box)
Amazon UK (Ranger retail box)
Buy the deluxe edition upgrade for PC on
Buy the Director’s Cut for Xbox One on
Buy the Director’s Cut for PS4 on
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