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Bethesda's Deathloop has gone Gold plus Official Gameplay Walkthrough

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posted on Aug, 6 2021 @ 12:41 PM
Deathloop is developed by Arkane Studios and is Bethesda's first game since its acquisition by M$ , Bethesda have announced the game has gone Gold ahead of its September 14th release.

I knew of the game but didn't really know what it was about so watched a couple of videos and had a couple of thoughts....
1: It looks a bit like Dishonored crossed with Prey but as it uses Arkane's "Void Engine" that's not really surprising , or a bad thing it just looks a bit samey.

2: It looks a bit Pants , graphically it looks decidedly last gen and gameplay wise it looks like a mixture of several other games , the dialog displayed in the trailer is the usual creditworthy one liner nonsense that seems to be the way of big studio games these days.

Hope it turns out the game is better than it seems and there are deep systems at work and clever A1 under the hood but as it stands this looks generic and lazy.
edit on 6-8-2021 by gortex because: (no reason given)

posted on Aug, 6 2021 @ 01:26 PM
a reply to: gortex

I'd never heard of this, the trailer looked kinda meh. Looking it up, it sounds like it could have been an interesting game, but I dunno...It sounds like they just half assedly ripped off ideas from other games. They've got the timeloop from Majora's Mask, but worse, they've got the multiplayer from Dark Souls, but worse and they use the word parkour...

I'm kind of sick of the parkour trend in games to be honest.

Deathloop has the player in the role of Colt, an assassin who is stuck in a time loop, waking up on a beach at the island of Blackreef. The other residents of Blackreef, a former army base where strange experiments had once been held, have invested in the island and have gathered for this night to hold a party that seemingly lasts forever, as at the end of each night, the island resets to the start of the party in that time loop. Because of this reset, the partygoers pay no heed to their actions or deeds since they wake up at the start of the loop with no memories or effects of the previous loop.[2] While Colt is part of this loop, he retains memories from each loop, learning the behaviors and patterns of the partygoers with each loop.[2]

Colt has been tasked to take out eight targets across the island before midnight, as leaving even one alive will cause the time loop to reset and undo his work. Further, should Colt die before taking out the eight targets, he will wake back up at the start of the loop.[2] Unlike The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask, another game with a time loop that runs in real time, the time loop in Deathloop is not strictly timed and is aimed to give players more time and freedom to take out these eight targets in one loop.[3] The player uses a combination of stealth, parkour, attack skills,
gadgets and powers as in Arkane's previous Dishonored and Prey games to move about the game world, avoid or take out guards, and learn the patterns of Colt's targets to figure out the right order to eliminate these using guns, melee attacks, or other environmental means.[4]

The game features a multiplayer aspect in which the player can alternatively take the role of Julianna, an agent tasked to protect the time loop and take out Colt. When the player takes this role, they will enter a random player's game and may interfere with their play. The multiplayer portion is optional and players can prevent others from taking on the role of Julianna in their game, instead leaving this to a computer-controlled opponent to try to stop Colt.

posted on Aug, 6 2021 @ 01:34 PM
I hope it has SIXTEEN TIMES the detail.

posted on Aug, 6 2021 @ 01:36 PM
a reply to: SuicideKing33

It just works.

posted on Aug, 6 2021 @ 01:52 PM
Not sure at the moment if I can get on board with deathloop…….might need a few gameplay vids to convince me……..besides……I’ve still got miles, clank and a couple of others to finish yet lol

posted on Aug, 6 2021 @ 07:09 PM
Bethesda's Deathloop .
I first read the title and thought , most likely yes.
Now , it has been affirmed.

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