Followers of Ion Fury’s retro-inspired shooter gameplay can sit up for a brand new growth known as Aftershock hitting the sport this summer time. The growth was briefly teased final 12 months and appears to present followers much more of the nostalgic gameplay they love whereas turning up the quantity even increased on an already loud journey.
Aftershock sees heroine Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison return in full pressure. Sadly for Shelly, her nemesis Heskel is again too. Aftershock introduces brand-new zones for Shelly to explode in pursuit of her foe in addition to a collection of harmful new enemies. Fortunately, Shelly has her Loverboy revolver in addition to an arsenal of recent weaponry. When she’s not mowing down all the things in sight on foot, she’ll pace issues up with new car fight sections.
The growth additionally provides an Prepare mode. This permits gamers to combine up the unique marketing campaign by further parts reminiscent of new enemies, weapons, and extra. Which means anybody seeking to replay Ion Fury can now accomplish that underneath recent situations as a substitute of merely replaying the prevailing narrative. In case you’re itching to dive again into the sport, Ion Fury: Aftershock will probably be out there on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Swap, and PC. There is no phrase on value but.
Ion Fury launched in August 2019 for PC and got here to consoles final August. The sport acts as a throwback to the 90s period of first-person shooters. It’s such a throwback that the sport was made utilizing the identical Construct Engine that spawned Duke Nukem and the unique Shadow Warrior video games.
Recreation Informer scored the sport a 9 out of 10 with former editor Javy Gwaltney saying in his review “Ion Fury is all the things that I’ve needed from a modernized tackle the arcadey shooters of the 90s. The pitch-perfect motion, the enemy selection, artistic weaponry, and incredible degree design all add as much as an outstanding shooter marketing campaign. In a sea of retro shooters seeking to channel the glory of the style’s early days, Ion Fury emerges because the title that pushes these thrills into the current in an attractive manner, deftly capturing their timelessness.”
Despite its reward, Ion Fury generated controversy after transphobic statements by some members of the sport’s growth group, Voidpoint, surfaced on-line. It was additionally found that Ion Fury featured in-game homophobic jokes. (Voidpoint has since apologized and eliminated the offending content material from the sport).
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*Editor’s Word: it was beforehand written that Ion Fury: Aftermath prices $24.99. That’s not truly the case, and we apologize for the error.