Commandos 2, Praetorians HD remasters get first full gameplay trailers • Eurogamer.internet
Out on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 later this yr.
Kalypso Media has delved into its shimmering bag of nostalgia and plucked out the primary correct gameplay trailers for its upcoming HD remasters of much-loved stealth-tactics basic Commandos 2 and Roman Empire technique affair Praetorians.Praetorians and the Commandos collection have been initially developed by Pyro Studios, and Kalypso efficiently acquired the rights to each (together with Pyro’s Imperial Glory) final July.On the time, the Tropico writer mentioned it deliberate to make utterly new video games in every collection, whereas additionally adapting current titles for “up to date applied sciences and platforms” – which is clearly the place its HD remasters are available.
Commandos 2 initially debuted on PC, Xbox, and PS2 in 2001, and, like its 1998 predecessor, was a brutally difficult WW2 technique effort with a heavy emphasis on stealth. Within the sequel, gamers have been as soon as once more tasked with guiding a small squad of troopers (with distinctive specialisations, together with sniper and demolitions knowledgeable) throughout a collection of isometric stage in an effort to full varied open-ended sabotage and assassination missions.Pyro Studios’ Praetorians, in the meantime, first launched on PC in 2003, providing a Rome-themed slice of real-time technique that positioned a concentrate on the tactical administration of troops, somewhat than the useful resource administration that usually underpins RTS video games.
Based on Kalypso, the Praetorians and Commandos 2 HD remasters (the work of Yippee Leisure and Torus Video games respectively) will embody enhanced controls and up to date graphics after they launch on PC, PS4, andXbox One in This autumn this yr. Commandos 2’s HD Remaster may also be making its strategy to Swap, plus iPad and Android tablets.You possibly can see a few of these spruced-up visuals within the first gameplay trailers above.