Attack on Titan is a world of hack and slash. The game adapted the dark anime series, Shingeki No Kyojin. It is one of the most successful and one of the most remembered anime of all time. In the game, players will live in an apocalyptic world.
Brutal World of Attack on Titan
In the world of Attack on Titan, the Titans are gigantic yet brutal creatures that feeds on human beings. A military force is formed by the government to stop these monsters from eating the entire human population. It seems that the war on humans versus Titans are going on for a long time.
The Story of the game
The game will also take place after the first season of the anime. The Titans came back after 100 years of silence. The wall that was built to defend and save the humans are now almost useless. After witnessing one of the most gigantic Titan kicked through the wall.
Eren, Mikasa, Armin and a bunch of their friends had vowed to end this onslaught. They ?promised to wipe out every single one of these monsters in order to avenge the death of Eren?s mother. However, their battle for revenge will take them deeper into the abyss.
Attack on Titan will cover the story from their training days all the way to the brutal fight between Eren and Annie. Players will also have the chance to know the story of Eren?s friends, it will provide them with more insight into the happenings via survey missions, side missions, and expeditions.
The game?s Managing Director, Hisashi Koinuma stated that there is no need to read or watch the series in order to understand the story of the game. The game will start at the very beginning of the manga series made by Hajime Isayama.
Gameplay and Mechanics
Attack on Titan is made by the same company that made Dynasty Warriors, Warriors Orochi and Hyrule Warriors. However, similarities are minimal or almost non existent. The game is unique on its own way, using ODM or Omni-Directional Mobility, players will be able to maneuver in battle and move across the map quickly.
The will be very similar to the anime. The ODM will be used in combat as well as an escape mechanism to save the players from danger. It can be used to climb on the Titan?s back in order to strike their weak points and be able to take them down.
Unlike the Warriors games, Attack on Titan will not feature a massive army of soldiers to back the players up. A few teammates will be the only ally the players will have. Tactics and teamwork are important in order to take down Titans efficiently and effectively.
Players can also customize their gear, changing blades scabbards, ODMs and other means of combat. A variety of missions will also be available including, Elimination of Titans, defending the base, escorting and others. Watch the footage below for an insight.
Attack on Titan Multiplayer & Release
Players will be able to play with friends via 4-man online co-op. However, players won?t be able to multiplayer in the story mode. Attack on Titan is set to release on Aug. 30 via PC, PS4, Xbox One and PS Vita. Physical and Digital version of Attack on Titan will also be available.