Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Scavengers is an ambitious "co-opetition" shooter inspired by Halo 5's Warzone

Warzone was for me the best thing about Halo 5. This player versus environment versus player mode saw first-person shooter carnage across enormous maps - the biggest the Halo series had ever seen - with computer-controlled enemies and player-controlled spartans going at it.

So, I'm intrigued by the idea of Scavengers, a game whose developers list Halo 5's Warzone as an inspiration, and a game whose developers actually made Halo 5's Warzone.

Midwinter Entertainment is a small, 16-person Kirkland, Washington-based studio founded in December 2016 by some of the people who made Halo at 343 Industries - the Microsoft-owned developer based just down the road in Redmond (completing the triumvirate of Halo makers in the wet and cold of the Pacific Northwest is Destiny developer Bungie, which is based just down the other road in Bellevue).

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from Eurogamer.net http://ift.tt/2FNlEV3