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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
PlanetSide 2 takes all the groundbreaking features from the original game massive multiplayer battles, distinct empires to rally around, and enormous continents where intense ground and air combat unfolds and adds features that modern gamers have come to expect out of the FPS and MMO genres. Across the continents of Auraxis, thousands of players will come together in enormous battles to win control of critical territories and key resources for their empire. With a an extensive skill tree and free-form class-based system, players will be able to customize their soldier, weapons and vehicles to match their play-style, as well as the needs of their squad, outfit or empire. Battles can last for days or weeks, so players will need to build alliances and specialized combat outfits to take on long-term strategic and tactical initiatives. With air, ground and seaborne combat, the battles will be larger and more intense than ever.
PlanetSide 2 review Few games have attempted to deliver an FPS at the massive scale, let alone offered them for free. While PlanetSide 2 sounds like a must-download, is it worth your time? Author: Jonathan_Leack 11/26/12