If you missed Brian Fargo’s ‘The Power of the Crowd’ presentation, given at Unite 2012, you won’t have seen the first small snippet of in-game footage from Wasteland 2. inXile Entertainment have now shared the footage via YouTube for everyone to see.
The minute of footage depicts unsurprisingly, a baron wasteland, with a party of characters taunting a ‘Scorpitron 2.0’, previously shown off in a piece of concept art. Viewers are also shown Wasteland 2’s dynamic camera that will enable scalable views of the landscape. Players can zoom in and out of the standard isometric view or if they prefer, turn the camera to a completely top-down view of the action.
Fargo previously stated that his team were ‘kicking ass’ during his Unite 2012 speech and this footage certainly helps to support his claims. Bear-in mind too, that this footage is incomplete. It lacks polish in areas of animation and certain effects, so expect the game to improve further.
Wasteland 2, developed by inXile Entertainment is slated for an October 2013 release, for PC, Mac and Linux.