Gamescom 2013: Wasteland 2 Shows Off More Post-Apocalyptic Environments With New Screenshots

By Masoud House

August 21, 2013

It’s been a little while since we last got a look at InXile Entertainment, Obsidian Entertainment and Deep Silver’s Wasteland 2, but today we’ve got new screenshots that show off the “Desert Rangers” during gameplay exploring a desert environment, and concept art of a fearsome scorpion tank,  all of which can be seen below.

Wasteland 2 is the first official sequel to Wasteland (with the Fallout series as a spiritual successor), and takes place in a post-apocalyptic United States, where a company of U.S. Army Engineers survived a nuclear holocaust and are now trying to survive the desert. The game allows players to build up a highly customizable team for turn-based, party-based tactical role-playing mechanics, and will tasks players with interacting with non-playable characters who all have their own agendas and personalities, just like the members of the player’s team.

Wastelands 2 was successfully funded through a Kickstarter campaign after only two days: for a closer look at the game’s mechanics, check out InXile’s  gameplay footage; for a closer look at other news on Wasteland and InXile’s other franchise, Torment, check out our InXile news.

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Masoud House

Born and raised in video games and "geek culture," Masoud has been bred off of fantasy worlds his entire life and doesn't see anything wrong with that. He loves RPGs (especially TRPGs), sandbox games, the sci-fi genre, dieselpunk, art deco, and anything that allows him to create. Having graduated from John Jay College with a degree in English and a minor in Creative Writing, Masoud hopes to one day pen the same novels, comics, movies, and video games he enjoys escaping into when the real world gets too boring.

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