Horizon: Zero Dawn Gets Two New Trailers Detailing The Machines Behemoth and Stormbird

Today, publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment and developer Guerrilla Games released the third and fourth trailers in a new video series titled “The Machines.” You can watch the first two here.

The one introduces and details the machine, Behemoth. According to Guerrilla Games, the huge, rugged transport-class machine uses anti-gravity technology to transfer precious cargo from smaller acquisition-class machines into its stomach container. When provoked, the Behemoth may charge at the enemy or use its anti-gravity unit to hurl heavy objects. It is also equipped with a set of grinding drills that allow it to grind and propel rock projectiles.

As you can see in the trailer, the Behemoth appears similar to a rhinoceros.

Quick Overview:

  • Type: Transport

  • Habitat: All Terrain

  • Challenge Level: 25

  • Combat Weaponry:

    • Gravity Boulder Throw
    • Grinding Shrapnel Blast
  • Combat Melee:

    • Charge Attack
    • Quake Smash
    • Charging Quake Smash
  • Special Ability: Gravity Purge

  • Vulnerabilities:

    • Gravity Generators
    • Cryo Canisters to freeze it
  • Tactics: Shoot hinges to remove cargo container

The other one introduces and details the machine, Stormbird. According to Guerrilla Games the Stormbird soars through the sky at a high altitude, and is a combat-class machine that can swoop down and attacks it prey with tremendous force. It is said to be just as dangerous on land as it is in the air, with a variety of quick and powerful attacks that range from wing blasts to claw slashes. It’s enormous metal wings are capable of collecting and discharging the electricity in the air.

Unlike many of the other machines, their resemblance is to a large bird. As you can see in the trailer, the tips of their wings feature winglets, which are for aerodynamic purposes, and are common in aircraft.

Quick Overview:

  • Type: Combat

  • Habitat: All Terrain – Open Areas

  • Challenge Level: 27

  • Combat Weaponry:

    • Shock Blast
    • Shock Burst
    • Thunder Bomb Run
    • Hurricane Blast
  • Combat Melee:

    • Break Smash
    • Thunder Rush
    • Jumping Claw SLash
    • Tail Lash
  • Vulnerabilites: Removing Engines

  • Tactics: Destroy Lightning Gun

Horizon: Zero Dawn is slated to launch exclusively for PS4 on February 28th in North America, and on March 1st in Europe.

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