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Following up on the success of VR title The Strolling Useless: Saints & Sinners, Chapter 2: Retribution is bringing some new toys to gamers. Whereas viewing a hands-off preview of the sport, I noticed a few of the new adjustments in motion, together with the addition of that almost all essential of zombie/walker-killing instruments: The chainsaw.
Chapter 2 is a direct sequel to the unique recreation, happening in New Orleans — extra particularly, the French Quarter. Along with the aforementioned implement, gamers additionally get to make use of a sawed-off shotgun and a submachine gun. Does it matter that the chainsaw is, in apply, an impractical weapon at greatest? Not within the slightest. Whereas I wasn’t in a position to strive it out myself, I used to be given to grasp the chainsaw would give the participant haptic suggestions on use — probably even getting caught within the walkers.
The brand new recreation additionally provides gamers the choice to pursue missions at evening, regardless of the risks, utilizing flares and UV lights. It additionally introduces boss characters to battle, in addition to expanded crafting and new NPCs with whom to work together.
So far as VR titles go, the brand new chapter appears to be like like a enjoyable addition to the roster, although it may not be sufficient to offset Meta’s worth hike to the Quest 2, for which it launches later this 12 months. It is going to be extra fascinating to see it on the brand new PS VR2, which launches early subsequent 12 months.
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