Monday, 12 September 2011

Syndicate Reboot on the way

For those of you who remember the original Syndicate game, this may come as welcome news, although this may not be like the syndicate we know and love.

Originally a tactical game in which you positioned a four-team group of cyborg agents to dispatch rival syndicates and enemy agents, it was a highly innovative game for it's time. Playing similarly to the original Xcom games. (Otherwise known as UFO), it placed a greater emphasis on real-time overhead combat as opposed to the turn-based approach of the X-com series. Equipment selection and research played a large role in how the game progressed and which weapons your agents used to get the job done.

Recently leaked information and screenshots of the game indicate that it will instead be a first person shooter with emphasis on upgrading your character with chips that enhance gameplay. (including the ability to slow down time and enhance vision to be able to see through walls.)


No news has been released on whether the game will include tactical options similar to it's predecessors, but considering that the new Xcom game due for release next year will now include tactical gameplay (after outcry from the fans on the initial first-person only approach.), it's a strong possibility.

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