, a sequel to the 1988 RPG Wasteland, is a standout in crowdfunding success stories, with over 70,000 Kickstarter backers. Just like the original, it is set to be a party-based game with turn-based tactical combat. After global nuclear war, the destruction and subsequent impact have left little behind. Set in a post-apocalyptic alternate history timeline, players will take on the role of a member of the Desert Rangers, a group of survivors out to help others in the desert wasteland.
Like the original game, you'll have a party of players and can recruit NPCs to join you. Wasteland 2 will feature high customization of the player Rangers, and deep scripted story content. Known as the precursor to the Fallout series, Wasteland introduced having to make some difficult decisions within a persistent game world, and the sequel aims to continue that legacy. The InXile team working on Wasteland 2 is also notable for the number of returning members from the original game.
- Replayable deep RPG storyline set in a post-apocalyptic desert wasteland.you'll have to make meaningful choices as you play as a survivor among others in the American Southwest.
- Party-based gameplay, including players and recruitable NPCs. Turn-based combat in an isometric 3D environment
- Planned highly customizable character creation for player Rangers, with control over stats, attributes, and skills. Players and NPCs will have their own personalities and motivations.
inXile has announced that the first significant update for the console version of Wasteland 2: The Director's Cut has been deployed for PlayStation 4 and XBox One. The patch includes bug fixes and addresses balance issues.
Posted Nov 12, 2015 by Suzie Ford
At first, when I heard about the Wasteland 2: Director's Cut from inXile Entertainment, I thought it was just a clever branding trick to release the game on consoles. Then I played it, and quickly realized that it's the true definitive version of the crowdfunded RPG that rocked our socks off last year.
Posted Oct 12, 2015 by Suzie Ford
inXile has sent out a terrific new game play video for Wasteland 2: Director's Cut, a brand new edition of the game that features improved graphics and game play enhancements. The video features tips and tricks for surviving in the Wasteland from none other than inXile's CEO Brian Fargo. Check it out and leave us your thoughts in the comments.
Posted Oct 06, 2015 by Suzie Ford
inXile Entertainment has released a brand new trailer for Wasteland 2: Director's Cut. In it, the improvements to graphics, game play enhancements, tweaks and new voice overs are showcased. Check it out and leave us your thoughts.
Posted Sep 21, 2015 by Suzie Ford
inXile Entertainment has announced that all who either backed or purchased Wasteland 2 will receive the Game of the Year update for free sometime later in 2015. The new version of the game brings key game play improvements as well as new ways to customize a player's party, new party bonuses, game balance improvements, overhauled combat encounters and much more.
Posted May 07, 2015 by Suzie Ford