Generation Zero is an open world action game from the creators of the Just Cause games, which sees you using guerrilla tactics to fight giant robots in an alternate version of 1980’s Sweden.
Forget Skynet, this is Swede-net. An army of hostile machines have invaded the idyllic 1980’s Swedish countryside and you (and up to three friends) must attempt to survive, fight of the robots and unravel the mystery of what is going on. You’re undermanned and underpowered so you have to use guerrilla tactics to lure, cripple and destroy the robotic invaders. You can play the game in single player, but if you team up in co-op you’ll be able to combine your character’s unique special skills to tackle enemies, share your loot and even revive each other.
As it’s from the creators of Just Cause, it’ll come as no surprise that Generation Zero is set in a vast open game world, but it looks a lot more cohesive and atmospheric than Just Cause’s chaotic island playgrounds. A beautiful recreation of 1980’s Sweden, with full day/night cycles, unpredictable weather and a dynamic 1980’s soundtrack.
The robots come in many forms, from little ‘Ticks’ to massive bipedal ‘Tanks’ all of which have different weapons and sensory equipment, so you’ll need to use different tactics to bring them down. Interestingly, all of the robots are persistently simulated in the world – so if you kill them then they’re gone for good and if you damage specific components and run away then that robot will still have the same damage the next time you see it.
It’s a fantastic looking game with a beautiful setting and lots of tactical guerrilla warfare gameplay as you attempt to take on a robot army that has you massively outgunned. Sign up for the Beta now to show those robots what for!