They Are Coming is a very cool War of the World inspired third person Sci-Fi shooter where you control a lone soldier as he attempts to survive and save civilians from massive invading alien tripods!
Originally created for the UE4 MegaJam, and since continuing development, They Are Coming is a fantastic looking little third person shooter where you run down a highway, blasting aliens and massive War of the Worlds inspired tripods. The tripods in question most resemble the 2005 Tom Cruise iteration of HG Well’s classic and they’re pretty intimidating when you get up close to them. You can dispatch them by shooting them in the eye, but they’re accompanied by smaller, human-sized aliens who can quickly overwhelm you with gunfire if you’re not careful.
They Are Coming is very much a work in progress, so it’s far from feature-complete and has some rough edges, but it shows a lot of promise. The War of the Worlds’ style tripod is such an underused enemy type in video games and they look incredible in the game. It’s a fun game, which just needs to be fleshed out with more objectives and weapons (it can take a long time to bring a tripod down with a rifle). Maybe if you figure out how to sneeze on them and give them the common cold then that’ll bring them down quicker!