Strider: NYCC 2013 Trailer, Interview, & Hands-On Preview

During New York Comic-Con, Tyler and Dalton got a chance to talk with Tristan Corbett, Product Manager for Capcom’s Strider (2014), and got the chance to go hands-on with the latest build of the upcoming downloadable title.

From Capcom:

  • Genre: Side-scrolling Action Platformer
  • Platform: XBLA, PSN, PC
  • # of players: 1
  • Release Date: Early 2014
  • Rating: RP (Rating Pending)
  • Developer: Double Helix
  • Publisher: Capcom
GAMEPLAY OVERVIEW
The original assassin returns with the digital release of Strider® for the Xbox One®, Xbox 360®, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®3 and PC. An intense side scrolling action platformer, Strider’s action begins in the expansive metropolis of Kazakh City, a mix of ornate Russian architecture and hard-edged futuristic high-rise buildings with sprawling energy cables and pipework. Players freely explore the city, gaining new abilities and items which in turn open access to a truly expansive interconnected game world beyond.
Strider features the same franchise hallmarks of fluid, lightning quick combat and ground-breaking free-flowing traversal that inspired many of today’s third person action titles.
The year is Meio: 048, on an alternate dystopian future of Earth. The whole planet suffers under the oppressive rule of the mysterious Grand Master Meio. An expert in sabotage and assassination, Hiryu is the youngest ever recruit to attain a Special A-Class in the hellish Strider training program and is the only man capable of achieving the mission to eliminate Grand Master Meio. Perform breakneck acrobatic jumps and mid-air flips while slicing through Strider’s varied enemy types with Hiryu’s indestructible ‘Cypher’, a plasma charged weapon that can take on a number of properties. Alternatively, use the climb sickle to gain the high ground, and hit them with a surprise Kunai attack or call on support companions for some extra muscle when the going gets tough.
NYCC 2013 Screens Courtesy – Capcom:
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Be sure to stay tuned to Fate of the Game for more on Strider.
Dalton Miller
Dalton Miller

@TalesofDalton Analyst, Writer, Technologist, Futurist, e-cigarette aficionado, drinker of TAB cola, I'm ready for the dystopia, are you?

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