Deathloop is an action-adventure shooter game from the developer of the Dishonored series, Arkane Studios. The game is set in the fictional location of Blackreef. Deathloop at its barebone level is essentially about killing 8 people within a location, also while being stuck in a time loop.
How different is Deathloop from other Arkane Studios games?
It is a fair assessment to say that Deathloop is one of the most unique first-person shooters from any studio. The game has many elements of stealth action games like the Dishonored series. However, the most unique feature that sets out Deathloop from other games is the time loop element. Therefore, players are meant to use their deaths as a means of analyzing and better planning for their next assassination missions. The inventive take on the first-person shooter genre is what makes the game so exciting to play. Even though Deathloop also features many of the same elements from the Dishonored series. The elements such as the fast-paced gunplay, skill tree, powers, and abilities are in the new game as well. While not so indifferent from other Arkane Studios games, Deathloop is a fresh and ingenious new game that uses all the best elements of the other games.
Is the time loop a gimmick?
Deathloop makes use of the time loop mechanic better than any other game in recent memory and it is essential to the draw of the game. Therefore, calling the time loop a gimmick would be an understatement. The game is not only an action-adventure shooter game. The time loop element is what makes the game an intriguing murder and puzzle-solving game.
Deathloop 2: Release Date for PS5, PC, PS4, and Xbox Series X|S
The first game is one of the most highly rated games of 2021. Likewise, players are in great anticipation of Deathloop 2 and also, seek every news surrounding the game. Arkane Studios who have a great track record and also, developed sequels for their major game franchises are to decide on the sequel. Therefore the success of Deathloop makes it likely to receive a sequel.
Dishonored is also a major game from Arkane Studios. Using hindsight and looking at the time gap between the first game and its sequel. There is a high likelihood that the sequel may come out after at least 4 years. However, this is not a guarantee. It is only based on the history of release dates from previous Arkane Studios games.
This article will be updated with any new concrete update from the developers about a sequel and its release date.
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